Nomination Database

Nomination for Nobel Prize in Literature
Year:1903
Number:4 - 2
 
Nominee:
Name:Lev Nikolaevich (Leo) Tolstoy
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1828
Year, Death:1910
Profession:Author
Country:RUSSIAN FEDERATION (RU)
 
 
Nominator:
Name:Marcellin Berthelot
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1827
Year, Death:1907
Profession:Member of the French Academy (Académie française)
Country:FRANCE (FR)
 
Comments: Addendum to entries 1903:4-1, 17-1, 18-0: In a letter dated Feb. 1, 1903, Christen Collin (assoc. prof at Christiania University (now Oslo), NO) proposes that the Prize be shared between Björnstjerne Björnson and Henrik Ibsen; alternatively between Björnson and Leo Tolstoy, or awarded solely to Björnson.