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Nobel - Notable Historical Events

Alfred NobelNov 25, 1867

Wilhelm RöntgenDec 10, 1901

Marie CurieDec 10, 1903

Theodore RooseveltDec 10, 1906

kiplingDec 10, 1907

Johannes van der WaalsDec 10, 1910

August KroghDec 10, 1920

Frederick SoddyNov 9, 1922

Albert EinsteinDec 10, 1922

George Bernard ShawDec 10, 1925

Jane AddamsDec 10, 1931

Hermann HesseDec 10, 1946

Ralph BuncheSep 27, 1950

William FaulknerNov 10, 1950

George MarshallOct 30, 1953

Ernest HemingwayOct 28, 1954

Linus PaulingDec 10, 1954

Albert CamusOct 17, 1957

Boris PasternakOct 23, 1958

Emilio G. SegrèDec 11, 1959

Willard LibbyDec 10, 1960

Robert HofstadterDec 10, 1961

Drs CrickOct 18, 1962

John SteinbeckOct 25, 1962

Karl ZieglerDec 10, 1963

Martin Luther KingOct 14, 1964

Jean-Paul SartreOct 22, 1964

Martin LutherDec 10, 1964

Pablo NerudaOct 21, 1971

Andrei SakharovOct 9, 1975

Milton FriedmanOct 14, 1976

Saul BellowOct 21, 1976

Menachem BeginOct 26, 1978

Mother TeresaOct 17, 1979

SchawlowOct 19, 1981

Elie WieselOct 14, 1986

Mikhail GorbachevOct 15, 1990

Aung San Suu KyiOct 14, 1991

Nelson MandelaOct 15, 1993

Yasser ArafatOct 14, 1994

Peter AgreOct 8, 2003

John B. GurdonOct 8, 2012

Robert LefkowitzOct 10, 2012

Mo YanOct 11, 2012

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Nobel - Historical Events
Date Event
1863-10-29

International Committee of Red Cross forms as result Geneva held conference (Nobel 1917, 1944, 1963)

1867-11-25

Alfred Nobel patents dynamite

1895-11-27

Alfred Nobel's will establishes Nobel Prizes

1901-12-10

1st Nobel Peace Prizes (to Jean Henri Dunant, Frederic Passy)

1901-12-10

First Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to Wilhelm Röntgen for his discovery of X-rays

1903-12-10

Nobel for physics awarded to Pierre and Marie Curie

1905-09-05

The Treaty of Portsmouth is signed concluding the Russo-Japanese War; US President Roosevelt will receive the Nobel Peace Prize for his role as mediator

1906-12-10

Pres Theodore Roosevelt (1st American) awarded Nobel Peace Prize

1907-12-10

Ruyard kipling receives Nobel prize for literature

1910-12-10

Johannes van der Waals wins Nobel Prize for physics

1911-12-10

Tobias Asser given Nobel prize for peace

1911-12-31

Marie Curie receives her 2nd Nobel Prize

1913-12-10

Kamerlingh Onnes receives Nobel prize for physics

1914-01-26

Vatican puts Belgian Nobel winner Maeterlinck's works in their index

1915-11-12

Theodore W Richards is 1st American to win Nobel Prize in chemistry

1919-12-10

Nobel peace prize awarded to US president Wilson

1920-11-20

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to US president W Wilson

1920-12-10

August Krogh is awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discovery of the regulation mechanisms of capillaries in skeletal muscle

1922-11-09

Frederick Soddy wins the 1921 Nobel Prize in Chemistry (announced in 1922 due to a technicality)

1922-12-10

Nobel prizes awarded to Fridtjof Nansen, Niels Bohr and Albert Einstein

1924-10-24

Nobel prize for physiology/medicine awarded to W Einthoven

1924-12-10

Willem Einthoven awarded Nobel for medicine

1925-12-10

George Bernard Shaw awarded Nobel prize

1930-11-05

Nobel for literature awarded to Sinclair Lewis for "Babbitt"

1931-12-10

Jane Addams (1st US woman) named co-recipient of Nobel Peace Prize

1934-11-15

Nobel for chemistry awarded to Harold C Urey (deuterium)

1936-11-12

Nobel for literature awarded to Eugene O'Neill

1936-11-24

Pacifist/anti fascist writer Carl Von Ossietzky sent to concentration camp, award Nobel Peace Prize

1936-12-10

Stockholm: physicist PBJ Debije receives Nobel prize for chemistry

1937-11-11

Nobel prize for physics awarded to C J Davisson & GP Thomson

1938-11-10

Nobel for literature awarded to Pearl Buck (Good Earth)

1939-11-09

Nobel for physics awarded to Ernest O Lawrence (cyclotron)

1944-11-09

Red Cross wins Nobel peace prize

1945-11-12

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Cordell Hull (establishing UN)

1946-12-10

German/Swiss novelist Hermann Hesse wins the Nobel Prize in Literature "for his inspired writings which, while growing in boldness and penetration, exemplify the classical humanitarian ideals and high qualities of style"

1946-12-11

UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) established (Nobel 1965)

1947-10-23

Husband & wife Dr Carl Cori & Dr Gerty Cori are 1st spouses to be awarded joint Nobel Prizes

1948-11-04

TS Eliot wins Nobel Prize for literature

1950-09-22

Nobel peace prize awarded to Ralph J Bunche (1st black winner)

1950-09-27

Dr Ralph Bunche receives Nobel Peace Prize

1950-11-10

Nobel for literature awarded to William Faulkner

1950-12-10

Ralph J Bunche (1st black American) presented Nobel Peace Prize

1950-12-14

UN Gen Assembly establishes High Comm for Refugees (Nobel 1954)

1953-10-30

Dr Albert Schweitzer & Gen George Marshall win Nobel Peace Prize

1953-11-05

Nobel prize for physics awarded/appended on Frederik Zernicke

1954-10-28

Nobel prize for literature awarded to Ernest Hemingway

1954-11-03

Nobel for physics awarded to Max Born & Walter Bothe

1954-12-10

Linus Pauling wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry

1954-12-10

Albert Schweitzer receives Nobel Peace Prize

1955-07-15

Eighteen Nobel laureates sign the Mainau Declaration against nuclear weapons, later co-signed by thirty-four others.

1956-11-01

Nobel for physics awarded to Shockley, Brattain & Bardeen

1957-10-12

Canadian Prime Minister Lester Bowles Pearson wins Nobel Peace Prize

1957-10-17

French author Albert Camus awarded Nobel Prize in Literature

1958-10-23

Soviet novelist Boris Pasternak, wins Nobel Prize for Literature

1958-10-29

Boris Pasternak refuses Nobel prize for literature

1959-12-11

Emilio G. Segrè publishes his discovery of the antiproton, a sub-atomic antiparticle for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1959

1960-06-08

1st date in James Clavell's novel "Nobel House"

1960-12-10

Willard Libby wins the Nobel prize in Chemistry for his work developing carbon-14 dating (radiocarbon dating).

1961-05-28

Amnesty Intl founded (Nobel Peace Prize 1977)

1961-12-10

Robert Hofstadter and Rudolf Ludwig Mössbauer win the Nobel Prize in Physics for their pioneering studies of electron scattering in atomic nuclei and discoveries concerning the structure of the nucleon

1962-10-18

Dr Watson (US) & Drs Crick & Wilkins (Britain) win Nobel Prize for Medicine for work in determining structure of DNA

1962-10-25

American author John Steinbeck awarded Nobel Prize for Literature

1963-12-10

Karl Ziegler and Giulio Natta receive the 1963 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their work on the technology of high polymers

1964-10-14

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. announced as winner of the Nobel Peace Prize

1964-10-22

French philosopher/author Jean-Paul Sartre refuses Nobel prize

1964-12-10

Nobel Peace Prize presented to Dr Martin Luther King Jr. in Oslo

1965-10-21

Nobel prize for chemistry awarded to Robert B Woodward

1966-12-10

Israeli Shmuel Yosef Agnon wins Nobel Prize for literature

1966-12-10

Nobel for chemistry awarded to Robert S Mulliken

1967-10-18

Nobel prize for physics awarded to Hans A Bethe

1968-10-30

Nobel prize for chemistry awarded to Lars Onsager (thermodynamics)

1968-10-30

Nobel prize for physics awarded to Luis Alvarez (bubble chamber)

1969-03-28

Greek poet and Nobel Prize laureate Giorgos Seferis makes a famous statement on the BBC World Service opposing the junta in Greece.

1969-10-27

Nobel prize for economy awarded to John Tinbergen

1970-10-08

Soviet author Alexander Isayevich Solzhenitsyn wins Nobel Prize for Literature

1970-10-20

American Norman Borlaug awarded the Nobel Peace Prize

1970-10-21

Nobel prize of peace awarded to Norman E Borlaugh

1971-10-20

West German Chancellor Willy Brandt is awarded Nobel Peace Prize

1971-10-21

Nobel prize for literature awarded to Pablo Neruda

1971-12-10

West German union chancellor W Burns receives Nobel prize of peace

1972-10-25

Nobel prize for economy awarded to Kenneth J Arrow & John R Hicks

1973-10-16

Kissinger & Le Duc Tho jointly awarded Nobel peace prize

1973-10-18

Nobel prize for economy awarded to Wassily Leontief

1974-02-13

Dissident Nobel writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn expelled from USSR

1974-10-15

Nobel prize for chemistry awarded to Paul J Flory (macro molecules)

1975-10-09

Soviet dissident Andrei Sakharov wins Nobel Peace Prize

1975-12-09

Jelena Bonner receives Andrei Sacharov's Nobel Prize

1975-12-10

Andrei Sakharov's wife Yelena Bonner, accepts his Nobel Peace Prize

1976-10-14

Nobel prize for economy awarded to Milton Friedman

1976-10-18

Nobel prize for chemistry awarded to William N Lipscomb Jr

1976-10-21

Nobel prize for literature awarded to American Saul Bellow

1977-12-11

Mairead Corrigan and Betty Williams, leaders of the group 'Peace People' (an organisation dedicated to encouraging a peaceful resolution of 'the Troubles' in Northern Ireland) receive the Nobel Peace Prize

1978-10-05

Isaac Bashevis Singer wins Nobel Prize for literature

1978-10-16

Nobel prize for economy awarded to Herbert A Simon

1978-10-26

Menachem Begin & Anwar Sadat named joint winners of 1978 Nobel Peace Prize

1978-10-27

Begin & Sadat win Nobel Peace prize

1978-12-10

In Oslo, Menachem Begin & Anwar Sadat accept 1978 Nobel Peace Prize

1979-10-11

Allan McLeod Cormack & Godfrey Newbold Hounsfield win Nobel Prize for medicine for developing CAT scan

1979-10-17

Mother Teresa of India, awarded Nobel Peace Prize

1979-12-12

President of Pakistan, Zia-ul-Haq, confers Nishan-e-Imtiaz on Nobel laureate Dr Abdus Salam.

