The Nobel Prize Winner List 2016

Nobel Prize Winner List 2016

The Nobel Prize is awarded every year to those Individual Persons or Organizations who make their outstanding performance & contribution in following fields :

  1. Literature
  2. Physics
  3. Chemistry
  4. Physiology/Medicine
  5. Economic Science
  6. Peace

The Nobel Prize Money : Gold medal + Diploma + Money approx (More than US 1 million ($) dollar)

History of Nobel Prize : The Nobel Prize is established by inventor Alfred Nobel in 1985. The prize first awarded in 1901 except for Peace that was established by Sweden’s Central Bank in 1968.

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No. of Nobel Prizes Awarded (1901 – 2015) :

The Nobel Prizes awarded 573 times to 900 organizations & individuals (Man, woman both)

Awarded To Organizations Man Woman
No. of Prizes

30 Prizes

(to 23 Organizations)

822 48

Nobel Prize Winner List 2016 :

The Nobel Prize in Physics : (given to jointly 3 persons)

  • David J. Thouless
  • F. Duncan M. Haldane
  • J. Michael Kosterlitz

Awarded For : theoretical discoveries of topological Phase transition & Phase of matter.

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry : (given to jointly 3 persons)

  • Sir J. Fraser Stoddart
  • Bernard L. Feringa
  • Jean-Pierre Sauvage

Awarded For : synthesis & design of molecular machines.

The Nobel Peace Prize : 

  • Juan Manuel Santos

Awarded For : For his efforts to bring the country’s civil war (50 years long) to end.  

The Nobel Prize for Literature : 

  • Bob Dylan

Awarded For : Create new Poetic Expression within American’s traditional song.

The Nobel Prize for Literature : 

  • Oliver Hart
  • Bengt Holmstrom

Awarded For : For his Contribution to Contract theory

The Nobel Prize for Physiology/Medicine : 

  • Yoshinori Ohsumi

Awarded For : Discover Mechanism of autophagy.

 

 

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