From the archives. Courtesy of the Norwegian Nobel Committee.
Nominations for the Nobel Prizes are handled by the Nobel Prize awarding institutions. Now, all nominations are collected in one database. Explore and search the nomination database!
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The nomination database
The database is not yet complete. Currently, data until 1971 is included for nominations to all Nobel Prizes except the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, that only contains data until 1953. Note also that names of the nominees and other information about the nominations cannot be revealed until 50 years later. See the manual for more details.
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Nominators, nominees and Nobel laureates
Here you can discover the individuals who have nominated others for a Nobel Prize and those who were nominated for a Nobel Prize
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Nomination and selection of Nobel laureates
Nobel Prize awarding institutions
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The first nominated women
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