1980-10-09

Nobel prize for literature awarded to Czeslaw Milosz

1980-10-15

Nobel prize for economy awarded to Lawrence R Klein

1981-10-19

Nicolaas Bloembergen & Arthur Schawlow win Nobel for physics (laser)

1982-10-20

Nobel prize for economy awarded to George Stigler

1983-10-05

Lech Walesa wins Nobel Peace Prize

1983-10-17

Nobel prize for economy awarded to Gerard Debreu

1983-12-10

Danuta Walesa, wife of Lech Walesa, accepts his Nobel Peace Prize

1984-10-16

Desmond Tutu, black Anglican Bishop, wins Nobel Peace Prize

1984-10-17

Nobel prize for chemistry awarded to Bruce Merrifield

1984-12-10

South African Bishop Desmond Tutu received his Nobel Peace Prize

1985-10-12

Intl Physicians for Prevention of Nuclear War receives Nobel Prize

1985-10-15

Nobel prize for economics awarded to Franco Modigliani

1985-10-16

Nobel prize for chemistry awarded to Herbert Hauptman & Jerome Karle

1985-10-17

French author Claude Simon won the Nobel Prize in literature

1986-10-14

Concentration camp survivor Elie Wiesel wins Nobel Peace Prize

1986-10-14

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Elie Wiesel (against violence/racism)

1986-12-10

Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel accepts 1986 Nobel Peace Prize

1987-10-12

Oscar Arias (Costa Rican Pres) wins Nobel Peace Prize

1987-10-13

Costa Rican Pres Oscar Arias wins Nobel Peace Prize

1987-10-21

Nobel prize for economy awarded to Robert M Solow

1987-10-22

Nobel prize for literature awarded to Joseph Brodsky

1988-09-29

UN peacekeeping forces win Nobel Peace prize

1988-10-13

Nobel prize for literature awarded to Naguib Mahfouz

1988-10-14

Naguib Mahfouz is 1st Arabic writer to win Nobel literature prize

1988-10-19

3 Americans win Nobel in physics; 3 W Germans win chemistry Nobel

1990-10-08

US doctors Joseph E Murray & E Donnall Thomas win Nobel Prize

1990-10-11

Octavio Paz wins Nobel Prize for literature

1990-10-15

Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev wins Nobel Peace Prize

1991-06-05

Mikhail Gorbachev receives his 1990 Nobel Peace Prize

1991-10-14

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi wins Nobel Peace Prize

1992-10-08

Nobel Prize for literature is given to West Indies poet Derek Walcott

1993-10-07

Nobel prize for literature awarded to Toni Morrison

1993-10-13

Nobel prize for chemistry awarded to Kary Mullis & Michael Smith

1993-10-13

Nobel prize for physics awarded to Russel Hulse & Joseph Taylor

1993-10-15

Nelson Mandela & South Africa president F W de Klerk awarded Nobel Peace Prize

1994-10-10

Nobel prize for physiology awarded to Alfred Gilman & Martin Rodbell

1994-10-13

Nobel prize for literature awarded to Kenzaburo Oe

1994-10-14

Nobel Prize awarded to Yasser Arafat, Yitzhak Rabin & Shimon Peres

1994-12-10

Nobel prize awarded to Yitzhak Rabin, Shimon Peres & Yasser Arafat

1995-10-10

Robert E Lucas awarded Nobel Prize in economics

1995-10-13

Joseph Rotblat awarded Nobel Peace Prize

1997-10-09

Nobel prize for literature awarded to Dario Fo

2003-10-08

Peter Agre and Roderick MacKinnon win the 2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for discoveries concerning channels in cell membranes

2012-04-04

German Nobel Laureat, Gunter Grass, publishes controversial poem that claims Israel is plotting to wipe out Iran

2012-06-11

The Nobel Prize is reduced by 20% to prevent any future undermining of capital

2012-10-08

John B. Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka win the 2012 Nobel Prize for Medicine for their work on reprogramming end stage cells to become pluripotent

2012-10-09

Serge Haroche and David Wineland win the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics for work on quantum optics

2012-10-10

Robert Lefkowitz and Brian Kobilka win the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for work on G protein-coupled receptors

2012-10-11

Mo Yan, a hallucinatory realist writer, wins the 2012 Nobel Prize for Literature

2012-10-12

The European Union wins the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize, sparking a series of critical commentary

2013-10-09

Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel win the 2013 Nobel Prize in chemistry for their work on multiscale models for complex chemical systems

2013-10-10

Alice Munro is awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize for literature

2014-10-06

John O'Keefe, May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser win the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

2014-10-07

Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura win the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics for inventing blue light emitting diodes

2014-10-08

Eric Betzig, Stefan Hell and William Moerner win the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy

2014-10-09

Patrick Modiano wins the 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature

2014-10-10

Malala Yousafzai & Kailash Satyarthi win the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize

2016-03-10

Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi denied Myanmar's presidency

2016-12-11

Two Scottish-born scientists awarded Nobel Prize in Physics

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Nobel - Notable Birthdays

Frederic MistralSep 8, 1830

Ernesto Teodoro MonetaSep 20, 1833

Alfred Bernhard NobelOct 21, 1833

Johannes van der WaalsNov 23, 1837

John William StruttNov 12, 1841

Camillo GolgiJul 7, 1843

Robert KochDec 11, 1843

Ivan PavlovSep 14, 1849

Henri MoissanSep 28, 1852

Hermann Emil FischerOct 9, 1852

Henri BecquerelDec 15, 1852

George Bernard ShawJul 26, 1856

J. J. ThomsonDec 18, 1856

Frank KelloggDec 22, 1856

Woodrow WilsonDec 28, 1856

Christiaan EijkmanAug 11, 1858

Theodore RooseveltOct 27, 1858

Selma LagerlöfNov 20, 1858

Jane AddamsSep 6, 1860

Rabindranath TagoreMay 6, 1861

Fridtjof NansenOct 10, 1861

Maurice MaeterlinckAug 29, 1862

Gerhart HauptmannNov 15, 1862

Rudyard KiplingDec 30, 1865

Robert A. MillikanMar 22, 1868

Andre GideNov 22, 1869

Ernest RutherfordAug 30, 1871

Joseph ErlangerJan 5, 1874

Guglielmo MarconiApr 25, 1874

August KroghNov 15, 1874

Winston ChurchillNov 30, 1874

Thomas MannJun 6, 1875

Hermann HesseJul 2, 1877

Frederick SoddySep 2, 1877

Carlos Saavedra LamasNov 1, 1878

Albert EinsteinMar 14, 1879

George MarshallDec 31, 1880

Hans FischerJul 27, 1881

Alexander FlemingAug 6, 1881

Eleanor RooseveltOct 11, 1884

Niels BohrOct 7, 1885

SchrodingerAug 12, 1887

T. S. EliotSep 26, 1888

Boris PasternakFeb 10, 1890

Frederick BantingNov 14, 1891

leonieDec 10, 1891

Lester B. PearsonApr 23, 1897

Irene Joliot-CurieSep 12, 1897

William FaulknerSep 25, 1897

Howard FloreySep 24, 1898

Karl ZieglerNov 26, 1898

Ernest HemingwayJul 21, 1899

Miguel AsturiasOct 19, 1899

Linus PaulingFeb 28, 1901

Salvatore QuasimodoAug 20, 1901

Enrico FermiSep 29, 1901

Walter Houser BrattainFeb 10, 1902

John SteinbeckFeb 27, 1902

Paul DiracAug 8, 1902

Cecil Frank PowellDec 5, 1903

Pablo NerudaJul 12, 1904

Ralph BuncheAug 7, 1904

Emilio G. SegrèJan 30, 1905

Carl David AndersonSep 3, 1905

Samuel BeckettApr 13, 1906

George WaldNov 18, 1906

John BardeenMay 23, 1908

Willard Frank LibbyDec 17, 1908

William ShockleyFeb 13, 1910

Archer John Porter MartinMar 1, 1910

Mother TeresaAug 26, 1910

William GoldingSep 19, 1911

Milton FriedmanJul 31, 1912

Menachem BeginAug 16, 1913

Albert CamusNov 7, 1913

Saul BellowJun 10, 1915

Francis CrickJun 8, 1916

Nelson MandelaJul 18, 1918

Aleksandr SolzhenitsynDec 11, 1918

Arthur Leonard SchawlowMay 5, 1921

Andrei SakharovMay 21, 1921

José SaramagoNov 16, 1922

Henry KissingerMay 27, 1923

Jack KilbyNov 8, 1923

Vernon L. SmithJan 1, 1927

Gabriel García MárquezMar 6, 1927

Elie WieselSep 30, 1928

Martin Luther KingJan 15, 1929

Imre KertészNov 9, 1929

Robert MundellOct 24, 1932

Yasser ArafatAug 24, 1933

John B. GurdonOct 2, 1933

Amartya SenNov 3, 1933

Daniel KahnemanMar 5, 1934

Clive GrangerSep 4, 1934

Samuel TingJan 27, 1936

George AkerlofJun 17, 1940

Robert F. EngleNov 10, 1942

Joseph E. StiglitzFeb 9, 1943

Robert LefkowitzApr 15, 1943

Michael SpenceNov 7, 1943

Aung San Suu KyiJun 19, 1945

Peter AgreJan 30, 1949

Paul KrugmanFeb 28, 1953

Brian KobilkaMay 30, 1955

Shinya YamanakaSep 4, 1962

Nobel - Birthdays
Date Event
1817-11-30

Theodor Mommsen, Germ, historian/author (Imperial Lives, Nobel 1902)

1822-05-20

Frederic Passy, French economist/pacifist (Nobel 1901)

1827-12-07

Teodoro Cottrau, Nobel's Last Will

1828-03-18

William Randal Cremer, English politician and pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1908)

1828-05-08

Jean Henri Dunant, Switz, writer/founder (Red Cross, YMCA, Nobel 1901)

1829-07-26

August Beernaert, Belgian premier (1884-94) (Nobel-1909)

1830-03-15

Paul von Heyse, Germany, writer (Nobel 1910)

1830-09-08

Frederic Mistral, Maillane, France, Provencal poet (Nobel 1904), (d. 1914)

