Per Olov Enquist

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Birthday
23, 1934
Birthplace
Sweden
DEATH DATE
Apr 25, 2020 (85)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
23, 1934
Birthplace
Sweden
DEATH DATE
Apr 25, 2020 (85)

About

He wrote the 1999 novel The Visit of the Royal Physician, and won the Austrian State Prize for European Literature.

Before Fame

He worked as a newspaper columnist and TV moderator after earning a degree in History of Literature at Uppsala University.

Trivia

He was awarded the Swedish Academy's Nordic Prize, sometimes known as the "little Nobel."

Family Life

His mother was a schoolteacher to whom he dedicated his 2001 book Lewis Resa.

Associated With

He and August Strindberg both became world-renowned playwrights from Sweden.