Awards & Winners

Aksel Sandemose

Date of Birth 19-March-1899
Place of Birth Nykøbing Mors
(Denmark, Morsø Municipality)
Nationality Denmark, Norway
Also know as Axel Nielsen, Axel Nielsen
Profession Novelist, Teacher, Journalist, Sailor, Lumberjack
Aksel Sandemose was a novelist, born in Nykøbing, Mors Island, Denmark to a Danish father and a Norwegian mother. He is the grandfather of illustrator and children's writer Iben Sandemose. Apart from his writing, in his early years he worked as a teacher, journalist, sailor and lumberjack in Newfoundland. Sandemose was one of six finalists for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1963.

Awards by Aksel Sandemose

Check all the awards nominated and won by Aksel Sandemose.


Nominations 1963 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Nordic Council's Literature Prize Felicias bryllup