1832-04-19

Jose Echegaray y Eizaguirre, mathematician/dramatist (Nobel 1904)

1832-12-08

Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, Norwegian author "Pa Guds Veje" and Nobel laureate (d. 1910)

1833-09-20

Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, Milan, Italy, journalist/soldier/pacifist (Nobel Peace Prize 1907), (d. 1918)

1833-10-21

Alfred Bernhard Nobel, Stockholm, created dynamite & Peace Prizes, (d. 1896)

1835-07-27

Giosuè Carducci, Italian writer, Nobel laureate (d. 1907)

1835-10-31

J F W Adolf Ritter von Baeyer, German chemist (Nobel 1905)

1837-04-21

Fredrik Bajer, Denmark, politican/feminist/pacifist (Nobel 1908)

1837-11-23

Johannes van der Waals, Leiden, Netherlands, physicist (Nobel 1910, Liquid & Gas States), (d. 1923)

1838-03-18

Randal Cremer, Britain, trade unionist, pacifist (Nobel 1903)

1838-04-28

Tobias M Carel Asser, Holland, advocate of world law (Nobel 1911)

1839-03-16

René F Armand Sully-Prudhomme, France, poet, 1st Nobel winner (1901)

1841-08-25

Theodor Kocher, Swiss surgeon, thyroid specialist (Nobel 1909)

1841-11-12

John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, Malden Essex, English physicist and discoverer of argon (Nobel Prize 1904), (d. 1919)

1841-12-20

Ferdinand Buisson, French pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1932)

1843-05-21

Charles-Albert Gobat, Tramelan, Switzerland, Swiss politician, recipient of the 1902 Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1914)

1843-06-09

Bertha von Suttner, Austria, novelist/pacifist (Nobel 1905)

1843-07-07

Camillo Golgi, Corteno, Kingdom of Lombardy—Venetia, Austrian Empire, Italian physician and medical researcher (Nobel Prize in Medicine-1906), (d. 1926)

1843-12-11

Robert Koch, German bacteriologist (TB, cholera, Nobel 1905)

1844-04-16

Anatole France, writer (Thaïs, Wickerwork Woman, Nobel 1921)

1844-10-27

Klas Arnoldson, Sweden, politician/pacifist (Nobel 1908)

1845-02-15

Elihu Root, (R)/US Sec of State (1905-09)/Nobel Peace Prize (1912)

1845-03-27

Wilhelm Rontgen, Lennep, Rhine Province, discovered X-rays (Nobel 1901)

1845-04-24

Carl Spitteler, Switz, poet (Prometheus & Epimetheus; Nobel 1919)

1845-05-15

Ilja [Elias] Metsjnikov, USSR, zoologist/bacteriologist (Nobel 1908)

1845-05-16

Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov, Russian microbiologist, Nobel laureate (d. 1916)

1845-06-18

Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, French physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1922)

1846-01-05

Rudolf Christoph Eucken, Germany, Idealist philosopher (Nobel 1908)

1846-05-05

Henryk Sienkiewicz, Poland, author (Quo Vadis, Nobel 1905)

1847-03-27

Otto Wallach, Germany, chemist (Nobel 1910)

1849-09-14

Ivan Pavlov, Russia, physiologist/pioneer in psychology (Nobel 1904)

1850-06-06

Karl F Braun, Germany, co-developed wireless telegraphy (Nobel 1909)

1850-08-26

Charles Richet, French physiologist (anaphylaxis-Nobel 1913)

1851-05-21

Leon Bourgeois, France, politician, internationalist (Nobel 1920)

1851-05-29

Leon VA Bourgeois, French premier (1895-96, Nobel 1920)

1852-05-01

Santiago Ramón y Cajal, Spanish neuroscientist, Nobel laureate (d. 1934)

1852-08-30

Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff, Neth, physical chemist (Nobel 1901)

1852-09-28

Henri Moissan [Ferdinand-Frederic-], Paris France, chemist (Nobel 1906), (d. 1907)

1852-10-09

Hermann Emil Fischer, Euskirchen, Rhine Province, chemist, Nobel Prize laureate, (d. 1919)

1852-12-15

Henri Becquerel [Antoine ], discovered radioactivity (Nobel 1903), (d. 1908)

1852-12-19

A[lbert] A Michelson, Strelno Prussia, US physicist (Nobel 1907)

1853-07-18

Hendrik Antoon Lorentz, Holland, physicist (Nobel 1902)

1853-09-02

Wilhelm Ostwald, Germany, physical chemist (Nobel 1909)

1853-09-16

Albrecht Kossel, German physician, Nobel laureate (d. 1927)

1853-09-21

Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Dutch physicist (liquid helium, Nobel 1913)

1854-03-14

Paul Ehrlich, Germany, bacteriologist (Nobel-1908)

1854-03-15

Emil Adolf von Behring, German physician; Nobel laureate (d. 1917)

1854-04-22

Henri-Marie Lafontaine, Belgium, international lawyer (Nobel 1913)

1854-11-05

Paul Sabatier, French chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1941)

1856-07-26

George Bernard Shaw, Dublin Ireland, dramatist (Pygmalion-Nobel 1925), (d. 1950)

1856-12-18

J. J. Thomson, Manchester, England, physicist discovered electron (Nobel 1906)

1856-12-22

Frank Kellogg, Potsdam, New York, Sec of State (1925-29), try to outlaw war (Nobel 1929), (d. 1937)

1856-12-28

[Thomas] Woodrow Wilson, Staunton Va, 28th (D) US President (1913-21), Nobel Peace Prize 1919

1857-03-07

Julius Wagner von Jauregg, Austria, psychiatrist (Nobel 1927)

1857-05-13

Ronald Ross, England, pathologist (Nobel 1902)

1857-06-02

Karl Adolph Gjellerup, Denmark, poet (Poutnici Svetem, Nobel 1917)

1857-07-24

Henrik Pontoppidan, Denmark, writer (Promised Country, Nobel 1917)

1857-11-27

Charles Scott Sherrington, British physiologist, Nobel laureate (d. 1952)

1858-03-23

Ludwig Quidde, German historian/politician (Nobel prize 1927)

1858-04-23

Max Planck, German physicist (Planck Constant, Nobel 1918) father of Quantum Physics

1858-08-11

Christiaan Eijkman, Nijkerk Netherlands, physician and bacteriologist (Nobel Prize in Medicine-1929), (d. 1930)

1858-10-27

Theodore Roosevelt, NYC, (R) 26th Pres (1901-09; Nobel 1906), (d. 1919)

1858-11-20

Selma Lagerlöf, Mårbacka, Värmland, author and Nobel laureate (The Wonderful Adventures of Nils), (d. 1940)

1859-02-19

Svante August Arhenius, Swedish physicist/chemist (Nobel 1903)

1859-05-15

Pierre Curie, France, physicist (Nobel 1903)

1859-07-06

Verner von Heidenstam, Sweden, poet/novelist (Charles Men, Nobel 1916)

1859-08-04

Knut Hamsun, Norway, writer/Nazi (Hunger-Nobel 1920)

1859-10-18

Henri Bergson, France, philosopher (Creative Evolution-Nobel 1927)

1860-05-20

Eduard Buchner, German chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1917)

1860-09-06

Jane Addams, Cedarville, Illinois, pacifist/social worker/feminist (Nobel 1931), (d. 1935)

1860-11-23

Karl Branting, Sweden, statesman/diplomat (Nobel Peace Prize 1921)

1860-12-15

Niels Ryberg Finsen, Denmark, physician/phototherapist (Nobel 1903)

1861-05-06

Rabindranath Tagore, Hindu poet/mystic/composer (Nobel 1913)

1861-10-10

Fridtjof Nansen, Store Frøen, Christiania, Norway, Arctic explorer/humanitarian (Nobel 1922), (d. 1930)

1862-03-28

Aristide Briand, France, 11x premier (1909-22) (Nobel 1926)

1862-04-02

Nicholas Murray Butler, US, Columbia University pres/pacifist (Nobel 1931)

1862-06-05

Allvar Gullstrand, Swedish physician (Nobel 1911)

1862-06-07

Philipp Lenard, Austrian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1947)

1862-07-02

William Henry Bragg, English physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1942)

1862-08-29

Maurice Maeterlinck, Ghent Belgium, poet (Blue Bird, Nobel 1911), (d. 1949)

1862-11-15

Gerhart Hauptmann, Obersalzbrunn, Germany, author (Before Dawn-Nobel 1912), (d. 1946)

1863-09-13

Arthur Henderson, Britain, socialist/disarmament worker (Nobel 1934)

1863-10-16

Austen Chamberlain, British Foreign Secretary (Nobel 1925)

1864-01-13

Wilhelm K W Wien, German physicist (Nobel 1911)

1864-06-25

Walther Hermann Nernst, Prussian physicist/chemist (Nobel 1920)

1864-07-20

Erik Karlfeldt, Sweden, poet (Nobel 1918-refused; 1931-posthumous)

1864-09-14

Lord Robert Cecil, Viscount of Chelwood, UK, helps form League of Nations (Nobel 1937)

1864-11-11

Alfred Hermann Fried, Germany, pacifist (Nobel 1911)

1865-04-01

Richard Zsigmondy, Germany, chemist (Nobel-1925)

1865-05-25

John Raleigh Mott, organizer (YMCA, Nobel 1946)

1865-05-25

Pieter Zeeman, Dutch physicist (Zeeman effect, Nobel 1902)

1865-06-13

William Butler Yeats, Ireland, poet (Wild Swans at Coole-Nobel 1923)

1865-08-27

Charles Gates Dawes, (R) 30th VP (1925-29, Nobel 1925)

1865-10-12

Arthur Harden, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1940)

1865-12-30

Rudyard Kipling, Bombay, author (Jungle Book, Gunga Din-Nobel 1907), (d. 1936)

1866-01-15

Nathan Söderblom, Swedish archbishop, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1931)

1866-01-29

Romain Rolland, France, writer (Jean-Christophe) (Nobel 1915)

1866-08-12

Jacinto Benavente y Martínez, Spanish playwright (Nobel 1922)

1866-09-21

Charles Jean Henri Nicolle France, bacteriologist (Nobel-1928)

1866-09-25

Thomas Hunt Morgan, US, biologist (Nobel-1933)

1866-12-12

Alfred Werner, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1913)

1867-01-08

Emily Green Balch, US, sociologist/feminist/pacifist (Nobel 1946)

1867-06-28

Luigi Pirandello, Italy, writer (6 Characters-Nobel 1934)

