The Nobel Prize in Literature 1910
German writer: drama, poetry, prose. World-renowned short stories. Idealism. Consummate artistry permeated with idealism. Philology. Doctorate for dissertation on the refrain in ProvenÃ§al poetry. Nobleman.
Portrait of Paul Johann Ludwig von Heyse by Adoph von Menzel, 1853. Source Wikimedia Commons
Paul Johann Ludwig von Heyse. Source: Zidovske listy
Paul Heyse, circa 1860. Author: Franz Hanfstaengl. Source: Wikimedia Commons.
Paul Johann Ludwig von Heyse, 19th century. Source: Wikimedia Commons.
Paul Johann Ludwig von Heyse, 1910. Source: Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, London.
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Name: Paul Johann Ludwig Heyse
Birth: 15 March 1830, Berlin, Prussia (now Germany)
Death: 2 April 1914, Munich, Germany
Residence at the time of the award: German
Prize motivation: "as a tribute to the consummate artistry, permeated with idealism, which he has demonstrated during his long productive career as a lyric poet, dramatist, novelist and writer of world-renowned short stories"
Field: Drama, Poetry, Prose