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Imre Kertész, Hungarian writer. Recipient Brandenburg Literature prize, Germany, 1995, Leipzig Book prize for European understanding, 1997, Herder prize, Vienna, 2000, World Literature prize, Die Welt daily newspaper, Germany, 2000, Honorary award, Robert Bosch Foundation, 2001, Hans Sahl prize, 2002, Nobel prize in Literature, 2002.

Background

Kertész, Imre was born on November 9, 1929 in Budapest, Hungary.

Career

Newspaper staff Világosság, Budapest, 1948—1951. Inmate concentration camps in Auschwitz and Buchenwald, Germany, 1944-1945, active Military Service, 1951-1953.

Works

Connections

Married Magda Kertész.

spouse:
Magda Kertész.