1867-08-14

John Galsworthy, England, author (Forsyte Saga-Nobel 1932)

1867-11-07

Marie Skłodowska-Curie, Warsaw, discovered radium (Nobel 1903, 1911)

1868-01-31

Theodore William Richards, chemist (atomic weights, Nobel-1914)

1868-03-22

Robert A. Millikan, American physicist (photoelectric effect; Nobel 1923)

1868-05-06

Wladyslaw Stanislaw Reymont, Poland, novelist (Chiopi, Nobel-1924)

1868-06-14

Karl Landsteiner, Austria, immunologist/pathologist (Nobel 1930)

1868-12-09

Fritz Haber, German phycist-chemist (Nobel 1919)

1869-02-14

Charles Wilson, English physicist (Wilson cloud chamber-Nobel)

1869-06-27

Hans Spemann, German embryologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1941)

1869-09-17

Christian Lange, Norway, pacifist/internationalist (Nobel 1921)

1869-11-22

Andre Gide, Paris, France, writer (Lafcadio's Adventures-Nobel 1947)

1869-11-30

Gustaf Dalén, Swedish physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1937)

1870-06-13

Jules JBV Bordet, Belgian bacteriologist (syphillis, Nobel 1919)

1870-09-30

Jean Perrin, France, physicist, studied Brownian motion (Nobel 1926)

1870-10-22

Ivan Bunin, Russia, poet/novelist (Gentleman from San Francisco-Nobel 1933)

1871-05-06

Victor Grignard, French chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1935)

1871-08-30

Ernest Rutherford, 1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson, New Zealand physicist and father of nuclear physics (Nobel 1908), (d. 1937)

1871-09-27

Grazia Deledda, Italian writer, Nobel laureate (d. 1936)

1871-10-02

Cordell Hull, US Sec of State (1933-44), lowered tariffs (Nobel 1945)

1872-05-18

Bertrand Russell, England, mathematician/philosopher (Nobel 1950)

1872-08-13

Richard Willstätter, German chemist, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1942)

1872-12-26

Norman Angell, British politician/cowboy/journalist, Nobel laureate (1933), (d. 1967)

1873-01-20

Johannes V Jensen, Denmark, novelist/poet (Energy Storage, Nobel 1944)

1873-06-03

Otto Loewi, Frankfurt am Main Germany, physician (Nobel-1936)

1873-06-28

Alexis Carrel, France, surgeon/sociologist/biologist (Nobel 1912)

1874-01-05

Joseph Erlanger, San Francisco, California, American physiologist (shock therapy-Nobel 1944)

1874-04-15

Johannes Stark, Germany, physicist (Stark effect) (Nobel 1919)

1874-04-25

Guglielmo Marconi, Bologna Italy, inventor (radio, Nobel 1909)

1874-08-27

Karl Bosch, German chemist (BASF, Nobel 1931)

1874-11-15

August Krogh [Schack], Denmark, zoophysiologist (arterioles and capillaries, Nobel-1920), (d. 1949)

1874-11-29

Antonio Egas Moniz, Portugal, lobotomist (Nobel 1949)

1874-11-30

Winston Churchill, (C) British Prime Minister (1940-45, 1951-55, Nobel 1953)

1875-01-14

Albert Schweitzer, doctor/humanitarian/organist (Nobel 1954)

1875-06-06

Thomas Mann, Germany, novelist (Magic Mountain-Nobel 1929)

1875-06-09

Henry Dale, London, physiologist (Nobel-1936)

1876-09-06

John J R Macleod, Scottish/Canadian physiologist (Nobel 1923)

1876-12-25

Adolf Otto Reinhold Windaus, Nobel laureate (d. 1959)

1877-06-04

Heinrich Wieland, German chemist (bile acids-Nobel 1927)

1877-06-07

Charles Glover Barkla, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1944)

1877-07-02

Hermann Hesse, Switzerland, novelist/poet (Steppenwolf, Nobel 1946), (d.1962)

1877-09-01

Francis William Aston, Nobel laureate (d. 1945)

1877-09-02

Frederick Soddy, Eastbourne, England, chemist, Nobel laureate, (d. 1956)

1878-05-10

Gustav Stresemann, German chancellor (1923, Nobel 1926)

1878-08-28

George Hoyt Whipple, Ashland New Hampshire, American physician and biomedical researcher (Nobel-1934)

1878-11-01

Carlos Saavedra Lamas, Buenos Aires, jurist (Nobel Peace Prize 1936), (d. 1959)

1879-03-08

Otto Hahn, German physicist/chemist (Nobel 44, radiothorium/actinium)

1879-03-14

Albert Einstein, German-born theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate (theory of relativity)

1879-04-26

Owen Williams Richardson, England, physicist (Nobel 1928)

1879-07-01

Leon Jouhaux, France, socialist/co-founder UN's ILO (Nobel 1951)

1880-09-23

John Boyd Orr, nutritionist, UN's FAO (Nobel 1949)

1880-12-31

George Marshall, Uniontown Pa, authored Marshall Plan (Nobel 1953), (d. 1959)

1881-01-31

Irving Langmuir, inventor (tungsten filament lamp/Nobel 1932)

1881-03-17

Walter Rudolf Hess, Swiss physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1973)

1881-03-23

Hermann Staudinger, Germany, chemist/plastics researcher (Nobel '53)

1881-03-23

Roger Martin du Guard, France, novelist (Les Thibault-Nobel 1937)

1881-07-27

Hans Fischer, Munich Germany, physicist (Nobel 1930), (d. 1945)

1881-08-06

Alexander Fleming, London, bacteriologist (penicillin; Nobel 1954), (d. 1955)

1881-10-22

Clinton Davisson, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1958)

1881-12-24

Juan Ramon Jiménez, Spain, poet (Distant Gardens, Nobel 1956)

1882-04-21

Percy Williams Bridgman, American physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1961)

1882-05-20

Sigrid Undset, Norway, novelist (Kristin Lavransdatter, Nobel 1928)

1882-08-26

James Franck, German naturalist (Nobel 1925)

1882-12-11

Max Born, Germany, physicist (quantum mechanics, Nobel 1954)

1883-10-08

Otto Heinrich Warburg, German physician, Nobel laureate (d. 1970)

1884-03-24

Peter Debye, Holland, physical chemist (Nobel 1936)

1884-04-12

Otto Meyerhof, Germany, psychologist/biochemist (Nobel-1922)

1884-08-30

Theodor Svedberg, Sweden, chemist, worked with colloids (Nobel 1926)

1884-10-11

Eleanor Roosevelt, [Anna], New York, 1st lady (1933-1945)/crusader (Nobel 1931), (d. 1962)

1884-10-11

Friedrich C R Bergius, German chemist (benzine from brown coal, Nobel)

1885-02-07

Sinclair Lewis, novelist/social critic (Main Street, Nobel 1930)

1885-08-01

George de Hevesy, Hungarian chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1966)

1885-09-07

Harry Sinclair Lewis, US, writer (Babbitt, Nobel 1930)

1885-10-07

Niels Bohr, Denmark, physicist, expanded quantum physics (Nobel 1922)

1885-10-11

Francois Mauriac, France, novelist/poet/playwright (Nobel 1952)

1885-12-02

George Minot, US, physician, worked on anemia (Nobel 1934)

1886-03-08

Edward Kendall, chemist, isolated cortisone (Nobel 1950)

1886-11-20

Karl von Frisch, zoologist/bee expert (Nobel 1973)

1886-12-03

Manne Siegbahn, Nobel laureate (d. 1978)

1887-04-10

Bernardo A Houssay, Argentine physiologist (Nobel 1947)

1887-05-31

Saint-John Perse, France, poet/diplomat (Nobel 1960) [or Mar 31]

1887-07-22

Gustav Hertz, German quantum physicist (Nobel 1925)

1887-08-12

Erwin Schrodinger, Vienna Austria, physicist and Nobel Prize Laureate, (d. 1961)

1887-09-13

Lavoslav Ruzicka, Croatian chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1976)

1887-10-05

René Cassin, pacifist (Nobel Peace Prize 1968)

1887-11-19

James B. Sumner, American chemist, Nobel Prize in Chemistry laureate (d. 1955)

1888-02-17

Otto Stern, German/US physicist (Stern-Gerlach-experiment, Nobel 1943)

1888-07-02

Selman Waksman, Russ/US microbiologist (Nobel 1951)

1888-07-16

Frits Zernike, invented phase-contrast microscope (Nobel 1953)

1888-07-17

Shmuel Agnon, Israel, novelist (Day Before Yesterday-Nobel 1966)

1888-09-26

T. S. Eliot, St Louis Missouri, poet/dramatist/critic (Waste Land-Nobel 1948), (d. 1965)

1888-10-16

Eugene O'Neill, NYC, dramatist (Desire Under the Elms-Nobel 1936)

1888-11-07

Chandrasekhara Raman, India, physicist (Nobel 1930)

1889-04-21

Paul Karrer, Swiss chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1971)

1889-10-03

Carl von Ossietzky, Germany, journalist/pacifist (Nobel 1935)

1889-11-01

Philip John Noel-Baker, statesman/disarmament advocate (Nobel 1959)

1889-11-30

Edgar D Adrian, English physiologist (Nobel 1932)

1890-02-10

Boris Pasternak, Moscow, Russian novelist/poet (Dr Zhivago, Nobel 1958)

1890-03-31

William Lawrence Bragg, English physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1971)

1890-12-21

Hermann Joseph Muller, American geneticist and Nobel laureate (d. 1967)

1891-01-08

Walter Bothe, Germany, subatomic particle physicist (Nobel 1954)

1891-05-23

Pär Lagerkvist, Swedish writer, Nobel laureate (d. 1974)

1891-07-05

John Northrop, US, biochemist, crystallized enzymes (Nobel 1946)

1891-11-14

Frederick Banting, Canadian physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1941)

1891-12-10

leonie "Nelly" Sachs, German/Swedish poet (O the Chimneys-Nobel 1966), (d. 1970)

1892-02-06

William Parry Murphy, American physician, Nobel laureate (d. 1987)

1892-03-28

Corneille Heymans, Belgian physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1968)

1892-05-03

George Thomson, demonstrated electron diffraction (Nobel 1937)

1892-06-26

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck, China, author (Good Earth-Nobel 1938)

1892-08-15

Louis-Victor prince of Broglie, France, physicist (Nobel 1929)

1892-10-09

Ivo Andric, Yugoslavia, novelist (Bridge on Drina, Nobel Prize for Literature 1961)

