Nobel Literature Prizewinners since 1980

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1995: Seamus Heaney

(Ireland)

1994: Kenzaburo Oe (Japan)

1993: Toni Morrison (United States)

1992: Derek Walcott (Trinidad)

1991: Nadine Gordimer (South Africa)

1990: Octavio Paz (Mexico)

1989: Camilo Jose Cela (Spain)

1988: Naguib Mahfouz (Egypt)

1987: Joseph Brodsky (US)

1986: Wole Soyinka (Nigeria)

1985: Claude Simon (France)

1984: Jaroslav Seifert (Czechoslovakia)

1983: William Golding (Britain)

1982: Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Colombia)

1981: Elias Canetti (Britain)

1980: Czeslaw Milosz (US)

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