Most Nobel Prize for Literature Winners

Q: What country has produced the most Nobel Prize for Literature winners?

A: France (15 received, 1 declined)

1. Patrick Modiano, Literature, 2014

2. J. M. G. Le Clézio, Literature, 2008

3. Gao Xingjian, born in China, Literature, 2000

4. Claude Simon, Literature, 1985

5. Jean-Paul Sartre, (declined the prize), Literature, 1964

6. Saint-John Perse, Literature, 1960

7. Albert Camus, born in French Algeria, Literature, 1957

8. François Mauriac, Literature, 1952

9. André Gide, Literature, 1947

10. Roger Martin du Gard, Literature, 1937

11. Ivan Bunin, born in Russia, Literature, 1933

12. Henri Bergson, Literature, 1927

13. Anatole France, Literature, 1921

14. Romain Rolland, Literature, 1915

15. Frédéric Mistral, Literature, 1904

16. Sully Prudhomme, Literature, 1901

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