Number: 561 Prizes to 876 Laureates
Average age of a Laureate: 59
Awarded women: 45 times
Multiple Nobel Laureates: 6
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Between 1901 and 2013, the Nobel Prizes and the Prize in Economic Sciences were awarded 561 times to 876 people and organizations. The Nobel Prize is an international award administered by the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm, Sweden. In 1968, Sveriges Riksbank established The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, founder of the Nobel Prize. Each prize consists of a medal, personal diploma, and a cash award.
A person or organization awarded the Nobel Prize is called Nobel Laureate. The word "Laureate" refers to being signified by the laurel wreath. In Ancient Greece, laurel wreaths were awarded to victors as a sign of honor.
107 Nobel Prizes to 196 Laureates between 1901 and 2013.All Nobel Prizes and Laureates in Physics
105 Nobel Prizes to 166 Laureates between 1901 and 2013.All Nobel Prizes and Laureates in Chemistry
106 Nobel Prizes to 110 Laureates between 1901 and 2013.All Nobel Prizes and Laureates in Literature
94 Nobel Prizes to 125 Laureates between 1901 and 2013.All Nobel Peace Prizes and Laureates
45 Prizes to 74 Laureates between 1969 and 2013.All Prizes and Laureates in Economic Sciences
The Nobel Prize and Prize in Economic Sciences have been awarded to women 45 times between 1901 and 2013.List of all Nobel Prize awarded women
Each Nobel Diploma is a unique work of art, created by foremost Swedish and Norwegian artists and calligraphers.More about the Nobel Diplomas
The Nobel medals show the image of Alfred Nobel on the face. The image on the reverse varies according to the institution awarding the prize.More about the Nobel Prize Medals
The Nobel Prize amount for 2013 is set at Swedish kronor (SEK) 8.0 million per full Nobel Prize. Until 1968, in principle more than three persons could share a Nobel Prize, but this never happened in practice.More about the Nobel Prize Amount