History – Statistics – Winners (2018-21)

Noble Prize History

  • Nobel Prizes awarded in Memory of Alfred Nobel.
  • Alfred Nobel was a Swedish chemist, engineer, and industrialist most famously known for the invention of dynamite. He died in 1896.
  • Nobel Prizes are conferred in six categories: Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, Peace, and Economics.
  • Between 1901 and 2021, the Nobel Prizes and the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel were awarded to 943 individuals and 25 organizations.
  • The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, beginning in 1969.
  • Except for the Peace Prize, the Nobel Prizes are presented in Stockholm, Sweden, at the annual Prize Award Ceremony on 10 December, the anniversary of the Nobel’s death.
  • The Peace Prize and its recipients’ lectures are presented at the annual Prize Award Ceremony in Oslo, Norway, usually on 10 December.

 

Statistics

  • The youngest person to receive a Nobel Prize: Malala Yousafzai; at the age of 17, received Nobel Peace Prize (2014).
  • The oldest person to receive a Nobel Prize: John B. Goodenough; at the age of 97, received Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2019).
  • The only person to receive more than one unshared Nobel Prize: Linus Pauling; received the prize twice. Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1954) and Nobel Peace Prize (1962).

 

Laureates who have received Multiple Nobel Prizes:

  1. Marie Curie; received the prize twice. Nobel Prize in Physics (1903) and Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1911).
  2. International Committee of the Red Cross; received the prize three times. Nobel Peace Prize (1917, 1944, 1963).
  3. Linus Pauling; received the prize twice. Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1954) and Nobel Peace Prize (1962).
  4. John Bardeen; received the prize twice. Nobel Prize in Physics (1956, 1972).
  5. Frederick Sanger; received the prize twice. Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1958, 1980).
  6. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees; received the prize twice. Nobel Peace Prize (1954, 1981).

 

Married couples to receive Nobel Prizes:

  1. Marie CuriePierre Curie (along with Henri Becquerel). Received Nobel Prize in Physics (1903).
  2. Irène Joliot-CurieFrédéric Joliot. Received Nobel Prize in Chemistry(1935).
  3. Gerty CoriCarl Cori. Received Nobel Prize in Medicine(1947).
  4. Gunnar Myrdalreceived Nobel Prize in Economics Sciences(1974), and Alva Myrdal received Nobel Peace Prize (1982).
  5. May-Britt MoserEdvard I. Moser. Received Nobel Prize in Medicine (2014).
  6. Esther DufloAbhijit Banerjee(along with Michael Kremer). Received Nobel Prize in Economics Sciences(2019).

 

Winners (2018-2021)

Noble Prize 2018

  • Physics
    • Arthur Ashkin
    • Gérard Mourou
    • Donna Strickland
  • Chemistry
    • Frances H. Arnold
    • George P. Smith
    • Sir Gregory P. Winter
  • Physiology or Medicine
    • James P. Allison
    • Tasuku Honjo
  • Literature
    • Olga Tokarczuk
  • Peace Prize
    • Denis Mukwege
    • Nadia Murad
  • Economic Sciences
    • William D. Nordhaus
    • Paul M. Romer

 

Noble Prize 2019

  • Physics
    • James Peebles
    • Michel Mayor
    • Didier Queloz
  • Chemistry
    • John B. Goodenough
    • M. Stanley Whittingham
    • Akira Yoshino
  • Physiology or Medicine
    • William G. Kaelin Jr
    • Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe
    • Gregg L. Semenza
  • Literature
    • Peter Handke
  • Peace Prize
    • Abiy Ahmed Ali
  • Economic Sciences
    • Abhijit Banerjee
    • Esther Duflo
    • Michael Kremer

 

Noble Prize 2020

  • Physics
    • Roger Penrose
    • Reinhard Genzel
    • Andrea Ghez
  • Chemistry
    • Emmanuelle Charpentier
    • Jennifer A. Doudna
  • Physiology or Medicine
    • Harvey J. Alter
    • Michael Houghton
    • Charles M. Rice
  • Literature
    • Louise Glück
  • Peace Prize
    • World Food Programme (WFP)
  • Economic Sciences
    • Paul R. Milgrom
    • Robert B. Wilson

 

Noble Prize 2021

  • Physics
    • Syukuro Manabe
    • Klaus Hasselmann
    • Giorgio Parisi
  • Chemistry
    • Benjamin List
    • David MacMillan
  • Physiology or Medicine
    • David Julius
    • Ardem Patapoutian
  • Literature
    • Abdulrazak Gurnah
  • Peace Prize
    • Maria Ressa
    • Dmitry Muratov
  • Economic Sciences
    • David Card
    • Joshua D. Angrist
    • Guido W. Imbens

Pakistan

  • Malala Yousafzai, Peace, 2014
  • Abdus Salam, Physics, 1979

 

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