1893-04-29

Harold C Urey, Ind, physicist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934)

1893-09-16

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, Hungary, biochemist (Vitamin C, Nobel 1937)

1893-11-13

Edward A Doisy Sr, US bio-chemist (Vitamin K1, Nobel 1943)

1894-07-09

Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa, Russian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1984)

1895-01-15

Artturi Ilmari Virtanen, Finnish chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1973)

1895-02-21

Carl Peter Henrik Dam Danish biochemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1976)

1895-03-03

Ragnar Frisch, Oslo, Norwegian economist (1st winner of the Nobel prize in economics-1969)

1895-10-30

Gerhard Domagk, German bacteriologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (declined) (d. 1964)

1895-10-30

Dickinson W. Richards, American physician, Nobel laureate (d. 1973)

1896-02-28

Philip Showalter Hench, Pittsburgh, physician (cortisone-Nobel)

1896-04-15

Nikolay Nikolayevich Semyonov, Russian chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1986)

1896-06-07

Robert Mulliken, US, chemist/physicist (Nobel 1966)

1896-10-12

Eugenio Montale, Italy, poet/translator (Xenia-Nobel 1975)

1897-02-10

John Franklin Enders, Conn, microbiologist (polio-Nobel 1954)

1897-04-23

Lester B. Pearson, 14th Canadian Prime Minister (1963-68) (Nobel 1957)

1897-05-17

Odd Hassel, Norwegian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1981)

1897-05-27

John Douglas Cockroft, English physicist (Radar, Nobel 1951)

1897-06-16

Georg Wittig, German chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1987)

1897-07-20

Tadeusz Reichstein, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1950)

1897-09-12

Irene Joliot-Curie, Paris, physicist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, (d. 1956)

1897-09-25

William Faulkner, New Albany Mississippi, author (Sound & Fury-Nobel 1949), (d. 1962)

1897-11-09

Ronald G W Norrish, British chemist (Nobel 1967)

1897-11-18

Patrick M S Blackett, British physicist (nuclear reaction, Nobel 1948)

1898-04-26

Vicente Aleixandre, Spain, writer (Ambito, Bird of Paper, Nobel 1977)

1898-07-29

Isidor Isaac Rabi, Poland, physicist (explored atom, Nobel 1944)

1898-08-24

Albert Claude, Belgium, biologist/physician (Nobel 1974)

1898-09-24

Howard Florey, Adelaide Aust, pathologist/phamacologist; purified penicillin (Nobel '45), (d. 1968)

1898-11-26

Karl Ziegler, Helsa, German Empire, chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (polymers), (d. 1973)

1898-12-06

Gunnar Myrdal, Sweden, sociologist/economist (Nobel 1974)

1899-01-12

Paul H Muller, Swiss chemist (DDT-Nobel 1948)

1899-01-30

Max Theiler, English/US microbiologist (Nobel 1951)

1899-03-13

John Van Vleck, Middletown Connecticut, American Physicist, Mathematician, and Nobel Laureate who pioneered the modern quantum mechanical theory of magnetism

1899-06-03

Georg von Bekesy, Budapest Hungary, physician (Nobel-1961)

1899-06-14

Kawabata Yasunari, Zen writer (Nobel Literature 1968)

1899-07-21

Ernest Hemingway, Oak Park Illinois, author ('for whom the bell tolled... ', Nobel 1954), (d. 1961)

1899-10-19

Miguel Asturias, Guatemala, poet/diplomat (Hombres de Maiz, Nobel 67), (d. 1974)

1900-01-05

Dennis Gabor, Hung/Brit physicist (holography-Nobel 1971) [or Jun 5]

1900-02-22

Giorgios Seferis, Greece, poet (Nobel 1963)

1900-03-19

[Jean] Frederic Joliot-Curie, French physicist (Nobel 1935)

1900-04-25

Wolfgang Pauli, Swiss/Us physicist (Pauli inhibition, Nobel 1945)

1900-05-05

Dennis Gabor, electrical engineer and physicist, Nobel Prize winner

1900-07-29

Eyvind Johnson, Sweden, novelist (Return to Ithaca-Nobel 1974)

1900-10-30

Ragnar Granit Finnish neuroscientist, Nobel laureate (d. 1991)

1900-12-03

Richard Kuhn, Austria, biochemist, worked with vitamins (Nobel 1938)

1901-02-28

Linus Pauling, Portland, Oregon, American chemist/peace activist (Nobel 1954, 1962)

1901-03-17

Eisaku Sato, premier of Japan (Nobel 1974)

1901-03-19

Gerrit Jan van Heuven Goedhart, Dutch Min of Justice (Nobel 1954)

1901-03-27

Sato Eisaku, (Lib) Japanese PM (1964-72) (Nobel 1974)

1901-03-27

Wilhelm Conrad von Roentgen, physicist (Nobel)

1901-04-30

Simon Kuznets, Ukrainian-born economist, Nobel laureate (d. 1985)

1901-08-08

Ernest O Lawrence, Canton SC, inventor (Cyclotron-Nobel 1939)

1901-08-20

Salvatore Quasimodo, Naples Italy, poet/critic/translator (Nobel 1959), (d. 1968)

1901-09-23

Jaroslav Seifert, Czech poet (Nobel 1984)

1901-09-29

Enrico Fermi, Rome, Italian/American nuclear physicist, gone fission/fermium (Nobel 1938)

1901-12-05

Werner Heisenberg, German physicist/discovered uncertainty (Nobel 32)

1902-01-31

Alva Myrdal, Uppsala Sweden, diplomat (Nobel Peace Prize-1982)

1902-02-10

Walter Houser Brattain, Amoy, China, American physicist (Nobel 1956-transistor)

1902-02-27

John Steinbeck, Salinas California, author (Grapes of Wrath-Nobel 1962)

1902-04-23

Halldór Laxness, Icelandic writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1998)

1902-05-03

Alfred Kastler, Guebwiller France, French Physicist and Nobel Prize laureate (Hertzian resonances within atoms)

1902-06-16

Barbara McClintock, US, cytogeneticist (Jumping Genes, Nobel 1983)

1902-07-10

Kurt Alder, German chemist (Nobel 1950)

1902-08-08

Paul Dirac, Bristol, physicist (quantum mechanics, Nobel 1933), (d. 1984)

1902-08-10

Arne Tiselius, Swedish chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1971)

1902-11-17

Eugene Paul Wigner, mathematician/physicist (A Bomb, Nobel 1963)

1903-02-26

Giulio Natta, Italian chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1979)

1903-03-24

Adolph F J Butenandt, German bio-chemist (Nobel 1939)

1903-04-12

Jan Tinbergen, Dutch economist/UN advisor (Nobel 1969)

1903-07-06

Axel Theorell, Sweden, biochemist, studied enzymes (Nobel 1955)

1903-10-06

Ernest Walton, Irish physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1995)

1903-10-22

George Beadle, US biologist (Nobel 1958)

1903-11-07

Konrad Lorenz, zoologist/ethologist (Man & His Ideas, Nobel 1973)

1903-12-05

Cecil Frank Powell, Tonbridge, Kent, physicist, discovered pion (Nobel 1950), (d.1969)

1903-12-22

H Keffer Hartline, US, biophysicist (Nobel 1967)

1904-01-26

Sean MacBride, Dublin, statesman/Amnesty Intl co-founder (Nobel '74)

1904-04-08

John R Hicks, British economist (Nobel 1972)

1904-05-06

Harry Martinson, Sweden, novelist/poet (Trade Wind-Nobel 1974)

1904-07-12

Pablo Neruda, Chile, poet (Residence on Earth-Nobel 1971)

1904-07-14

Isaac Bashevis Singer, Poland, Yiddish novelist (Enemies-Nobel 1978)

1904-08-07

Ralph Bunche, Detroit Michigan, founder/diplomat (UN) (Nobel 1950), (d. 1971)

1904-08-16

Wendell Stanley, biochemist, 1st to crystallize a virus (Nobel 1946)

1904-08-29

Werner Forssman, German urologist (Nobel 1956)

1904-10-03

Charles Pedersen, UK, biochemist (Nobel 1987)

1904-12-22

Louis-Eugene-Felix Neel, Lyon France, physicist (Nobel 1970)

1904-12-25

Gerhard Herzberg, Can, physicist (molecular structure-Nobel 1971)

1905-01-30

Emilio G. Segrè, Tivoli, Italian physicist and Nobel laureate (discovered the elements technetium, astatine and the sub-atomic antiparticle antiproton)

1905-02-07

Ulf Svante von Euler, Sweden, physiologist (Nobel 1970)

1905-04-18

George H. Hitchings, American scientist, Nobel laureate (d. 1998)

1905-05-24

Mikhail Sholokhov, USSR, writer (And Quiet Flows the Don, Nobel 1965)

1905-06-21

Jean Paul Sartre, existentialist/writer (Le Mur, Nobel 1964; declined)

1905-07-25

Elias Canetti, Bulgarian/British novelist (Life-Terms, Nobel 1981)

1905-07-29

Dag Hammarskjoeld, Sweden, 2nd UN Sect-General (1953-61) (Nobel 1961)

1905-09-03

Carl David Anderson, NYC, physicist (1936 Nobel Prize for physics), (d. 1991)

1905-09-24

Severo Ochoa, Nobel Laureate (d. 1993)

1905-10-23

Felix Bloch, Swiss/US nuclear physicist (Nobel 1952)

1906-04-13

Samuel Beckett, French playwright (Waiting for Godot, Nobel 1969)

1906-06-19

Ernst Boris Chain, German-born biochemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1979)

1906-06-28

Maria Goeppert Mayer, US atomic physicist (Nobel 1963)

1906-07-02

Hans Bethe, physicist (Nobel 1967), peace worker

1906-07-23

Vladimir Prelog, Sarajevo, Croatian-Swiss Chemist and Nobel Laureate

1906-08-05

Wassely Leontief, Russ/US economist (Nobel 1973)

1906-11-18

George Wald, US, physiologist/biologist (eye, Nobel 1967)

1906-12-25

Ernst Ruska, Nobel laureate (d. 1988)

1907-01-23

Hediki Yukawa, Japan, physicist (Nobel 1949)

1907-03-23

Daniel Bovet, Switzerland, pharmacologist (Nobel 1957)

1907-04-15

Nicholas Tinbergen, Neth/British biologist/zoologist (Nobel 1973)

1907-05-27

Felix de Nobel, Dutch orchestra leader

1907-06-25

J Hans D Jensen, Germany, physicist (atomic nucleus-Nobel 1963)

