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Eyvind Johnson
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Born Olof Edvin Verner Jonsson
(1900-07-29)29 July 1900
near Boden, Norrbotten, Sweden
Died 25 August 1976 (aged 75)
Stockholm, Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Period 1924–1976
Notable works
  • Here's Your Life
  • Return to Ithaca
  • The Days of His Grace
Notable awards Nobel Prize in Literature
1974 (shared with Harry Martinson)
Spouses
  • Aase Christoffersen (1927–1938, her death)
  • Cilla Johnson (1940–1978)
Children
  • Tore
  • Maria
  • Carl-Anders

Eyvind Johnson (29 July 1900 – 25 August 1976) was a Swedish novelist and short story writer. 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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