Selma Lagerlöf biography

Selma Lagerlöf

Novelist, Author

1858 – 1940

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Who was Selma Lagerlöf?

Selma Ottilia Lovisa Lagerlöf was a Swedish author. She was the first female writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, and most widely known for her children's book Nils Holgerssons underbara resa genom Sverige.

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Born
Nov 20, 1858
Mårbacka
Also known as
  • Selma Lagerlof
  • Selma Ottilia Lovisa Lagerlöf
  • Selma Ottilia Lovisa Lagerlof
  • Lagerlöf, Selma
  • Selma Lagerloef
Parents
Siblings
Ethnicity
  • Swedes
Nationality
  • Sweden
Profession
Education
  • Doctor of Letters, Uppsala University
    ( - 1907)
Lived in
  • Värmland
  • Landskrona
  • Falun
    (1897 - )
Died
Mar 16, 1940
Mårbacka

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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