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Pontoppidan, Henrik (1857-1943), writer, Denmark.

In 1917, Henrik Pontoppidan received the Nobel Prize for literature, "for his authentic descriptions of present-day life in Denmark". The prize was divided equally between Pontoppidan and Karl Adolph Gjellerup. See also The Nobel Foundation and their presentation of the laureates.


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