Death: 22nd July 1967
Location: Carl Sandburg Birthplace, Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois, United States. Ashes buried beneath the granite ‘Remembrance Rock’ in the back garden.
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American writer and editor who is best remembered for his poetry. In 1919 Sandburg won a Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his collection Corn Huskers. He won the 1940 Pulitzer Prize for History for The War Years, and a second Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1951 for Complete Poems.