Nobel Prize in Literature Quiz Stats

Quiz Updated Oct 6, 2017

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Year Winner % Correct
2016Bob Dylan
76.6%
1954Ernest Hemingway
64.7%
1982Gabriel García Márquez
60.5%
2013Alice Munro
57.3%
2017Kazuo Ishiguro
56.9%
1993Toni Morrison
51.6%
1949William Faulkner
50.1%
1962John Steinbeck
49.1%
1964Jean-Paul Sartre
47.8%
1957Albert Camus
46.2%
2007Doris Lessing
45.6%
2012Mo Yan
45.6%
1971Pablo Neruda
44.6%
1999Günter Grass
44.2%
2003J. M. Coetzee
42.2%
2014Patrick Modiano
42.1%
1953Winston Churchill
42%
2006Orhan Pamuk
40.8%
2005Harold Pinter
40.5%
1958Boris Pasternak
39.4%
1969Samuel Beckett
39.3%
1995Seamus Heaney
39.1%
1997Dario Fo
38.6%
1970Alexandr Solzhenitsyn
37%
1976Saul Bellow
35.2%
1994Kenzaburo Oe
34.6%
1948T.S. Eliot
34.5%
1946Hermann Hesse
34.2%
1998José Saramago
33.6%
1991Nadine Gordimer
32.6%
1983William Golding
32.1%
1990Octavio Paz
32%
1992Derek Walcott
31.5%
2001V. S. Naipaul
30.8%
2015Svetlana Alexievich
30.7%
2008Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio
30.4%
1972Heinrich Böll
30.3%
1988Naguib Mahfouz
28.2%
Year Winner % Correct
1973Patrick White
28.2%
1978Isaac Bashevis Singer
27.8%
2004Elfriede Jelinek
27.7%
1950Bertrand Russell
26.8%
1955Halldór Laxness
26.7%
1947André Gide
26.3%
1986Wole Soyinka
25.6%
1945Gabriela Mistral
25.4%
1974Eyvind Johnson
25.2%
1968Yasunari Kawabata
24.3%
1987Joseph Brodsky
23.2%
2002Imre Kertész
23.2%
1959Salvatore Quasimodo
23.1%
1980Czesław Miłosz
23%
2010Mario Vargas Llosa
22.5%
1944Johannes V. Jensen
22.4%
1965Mikhail Sholokhov
21.8%
1996Wisława Szymborska
21.8%
2000Gao Xingjian
21.4%
1966Nelly Sachs
21.3%
1961Ivo Andrić
21.2%
1974Harry Martinson
20.8%
1951Pär Lagerkvist
20.8%
1989Camilo José Cela
20.7%
1952François Mauriac
20.1%
1967Miguel Ángel Asturias
20.1%
1966Shmuel Agnon
19.9%
2009Herta Müller
19.7%
1981Elias Canetti
19.6%
1985Claude Simon
19.5%
1956Juan Ramón Jiménez
18.7%
1963Giorgos Seferis
18.2%
1979Odysseus Elytis
18%
2011Tomas Transtromer
17.6%
1984Jaroslav Seifert
17.2%
1960Saint-John Perse
17.2%
1975Eugenio Montale
16.5%
1977Vicente Aleixandre
15%

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