Shmuel Yosef Agnon

Shmuel Yosef Agnon
Shmuel Yosef Agnon, 1945
BornShmuel Yosef Halevi Czaczkes
(1888-07-17)July 17, 1888
Buczacz, Galicia
(now Buchach, Ukraine)
DiedFebruary 17, 1970(1970-02-17) (aged 81)
Jerusalem, Israel
Resting placeMount of Olives Jewish Cemetery
LanguageHebrew
NationalityIsraeli
EthnicityJewish
GenresNovels, short stories, poetry
Notable award(s)Nobel Prize in Literature
1966
Spouse(s)Esther Marx

Shmuel Yosef Agnon[1] (July 17, 1888 - February 17, 1970) was an Israeli writer and winner of the 1966 Nobel Prize in Literature.[2]

He was one of the central figures of modern Hebrew fiction. In Hebrew, he is known by the acronym Shai Agnon. In English, his works are published under the name S. Y. Agnon.[3]

References

  1. Shmuel Yosef Agnon (Hebrew: שמואל יוסף עגנון‎)
  2. NobelPrize.org, "Shmuel Yosef Agnon"; retrieved 2012-9-18.
  3. "Amazon.com: S. Y. Agnon: Books". Amazon.com. 2013. Retrieved 9 December 2013. 
Other Languages
azərbaycanca: Şmuel Yosef Aqnon
Bân-lâm-gú: Shmuel Yosef Agnon
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Шмуэль Ёсэф Агнон
Deutsch: Samuel Agnon
հայերեն: Շմուել Ագնոն
Bahasa Indonesia: Samuel Agnon
ქართული: შმუელ აგნონი
kurdî: Samuel Agnon
Lëtzebuergesch: Samuel Joseph Agnon
македонски: Шмуел Јозеф Агнон
norsk nynorsk: Samuel Josef Agnon
polski: Samuel Agnon
português: Shmuel Yosef Agnon
slovenčina: Šmuel Josef Agnon
српски / srpski: Шмуел Јосиф Агнон
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Shmuel Yosef Agnon
Tiếng Việt: Shmuel Yosef Agnon