1907-09-18

Edwin M McMillan, US, physicist/discoverer plutonium (Nobel prize)

1908-05-23

John Bardeen, US, physicist (transistor, Nobel 1956, 1972)

1908-06-10

Ernst B Chain, German chemist/bacteriologist (penicillin, Nobel 1945)

1908-10-23

Ilya Mikhaylovich Frank, Saint Petersburg, Russian Physicist and Nobel Laureate (Cherenkov radiation)

1908-12-04

A D Hershey, US, biologist, worked with bacteriophages (Nobel 1969)

1908-12-17

Willard Frank Libby, Grand Valley Colorado, American chemist (carbon-14 "atomic clock" - Nobel 1960)

1909-01-22

Lev D Landau, Russian physicist (Nobel 1962)

1909-04-22

Rita Levi-Montalcini, Italian neurologist, Nobel laureate, (d. 2012)

1909-12-14

Edward L Tatum, US, molecular geneticist (Nobel 1958)

1910-02-10

Dominique Pire, Belgium, educator, aided WW II refugees (Nobel 1958)

1910-02-13

William Shockley, London, US physicist (Nobel 1956), racist

1910-03-01

Archer John Porter Martin, English chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2002)

1910-05-12

Dorothy Crowfoot-Hodgkin, British chemist (penicillin/B12/Nobel 1964)

1910-08-26

Mother Teresa, [Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu], Skopje Ottoman Empire, nun and Founder of Missionaries of Charity (Nobel Peace Prize 1979)

1910-08-28

Tjalling Koopmans, Dutch-born economist Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1985)

1910-10-19

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, India, astrophysicist (Nobel 1983)

1910-12-29

Ronald Coase, British economist, Nobel Prize laureate

1911-01-17

Luis W Alvarez, US, physicist (sub atomic, Nobel 1968) [or Jun 13]

1911-01-26

Polykarp Kusch, US, nuclear physicist: Nobel 1955

1911-03-20

Alfonso García Robles, Mexican diplomat and Nobel laureate (d. 1991)

1911-04-08

Melvin Calvin, US chemist (photosynthesis, Nobel 1961)

1911-06-13

Luis W Alvarez, physicist (Nobel-1968) [or Jan 17]

1911-06-25

William H Stein, US biochemist (Nobel 1972)

1911-06-30

Czeslaw Milosz, Polish/American writer (Bells in Winter, Nobel 1980)

1911-08-09

William A Fowler, US, astrophysicist (Nobel 1983)

1911-09-19

William Golding, Cornwall England, novelist (Lord of the Flies-Nobel 1983), (d. 1993)

1911-11-02

Odysseus Elytis Alepoudellis, Greece, poet (Nobel 1979)

1911-12-11

Nagib Machfus, Egyptian writer (Nobel 1988)

1912-01-19

Leonid V Kantorovich, St Petersburg Russia, economist (Nobel)

1912-01-21

Konrad Bloch, Germany, biochemist (studied cholesterol-Nobel 1964)

1912-04-19

Glenn T Seaborg, American chemist (AEC, Plutonium, Nobel 1951)

1912-05-28

Patrick White, Australia, novelist (Happy Valley, Nobel 1973)

1912-07-31

Milton Friedman, Brooklyn New York, economist (Nobel 1976), (d. 2006)

1912-08-13

Salvador E Luria, Italian/US biologist (Nobel prize 1969)

1912-08-30

Edward M Purcell, US physicist (Nobel 1952)

1912-11-19

George E Palade, Romanian/US cell biologist (ribosomen, Nobel 1974)

1913-07-12

Willis Lamb, American physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 2008)

1913-08-16

Menachem Begin, Brest Russian Empire, Israeli PM (1977-83, Nobel 1978), (d. 1992)

1913-09-04

Stanford Moore, US biochemist (Nobel 1977)

1913-11-07

Albert Camus, Algeria, author (The Just-Nobel 1957), (d. 1960)

1913-12-18

Willy Brandt, [Herbert Frahm], German chancellor (1969-74, Nobel 1971)

1914-02-05

Alan Hodgkin, British physicist (Nobel 1963)

1914-02-22

Renato Dulbecco, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate

1914-03-25

Norman E Borlaug, US agriculture scientist (Nobel 1970)

1914-05-19

Max Perutz, Austrian-born molecular biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (d. 2002)

1914-10-28

Richard Lawrence Millington Synge, British bio-chemist (Nobel 1952)

1915-02-28

Peter Medawar, England, zoologist, immunologist (Nobel 1953)

1915-05-15

Paul A Samuelson, economist (1970 Nobel, 1947 John Bates Clark Medal)

1915-06-10

Saul Bellow, Lachine Quebec, Canadian-born American author (Mr Sammler's Planet, Nobel 1976)

1915-11-29

Earl W Sutherland, US pharmacologist (Nobel 1971)

1915-11-30

Henry Taube, chemist (Nobel 1983)

1916-01-10

Sune Bergström, Swedish biochemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2004)

1916-03-26

Christian B Anfinsen, US chemist (cell physiology, Nobel 1972)

1916-06-04

Robert Furchgott, Charleston South Carolina, American Chemist and Nobel Laureate

1916-06-08

Francis Crick, English molecular biologist who co-discovered DNA's structure and Nobel laureate (1962)

1916-08-25

Frederick Chapman Robbins, American pediatrician and virologist; Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2003)

1916-12-15

Maurice Wilkins, England, physicist, worked with DNA (Nobel 1962)

1917-01-25

Ilya Prigogine, Russian scientist Nobel Laureate (d. 2003)

1917-02-14

Herbert A Hauptman, NYC, x-ray crystallographer (Nobel 1985)

1917-03-24

John Kendrew, British molecular biologist, Nobel laureate (d. 1997)

1917-04-10

Robert Burns Woodward, organic chemist (Nobel 1965)

1917-06-01

William S. Knowles, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate, (d. 2012)

1917-09-07

John Cornforth, Australian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate, (d. 2013)

1917-10-02

Christian de Duve, Thames Ditton, Surrey, cytologist and biochemist (Nobel, 1974), (d. 2013)

1917-12-09

James Rainwater, American physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1986)

1917-12-22

Andrew Fielding Huxley, London England, physiologist (Nobel 1963), (d. 2012)

1918-01-23

Gertrude Belle Elion, NYC, biochemist/drug researcher (Nobel 1988)

1918-03-03

Arthur Kornberg, US biochemist (Nobel 1959)

1918-03-05

James Tobin, American economist, Nobel laureate (d. 2002)

1918-05-11

Richard P Feynman, physicist (Feynman-diagrams/Nobel prize 1965)

1918-05-20

Edward B. Lewis, American geneticist, Nobel laureate (d. 2004)

1918-07-18

Nelson Mandela, Qunu South Africa, political prisoner (ANC)/President (1994-1999)/ Nobel (1993)

1918-07-31

Paul D. Boyer, American chemist, Nobel Prize Laureate

1918-08-13

Frederick Sanger, England, biochemist (Nobel 1958, 1980)

1918-09-08

Derek Barton, British chemist (Nobel 1969)

1918-10-04

Kenichi Fukui, Japanese chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1998)

1918-11-10

Ernst Fischer, German chemist (Nobel 1973)

1918-12-11

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Kislovodsk, Russia, writer (Cancer Ward, Nobel 1970), (d. 2008)

1918-12-25

Anwar el-Sadat, Egyptian Pres (1970-81, Nobel 1978)

1919-04-01

Joseph Murray, American surgeon, Nobel laureate, (d. 2012)

1919-04-22

Donald Cram, US, biochemist (Nobel 1987)

1919-06-18

Jerome Karle, New York, chemist (Nobel 1985) and Manhattan Project member, (d. 2013)

1919-10-03

James M. Buchanan, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, economist (Nobel Memorial 1986), (d. 2013)

1919-12-09

William Lipscomb, American chemist, Nobel laureate

1920-03-15

E. Donnall Thomas, American physician, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

1920-06-17

Francois Jacob, France, biologist/bacteriologist (Nobel 1965), (d. 2013)

1920-07-10

Owen Chamberlain, physicist/co-discoverer (antiproton, Nobel-1959)

1920-09-29

Peter D. Mitchell, English chemist, Nobel laureate

1920-10-29

Baruj Benacerraf, Venezuelan-born immunologist, Nobel laureate

1920-11-05

Douglass North, American economist, Nobel Prize laureate

1920-12-06

George Porter, British chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2002)

1921-04-14

Thomas Schelling, American economist, Nobel laureate

1921-05-05

Arthur Leonard Schawlow, Mount Vernon, New York, American physicist, shared the 1981 Nobel Prize in Physics for his pioneering work with lasers

1921-05-21

Andrei Sakharov, Moscow, physicist, human rights worker (Nobel '75)

1921-07-04

Gerard Debreu, France, economist (Nobel 1983)

1922-01-09

Har G Khorana, India/Canada bio-chemist (Nobel 1968)

1922-01-28

Robert W Holley, US, biochemist, worked with RNA (Nobel '68)

1922-03-01

Yitzak Rabin, premier (Israel, 1992-95, Nobel 1994)

1922-04-02

Nikolaj G Bassov, Russia, atomic physicist (laser, Nobel 1964)

1922-09-22

Chen Ning Yang, China, US physicist/disproved parity (Nobel 1957)

1922-11-16

José Saramago, Portuguese writer, Nobel laureate

1923-05-16

Merton Miller, American economist, Nobel laureate (d. 2000)

1923-05-27

Henry Kissinger, Secretary of State (1973-77)/Nobel Peace Prize (1973)

1923-06-02

Lloyd Shapley, Nobel Minds 2012

1923-07-02

Wislawa Szymborska, Prowent, Poland, poet referred to as the 'Mozart of Poetry' (Nobel 1996), (d. 2012)

1923-09-09

Daniel Carleton Gajdusek, American virologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

1923-11-08

Jack Kilby, Jefferson City, Missouri, electrical engineer and Nobel laureate (handheld calculator, integrated circuit), (d. 2005)

1923-11-20

Nadine Gordimer, South African author (July's people, Nobel 1991)

1924-07-14

James W. Black, Scottish pharmacologist, Nobel laureate

1924-08-01

Georges Charpak, Paris, Polish-French Physicist who invented and developed subatomic particle detectors (Nobel Prize for Physics in 1992)

1925-03-12

Leo Esaki, [Esaki Reona], Japan, physicist (Tunnel effect-Nobel 1973)

1925-05-23

Joshua Lederberg, American molecular biologist, Nobel laureate (d. 2008)

