Lessing, Doris, 1919-2013

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Birth 1919-10-22
Death 2013-11-17
Britons
English

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Doris Lessing (b. October 22, 1919, Iran-d. November 17, 2013, London) was a British novelist, poet, playwright, librettist, biographer and short story writer. Lessing was awarded the 2007 Nobel Prize in Literature. Lessing was the eleventh woman and the oldest person ever to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature. In 2001, Lessing was awarded the David Cohen Prize for a lifetime's achievement in British literature.

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  • London, ENG, GB
  • Islamic Republic of Iran, 00, IR