The Nobel Peace Prize 1961 was awarded to Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld."Dag Hammarskjöld was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize posthumously. From 1974, the Statutes of the Nobel Foundation stipulate that a Nobel Prize cannot be awarded posthumously.
See the list of all Nobel Prizes, awarded for "the greatest benefit to mankind."
In his will, Alfred Nobel left 31 million SEK to found the Nobel Prizes.
Medicine Laureate Shinya Yamanaka talks about the importance of taking risks.