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INVENTOR / NOBEL PRIZE LAUREATES
"The whole of my remaining realizable estate shall be dealt with in the following way: the capital, invested in safe securities by my executors, shall constitute a fund, the interest on which shall be annually distributed in the form of prizes to those who, during the preceding year, shall have conferred the greatest benefit on mankind." - Excerpt from the Will of Alfred Nobel
INVENTOR NOBEL PRIZE AWARDED
Marie Curie 1903 - Nobel Prize in Physics, "in recognition of the extraordinary services they have rendered by their joint researches on the radiation phenomena discovered by Professor Henri Becquerel"
1911 - Nobel Prize in Chemistry, "in recognition of her services to the advancement of chemistry by the discovery of the elements radium and polonium, by the isolation of radium and the study of the nature and compounds of this remarkable element"
Albert Einstein 1921 - The Nobel Prize in Physics, "for his services to Theoretical Physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect"
Enrico Fermi 1938 - Nobel Prize in Physics, "for his demonstrations of the existence of new radioactive elements produced by neutron irradiation, and for his related discovery of nuclear reactions brought about by slow neutrons"
Alexander Fleming 1945 - Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, "for the discovery of penicillin and its curative effect in various infectious diseases"
Jack S. Kilby 2000 - Nobel Prize in Physics, "for his part in the invention of the integrated circuit" Awarded of the prize
Guglielmo Marconi 1909 - Nobel Prize in Physics, "in recognition of their contributions to the development of wireless telegraphy" Awarded of the prize

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Alfred Nobel Biography   from The Great Idea Finder

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The Nobel Prize
The Prize Winners are announced in October every year. They receive their awards (a prize amount, a gold medal and a diploma) on December 10, the anniversary of Nobel's death.
(URL: nobelprize.org/index.html)

NOBEL e-MUSEUM
The official web site of The Nobel Foundation
(URL:www.nobel.se)
All Nobel Laureates
You can view the list of all winners by Category, Year  Awarded. First Name  and Last Name.
768 individuals and 19 organizations have been awarded the Nobel Prize.
(URL: nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/lists/all/)

DID YOU KNOW?

  • Since the first award in 1901 a total of 768 individuals and 19 organizations have been awarded the Nobel Prize .
 
 
   
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