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Sartre

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Jean-Paul Sartre was a French philosopher who lived from 1905 to 1980. In 1964, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature but refused it. He did, a few years later, however, write to the Swedish Academy and ask for the Nobel Prize money in secret. They did not send it to him.

  1. 1. Where did Sartre live?
    1. a. Spain
    2. b. France
    3. c. England
  2. 2. What did Sartre refuse?
    1. a. A book contract
    2. b. The Peace Prize
    3. c. The Nobel Prize
  3. 3. Where is the Nobel Prize academy?
    1. a. England
    2. b. France
    3. c. Sweden