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Eyvind Johnson
BornOlof Edvin Verner Jonsson
29 July 1900(1900-07-29)
near Boden, Norrbotten, Sweden
Died25 August 1976 (aged 75)
Stockholm, Sweden
NationalitySwedish
Period1924–1976
Notable work(s)
Notable award(s)Nobel Prize in Literature
1974 (shared with Harry Martinson)
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This person won a Nobel Prize
Eyvind Johnson (29 July 1900 – 25 August 1976) was a Swedish novelist and short story writer.[1] He became a member of the Swedish Academy in 1957 and shared the Nobel Prize in Literature with Harry Martinson in 1974 with the citation: for a narrative art, far-seeing in lands and ages, in the service of freedom.

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