Shmuel Yosef Agnon (Shmuel Yosef Agnon)

Shmuel Yosef Agnon

Author. He was awarded Nobel Prize for literature in 1966 co-jointly with Swedish poet Nelly Sachs. He wrote such works as “Upon the Handle of the Lock,” “Days of Awe,” and “Bridal Canopy.”  Family links:  Spouse:  Esther Elsa Marx Agnon (1889 – 1973)* *Calculated relationship


  • July, 17, 1888
  • Ukraine


  • February, 02, 1970
  • Israel


  • Mount of Olives Cemetery
  • Israel

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