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Søren Gyldendal (12 April 1742 – 8 February 1802) was a Danish bookstore owner who in 1770 founded what was to become Denmark's largest publishing house, Gyldendal. Every year on his birthday, the Søren Gyldendal Foundation awards a prize in his name, the Søren Gyldendal Prize. Since 2009 the prize has been DKK 200,000. Every second year a fiction writer is awarded and every second year the prize goes to a non-fiction author.[1]


  1. ^ About the Søren Gyldendal Prize on The Grand Danish Encyclopedia

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