Ill. Niklas Elmehed. © Nobel Media
The Nobel Peace Prize 2018
Born: 1 March 1955, Bukavu, Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Prize motivation: "for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict."
Prize share: 1/2
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.