The Ceremony begins with the arrival of the Royal family, King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia and Princess Lilian, and the Nobel Laureates and representatives of the Prize-Awarding Institutions. The 1999 Nobel Laureates receive their Nobel Prizes from the hands of His Majesty the King. Walter Kohn, 1998 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, also receives his Prize.
Their work and discoveries range from cancer therapy and laser physics to developing proteins that can solve humankind’s chemical problems. The work of the 2018 Nobel Laureates also included combating war crimes, as well as integrating innovation and climate with economic growth. Find out more.