1925-07-28

Baruch S. Blumberg, American scientist, Nobel laureate

1925-09-27

Robert Edwards, Batley, Yorkshire, physiologist (IVF pioneer, Nobel 2010), (d. 2013)

1925-10-14

Phillip Tobias, Durban, Natal, South Africa, palaeoanthropologist and 3 x Nobel Prize nominee(hominid fossil sites), (d. 2012)

1925-10-31

John Pople, English chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2004)

1925-11-24

Simon van der Meer, Nobel Prize laureate

1925-12-01

Martin Rodbell, American scientist, Nobel laureate (d. 1998)

1925-12-03

Kim Dae Jung, South Korean President, Nobel laureate

1925-12-11

Paul Greengard, American neuroscientist, Nobel laureate

1926-01-06

Kim Dae-jung, President of South Korea and Nobel laureate

1926-02-27

David H. Hubel, Canadian neuroscientist, Nobel Prize laureate, (d. 2013)

1926-03-24

Dario Fo, Leggiuno Sangiano VA, playwright (Nobel-1997)

1926-06-30

Paul Berg, Nobel Prize laureate

1926-07-01

Robert Fogel, NYC, New York, American economic historian and Nobel laureate

1926-07-09

Ben Roy Mottelson, American-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate

1926-07-16

Irwin Rose, American biologist, Nobel laureate

1926-09-21

Donald A Glaser, physicist (Nobel-1960)

1926-11-20

Andrzej W. Schally, Polish-born endocrinologist, Nobel laureate

1926-11-24

Tsung-Dao Lee, Nobel Prize laureate

1926-12-09

Henry Way Kendall, American physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1999)

1927-01-01

Vernon L. Smith, American economist (Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences)

1927-01-13

Sydney Brenner, British Nobel Laureate

1927-03-06

Gabriel García Márquez, Aracataca, Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist (1982 Nobel Prize in Literature)

1927-04-10

Marshall Warren Nirenberg, American scientist, Nobel laureate

1927-04-20

Karl Muller, Switzerland, superconductivity physicist (Nobel 1987)

1927-05-09

Manfred Eigen, German physicist/chemist (Nobel 1967)

1927-06-28

Frank Rowland, Newport Beach, California, Nobel laureate in chemistry, (d. 2012)

1927-08-24

Harry Markowitz, American economist, Nobel laureate

1927-10-08

César Milstein, Argentine scientist, Nobel laureate (d. 2002)

1927-10-16

Günter Grass, German writer, Nobel Prize laureate

1928-06-13

John Forbes Nash, American mathematician, Nobel laureate

1928-07-12

Elias James Corey, American chemist, Nobel laureate

1928-09-30

Elie Wiesel, Romania, author (Souls on Fire)/Nazi hunter (Nobel 1986)

1928-10-30

Daniel Nathans, American microbiologist, Nobel laureate (d. 1999)

1929-01-15

Martin Luther King Jr., Atlanta, American clergyman and leader of the Civil Rights Movement (Nobel 1964)

1929-01-23

John Polanyi, Berlin, Canadian chemist (Nobel 1986)

1929-01-31

Rudolf Mössbauer, German physicist, Nobel laureate

1929-05-29

Peter Higgs, Newcastle upon Tyne, British theoretical physicist (Nobel, 2013)

1929-06-03

Werner Arber, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate

1929-07-01

Gerald M Edelman, US biochemist (Nobel 1972)

1929-11-09

Imre Kertész, Budapest, concentration camp survivor, writer, Nobel laureate (2002)

1930-01-23

Derek Walcott, St Lucia, poet/writer (Omeros, Nobel 1992)

1930-02-28

Leon Cooper, US physicist (Nobel 1972)

1930-03-15

Zhores Ivanovich Alferov, Russian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate

1930-06-08

Robert Aumann, German-born Israeli mathematician; Nobel laureate

1930-10-05

Reinhard Selten, German economist, Nobel laureate

1931-05-31

John Schrieffer, US physicist (Nobel 1972)

1931-10-07

Desmond Tutu, Anglican Archbishop of S Afr (Nobel Peace Prize 1982)

1931-11-26

Adolfo Perez Esquivel, Buenos Argentina, (1980 Nobel Peace Prize)

1932-04-26

Michael Smith, English-born chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2000)

1932-06-18

Dudley R. Herschbach, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate

1932-10-24

Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, French physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2007)

1932-10-24

Robert Mundell, Kingston, Ontario, economist and Nobel laureate (1999)

1932-11-02

Melvin Schwartz, New York City, American Physicist and Nobel Laureate (neutrinos - subatomic particles with no electric charge and virtually no mass)

1933-06-06

Heinrich Rohrer, Swiss physicist (tunneling microscope-Nobel 1986), (d. 2013)

1933-08-07

Elinor Ostrom, Nobel Highlights

1933-08-14

Richard R. Ernst, Swiss chemist and Nobel Prize Laureate

1933-08-23

Robert Curl, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate

1933-08-24

Yasser Arafat, Paris France, PLO-leader (Achille Lauro, Nobel 1994)

1933-10-02

John B. Gurdon, Dippenhall, Hampshire, English developmental biologist (Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine)

1933-11-03

Amartya Sen, Santiniketan, Bengal, economist and Nobel Prize laureate (welfare economics and social choice theory)

1933-12-03

Paul J. Crutzen, Dutch chemist, Nobel laureate

1934-03-05

Daniel Kahneman, Israeli economist, Nobel laureate

1934-05-21

Bengt I. Samuelsson, Swedish biochemist, Nobel laureate

1934-06-16

William Forsyth Sharpe, American economist, Nobel laureate

1934-07-13

Wole Soyinka, Nigeria, dramatist (Road, Kongi's Harvest-Nobel 1986)

1934-09-04

Clive Granger, Welsh-born economist, Nobel laureate

1934-12-10

Howard Martin Temin, American geneticist, Nobel laureate (d. 1994)

1936-01-10

Robert Woodrow Wilson, American physicist and radio astronomer, Nobel laureate

1936-01-22

Alan J. Heeger, American chemist, Nobel laureate

1936-01-27

Samuel Ting, Ann Arbor, Michigan, American physicist, Nobel Laureate

1936-02-22

J. Michael Bishop, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate

1936-06-08

Kenneth G. Wilson, American physicist, Nobel laureate, (d. 2013)

1936-07-05

James Mirrlees, Scottish economist, Nobel Prize laureate

1936-08-20

Hideki Shirakawa, Japanese chemist, Nobel Prize laureate

1936-09-14

Ferid Murad, American physician and pharmacologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

1936-10-10

Gerhard Ertl, German surface chemist, Nobel laureate, 2007.

1936-11-19

Yuan T. Lee, Taiwanese-born chemist, Nobel Prize laureate

1937-02-20

Robert Huber, Munich Germany, biochemist (Nobel 1988)

1937-06-11

Robin Warren, Australian pathologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine

1937-06-23

Martti Ahtisaari, Presidentti Ahtisaaren Nobel-vuosi

1937-06-26

Robert Coleman Richardson, American physicist, Nobel laureate

1937-07-18

Roald Hoffman, Polish-born chemist, Nobel Prize laureate

1937-07-29

Daniel McFadden, American economist, Nobel Prize Laureate

1937-09-15

Robert Lucas, Jr., American economist, Nobel laureate

1937-12-31

Avram Hershko, Israeli biologist, Nobel laureate

1938-03-07

David Baltimore, American biologist, Nobel laureate

1938-03-26

Anthony James Leggett, American physicist, Nobel laureate

1938-09-03

Ryoji Noyori, Japanese chemist, Nobel Prize laureate

1938-10-04

Kurt Wüthrich, Swiss chemist, Nobel laureate

1939-02-02

Dale T. Mortensen, Enterprise, Oregon, economist (Nobel, 2010), (d. 2014)

1939-05-07

Sidney Altman, Canadian molecular biologist, Nobel laureate

1939-09-06

Susumu Tonegawa, Japanese molecular biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

1939-10-07

Harold Kroto, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate

1939-10-30

Leland H. Hartwell, American scientist, Nobel laureate

1939-12-18

Harold E. Varmus, American scientist, Nobel laureate

1940-01-04

Brian Josephson, British physicist (Nobel 1973)

1940-01-04

Gao Xingjian, Chinese-born French novelist and dramatist, Nobel laureate

1940-04-01

Wangari Maathai, Kenyan environmentalist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize

1940-04-18

Joseph L Goldstein, Sumter SC, physician (Nobel-1985)

1940-05-24

Joseph Brodsky, USSR, author (Less than 1, Nobel 1987)

1940-06-17

George Akerlof, American economist, Nobel laureate

1940-06-28

Muhammad Yunus, Bangladeshi banker, economist and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize

1940-09-13

Óscar Arias, Costa Rican politician, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize

1940-10-15

Peter Doherty, Australian immunologist, Nobel laureate

1940-12-26

Edward C. Prescott, American economist, Nobel laureate

1941-01-07

John E. Walker, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate

1941-04-13

Michael Stuart Brown, American geneticist, Nobel laureate

1941-04-28

K. Barry Sharpless, American chemist, Nobel laureate

1941-05-31

Louis J. Ignarro, American pharmacologist, Nobel Prize laureate

1941-07-01

Alfred G. Gilman, American scientist, Nobel laureate

1941-07-01

Myron Scholes, American economist, Nobel laureate

1942-02-27

Robert H. Grubbs, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate

1942-03-27

John E. Sulston, British chemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

1942-05-28

Stanley B. Prusiner, American scientist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

1942-06-12

Bert Sakmann, German physiologist, Nobel laureate

1942-06-17

Mohamed ElBaradei, Egyptian IAEA director, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize

1942-06-17

Mohamed el Baradei, Nobel Peace Prize Concert

1942-11-10

Robert F. Engle, American economist, Nobel laureate

1943-02-09

Joseph E. Stiglitz, American economist, Nobel laureate

1943-02-19

Tim Hunt, British biochemist, Nobel laureate

1943-03-19

Mario J. Molina, Mexican chemist, Nobel laureate

1943-04-15

Robert Lefkowitz, NYC, New York, American physician (Nobel Prize for Chemistry)

1943-05-22

Betty Williams, Northern Irish political activist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize

1943-06-28

Klaus von Klitzing, German physicist, Nobel laureate

1943-09-06

Richard J. Roberts, English biochemist and molecular biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

1943-09-29

Lech Walesa, Popowo Poland, Polish Solidarity movement leader (Nobel 1983)

