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William Butler Yeats

1865 - 1939

Irish poet, dramatist, and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature. In 1923, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for what the Nobel Committee described as "inspired poetry, which in a highly artistic form gives expression to the spirit of a whole nation."

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May 18, 2017 Edited by Clean Up Bot merge authors
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