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'
10 persons were awarded Nobel Prizes in 2015, two women, eight men; and one organization.See all 2015 Nobel Laureates and why they were awarded
Between 1901 and 2015, the Nobel Prizes and the Prize in Economic Sciences were awarded 573 times to 900 people and organizations.
See the list of all Nobel Prize awarded women.
The youngest Nobel Laureate ever is 17-year old Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai.List of all Nobel Laureates by age
Get to know the Nobel Laureates a bit better. Find your favourite among the episodes!See all episodes
Although famed for his theories of relativity, it was his law about light that gave Albert Einstein his Nobel Prize.More about Einstein's Nobel Prize in Physics
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
Under the most dangerous circumstances, Malala Yousafzai has already fought for several years for the right of girls to education. She was awarded the 2014 Peace Prize.Watch or read her Nobel Lecture
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
Chemist, engineer and industrialist Alfred Nobel left 31 million SEK to fund the Nobel Prizes.Alfred Nobel's life and work
An entirely new industry grew up, based on Alfred Nobel's patents and with Alfred as the initiator.Alfred Nobel's dynamite companies
In his will of 27 November 1895 signed in Paris, Alfred Nobel specified that the bulk of his fortune should be used for prizes.Excerpt of Alfred Nobel's will
How much do you know about the founder of the Nobel Prize, Alfred Nobel?Try the quiz
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Alfred G. Gilman, 1994 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, died on 23 December, 74 years old. He was awarded for the discovery of G-proteins and the role of these proteins in signal transduction in cells.Biography
Douglass C. North, awarded the 1993 Prize in Economic Sciences, passed away on 23 November. He shed new light on the economic development in Europe and the United States before and in connection with the industrial revolution, and emphasized the role of property rights and institutions.Biography of Douglass C. North
Richard F. Heck, awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2010 "for palladium-catalyzed cross couplings in organic synthesis", passed away on 9 October, 84 years old.Biography of Richard F. Heck