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Schiller Memorial Prize

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The Schiller Memorial Prize (German: Schiller-Gedächtnispreis) is a literature prize of the State of Baden-Württemberg. It is endowed with 25,000 euros and has been awarded since 1955 on Friedrich Schiller's birthday, 10 November. The prize acknowledges outstanding work in the field of German literature or intellectual history, for single works or collected works. At the same time, there are also two lesser prizes with 7,500 euros awarded for young dramatists.

Prize winners

  • 1955 Rudolf Kassner
  • 1957 Rudolf Pannwitz
  • 1959 Wilhelm Lehmann
  • 1962 Werner Bergengruen
  • 1962 Heinar Kipphardt
  • 1965 Max Frisch
  • 1968 Günter Eich
  • 1971 Gerhard Storz
  • 1974 Ernst Jünger
  • 1977 Golo Mann
  • 1980 Martin Walser
  • 1983 Christa Wolf
  • 1986 Friedrich Dürrenmatt
  • 1989 Käte Hamburger
  • 1992 Volker Braun
  • 1995 Peter Handke
  • 1998 Hans Joachim Schädlich
  • 2001 Alexander Kluge
  • 2004 Christoph Hein
  • 2007 Botho Strauß
  • 2010 Tankred Dorst
  • 2013 Rainald Goetz
  • References

    Schiller Memorial Prize Wikipedia


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