No person can nominate herself/himself for a Nobel Prize. But who may submit a candidate?More about the nomination process for a Nobel Laureate
Olav Njølstad, Director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute, answers questions about the nomination of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates.Questions & Answers
Four Swedish institutions are responsible for awarding the prizes Alfred Nobel designated in his last will.Read more
Mahatma Gandhi, the strongest symbol of non-violence in the 20th century, was nominated for the Peace Prize a few days before he was killed on 30 January 1948.Read about the 'missing Laureate'
Search for nominees and nominators in the archives.Search the archives
Eleven persons were awarded Nobel Prizes in 2016. See a short presentation of them here.2016 Nobel Laureates
This documentary recognises four of the 2012 Nobel Laureates whose discoveries has have led to huge leaps forward in the understanding of medical research.
Watch Mother Teresa delivering her acceptance speech after being awarded the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway.
"I swore never to be silent". Listen to Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel's speech at the Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony.
Marie Curie discovered the elements radium and polonium. She is the only woman to have been awarded two prizes, one in Physics and one in Chemistry.More facts about Marie Curie
Fairly unknown in Europe at the time, Bengali poet and Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore attracted western readers with his aura of mysticism.Tagore and his India
Although famed for his theory of general relativity, it was his law about light that gave Albert Einstein the Nobel Prize in Physics 95 years ago.Albert Einstein's biography
Martin Luther King Jr. was awarded the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize for his struggle for civil rights and social justice. He held his acceptance speech in Oslo, Norway, on 10 December 1964.Watch the speech
Between 1901 and 2016, the Nobel Prizes and the Prize in Economic Sciences were awarded 579 times to 911 people and organizations.
The Nobel Prize and Prize in Economic Sciences have been awarded to women 49 times between 1901 and 2016.
Youngest Nobel Laureate ever is 17-year old Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai.All Nobel Laureates by age
Leonid Hurwicz was 90 years old when he was awarded the 2007 Prize in Economic Sciences.More about Leonid Hurwicz
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On 27 November 1895, Alfred Nobel signed his third and last will at the Swedish-Norwegian Club in Paris. When it was opened and read after his death, the will caused a lot of controversy both in Sweden and internationally, as Alfred Nobel had left much of his wealth for the establishment of a prize.Learn more about Alfred Nobel
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Train a dog to drool on command! It's all about conditioned learning.Play the Pavlov's Dog Game
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Kenneth J. Arrow, awarded the Prize in Economic Sciences 1972 for contributions to the renewal of the general equilibrium theory, passed away on 21 February, age 95.Interview
Kaci Kullmann Five. Photo: Ken Opprann/The Norwegian Nobel Institute
Head of the Norwegian Nobel Committee Kaci Kullmann Five has passed away, 65 years old. She was a member of the committee since 2003.Read more
Sir Peter Mansfield, awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2003 for discoveries concerning magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), has passed away at age 83.Biography of Sir Peter Mansfield
Oliver Smithies, awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2007 for "discoveries of principles for introducing specific gene modifications in mice by the use of embryonic stem cells" dies at the age 91.