Nobel Literature Winners Since 1980

2014 : Patrick Modiano, France

2013 : Alice Munro, Canada.

2012 : Mo Yan, China.

2011 : Tomas Transtromer, Sweden.

2010 : Mario Vargas Llosa, Peru.

2009 : Herta Mueller, Germany.

2008 : Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio, France.

2007 : Doris Lessing, Britain.

2006 : Orhan Pamuk, Turkey.

2005 : Harold Pinter, Britain.

2004 : Elfriede Jelinek, Austria.

2003 : J.M. Coetzee, South Africa.

2002 : Imre Kertesz, Hungary.

2001 : V.S. Naipaul, Trinidad-born Briton.

2000 : Gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French.

1999 : Guenter Grass, Germany.

1998 : Jose Saramago, Portugal.

1997 : Dario Fo, Italy.

1996 : Wislawa Szymborska, Poland.

1995 : Seamus Heaney, Ireland.

1994 : Kenzaburo Oe, Japan.

1993 : Toni Morrison, United States.

1992 : Derek Walcott, St. Lucia.

1991 : Nadine Gordimer, South Africa.

1990 : Octavio Paz, Mexico.

1989 : Camilo Jose Cela, Spain.

1988 : Naguib Mahfouz, Egypt.

1987 : Joseph Brodsky, Russian-born American.

1986 : Wole Soyinka, Nigeria.

1985 : Claude Simon, France.

1984 : Jaroslav Seifert, Czechoslovakia.

1983 : William Golding, Britain.

1982 : Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Colombia.

1981 : Elias Canetti, Bulgarian-born Briton.

1980 : Czeslaw Milosz, Polish-born American.

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