1986 Nobel Laureate in Literature Wole Soyinka reads his 'Lost Poems' - a poem to his poems lost still in the making.
Tomas Tranströmer's lifelong interest in music has left significant traces in his writings.
Juan Ramón Jiménez
Erik Axel Karlfeldt
William Butler Yeats
Verner von Heidenstam
See the list of all Nobel Laureates in Literature and why they were awarded the Nobel Prize.All Nobel Laureates in Literature
Eleven persons were awarded Nobel Prizes in 2016. See a short presentation of them here.2016 Nobel Laureates
The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded 26 times to organizations.See the list of awarded 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
The Norwegian Nobel Committee received 318 candidates for the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize. 103 of these are organizations.Read more about the selection of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates
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
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'
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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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Derek Walcott was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature 1992 "for a poetic oeuvre of great luminosity, sustained by a historical vision, the outcome of a multicultural commitment".1992 Nobel Prize in Literature
Hans G. Dehmelt, awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 1989 for the development of the ion trap technique, passed away on 7 March, age 94.Hans Dehmelt's autobiography
George A. Olah, George A. Olah "for his contribution to carbocation chemistry", passed away on 8 March, age 89.Autobiography