1943-09-30

Johann Deisenhofer, German chemist, Nobel Prize laureate

1943-11-07

Michael Spence, American economist, Nobel Prize laureate

1944-01-06

Rolf M. Zinkernagel, Swiss immunologist, Nobel laureate

1944-06-06

Phillip Allen Sharp, American scientist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

1944-12-28

Kary Mullis, American chemist, Nobel laureate

1945-01-04

Richard R. Schrock, American chemist, Nobel laureate

1945-01-27

Mairead Corrigan-Maguire, North Irish peace activist (Nobel 1976)

1945-06-19

Aung San Suu Kyi, Burmese politician (Nobel)

1945-08-01

Douglas D. Osheroff, American physicist, Nobel laureate

1946-02-26

Ahmed H. Zewail, Egyptian chemist, Nobel laureate

1946-07-02

Richard Axel, American scientist, Nobel laureate

1946-07-05

Gerardus 't Hooft, Dutch physicist, Nobel Prize laurete

1947-01-29

Linda B. Buck, American scientist, Nobel laureate

1947-04-24

Roger D. Kornberg, American chemist, Nobel-prized

1947-05-08

H. Robert Horvitz, Nobel laureate

1947-06-08

Eric F. Wieschaus, American biologist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

1947-06-21

Shirin Ebadi, Iranian lawyer, Nobel Peace Prize laureate

1947-07-20

Gerd Binnig, Frankfurt, physicist (tunneling microscope-Nobel 1986)

1947-12-08

Thomas R. Cech, American chemist, Nobel laureate

1948-02-03

Carlos Felipe Ximenes Belo, East Timor politician, Nobel Peace laureate

1948-05-29

Branka Cvitkovic, Tko je taj Nobel?

1948-07-18

Hartmut Michel, German chemist, Nobel laureate

1948-11-23

Chantal Nobel, La lumière des justes

1949-01-30

Peter Agre, American biologist, Nobel laureate

1949-12-26

José Ramos-Horta, President of East Timor, Nobel laureate

1950-05-16

Johannes Bednorz, German superconductivity physicist (Nobel 1987)

1950-10-09

Jody Williams, American teacher and aid worker, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize

1950-11-03

James Rothman, Haverhill Massachusetts, American Biochemist and Nobel Laureate who discovered how vesicles, sac-like structures that transport hormones and growth factors, reach their destination in cells and know where and when to release their contents

1951-09-30

Barry Marshall, Australian physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

1953-02-28

Paul Krugman, American economist and New York Times columnist (Nobel Prize in Economics 2008)

1955-05-30

Brian Kobilka, Little Falls, Minnesota, American Nobel Prize winning professor

1956-02-19

Roderick MacKinnon, American biologist, Nobel laureate

1957-10-21

Wolfgang Ketterle, German physicist, Nobel laureate

1959-01-09

Rigoberta Menchú, Nobel Peace Prize laureate

1959-08-03

Koichi Tanaka, Japanese scientist, Nobel laureate

1962-09-04

Shinya Yamanaka, Higashiōsaka, Osaka, Japanese physician (Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine)

1964-11-12

Nobel Nobielski, The Depraved

1968-9-03

Felix Engström, Nobel's Last Will

1970-08-06

Anna Nobel-Nobielska, Venice

1975-01-26

Michal Chmarzynski, The Nobel Prize Winner

1981-01-27

Reid Collums, Nobel Son

1981-05-21

Matthijs Hoitsma, Victor Nobel

Nobel - Notable Weddings

Ernest HemingwayMay 10, 1927

John BardeenJul 18, 1938

William GoldingSep 30, 1939

Albert CamusDec 3, 1940

Nobel - Weddings
Date Event
1927-05-10

1954 Nobel Prize winner in Literature Ernest Hemingway (27) weds journalist Pauline Pfeiffer (31)

1938-07-18

Physicist and Nobel laureate John Bardeen (30) weds Jane Maxwell

1939-09-30

Nobel Prize-winning author William Golding (28) weds analytic chemist Ann Brookfield

1940-12-03

Nobel Prize winning author Albert Camus (27) weds pianist and mathematician Francine Faure (25) in Lyon, France

1956-09-14

British playwright (Nobel prize for literature 2005) Harold Pinter (26) marries 1st wife actress Vivien Merchant (27)

1980-11-27

British playwright (Nobel prize for literature 2005) Harold Pinter (50) marries 2nd wife British writer and historian Antonia Frazer (48)

Nobel - Notable Deaths

Alfred NobelDec 10, 1896

Henri MoissanFeb 20, 1907

Robert KochMay 27, 1910

Frederic MistralMar 25, 1914

Ernesto Teodoro MonetaFeb 10, 1918

John William StruttJun 30, 1919

Hermann Emil FischerJul 15, 1919

Johannes van der WaalsMar 8, 1923

Camillo GolgiJan 21, 1926

Fridtjof NansenMay 13, 1930

Christiaan EijkmanNov 5, 1930

Jane AddamsMay 21, 1935

Rudyard KiplingJan 18, 1936

Ivan PavlovFeb 27, 1936

Guglielmo MarconiJul 20, 1937

Ernest RutherfordOct 19, 1937

Frank KelloggDec 21, 1937

Selma LagerlöfMar 16, 1940

J. J. ThomsonAug 30, 1940

Frederick BantingFeb 21, 1941

Hans FischerMar 31, 1945

Maurice MaeterlinckMay 6, 1949

Andre GideFeb 19, 1951

Robert A. MillikanDec 19, 1953

Enrico FermiNov 28, 1954

Albert EinsteinApr 18, 1955

Thomas MannAug 12, 1955

Irene Joliot-CurieMar 17, 1956

Frederick SoddySep 22, 1956

SchrodingerJan 4, 1961

Ernest HemingwayJul 2, 1961

William FaulknerJul 6, 1962

Hermann HesseAug 9, 1962

Niels BohrNov 18, 1962

T. S. EliotJan 4, 1965

Joseph ErlangerDec 5, 1965

Howard FloreyFeb 21, 1968

Salvatore QuasimodoJun 14, 1968

John SteinbeckDec 20, 1968

leonieMay 12, 1970

Ralph BuncheDec 9, 1971

Lester B. PearsonDec 27, 1972

Karl ZieglerAug 12, 1973

James ChadwickJul 24, 1974

Jean-Paul SartreApr 15, 1980

Paul DiracOct 20, 1984

Walter Houser BrattainOct 13, 1987

Emilio G. SegrèApr 22, 1989

William ShockleyAug 12, 1989

Andrei SakharovDec 14, 1989

Samuel BeckettDec 22, 1989

Robert HofstadterNov 17, 1990

Carl David AndersonJan 11, 1991

John BardeenJan 30, 1991

Menachem BeginMar 9, 1992

William GoldingJun 19, 1993

Linus PaulingAug 19, 1994

George WaldApr 12, 1997

Mother TeresaSep 5, 1997

Arthur Leonard SchawlowApr 28, 1999

Archer John Porter MartinJul 28, 2002

Francis CrickJul 28, 2004

Yasser ArafatNov 11, 2004

Saul BellowApr 5, 2005

Jack KilbyJun 20, 2005

Milton FriedmanNov 16, 2006

José SaramagoJun 18, 2010

Seamus HeaneyAug 30, 2013

Gabriel García MárquezApr 17, 2014

Nobel - Deaths
Date Event
1879-03-30

Teodoro Cottrau, Nobel's Last Will

1896-12-10

Alfred Nobel, Swedish Nobel Prize ceremony on this date, dies at 63

1903-11-01

[Christian M] Theodor Mommsen, German historian (Nobel 1902), dies

1904-09-29

Niels Ryberg Finnen, Danish physician (Nobel 1903), dies

1906-04-19

Pierre Curie, French physicist/chemist (Nobel 1903), dies

1906-12-07

Élie Ducommun, Swiss journalist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1833)

1907-02-16

Giosuè Carducci, Italian writer, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1835)

1907-02-20

Henri Moissan [Ferdinand-Frederic-], chemist (Nobel 1906), dies at 54

1907-09-07

R F Armand Sully-Prudhomme, French poet (Poesies, Nobel 1901), dies

1908-07-22

William Randal Cremer, Nobel Peace Prize laureate (b. 1828)

1910-04-26

Bjornstjerne Bjornson, Norwegian writer (Mary, Nobel 1903), dies at 77

1910-05-27

Robert Koch, German bacteriologist (TB, Cholera, Nobel), dies at 66

1911-03-01

Jacobus H van 't Hoff, Dutch chemist/physicist (Nobel 1901), dies at 58

1912-06-12

Frederic Passy, French economist/pacifist (Nobel 1901), dies

1912-10-06

August Beernaert, Belgian premier (1884-94, Nobel 1909), dies at 83

1913-07-29

Tobias MC Asser, lawyer (Nobel 1911), dies

1914-03-16

Charles Albert Gobat, Swiss politician, recipient of the 1902 Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1843)

1914-03-25

Frederic Mistral, French poet (Nobel-1904), dies at 83

1914-04-02

Paul von Heyse, German writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1830)

1914-06-21

Bertha von Suttner, Austrian writer and pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1843)

1915-02-25

George Mimot, physician (Nobel-1934), dies

1915-08-20

Paul Ehrlich, Germ geneologist (Chemotherapy, Nobel 1908), dies in 61

1916-02-20

Klas Pontus Arnoldson, Swedish politician (Nobel 1908), dies at 71

1916-07-16

Ilja [Elias] Metsjnikov, Russ bacteriologist (Nobel 1908), dies

1916-07-16

Ilya Mechnikov, Russian microbiologist, Nobel laureate (b. 1845)

1916-09-04

José Echegaray y Eizaguirre, Spanish writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1832)

1916-11-15

Henryk Sienkiewicz, Polish author, Nobel laureate (b. 1846)

1917-07-27

Emil Theodor Kocher, Swiss surgeon, Nobel laureate (b. 1841)

1917-08-20

JFW Adolf Ritter von Baeyer, German chemist (Nobel 1905), dies

1918-02-10

Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, Italian pacifist, Nobel Prize Laureate, dies at 84

1918-06-26

Peter Rosegger, Austrian poet and Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1843)

1919-06-30

John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, English physicist and discoverer of argon (Nobel Prize 1904), dies at 76

1919-07-15

Hermann Emil Fischer, German chemist and Nobel Prize laureate, commits suicide at 66

1919-10-13

Karl Adolph Gjellerup, Danish writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1857)

1919-11-15

Alfred Werner, Swiss chemist (Nobel 1913), dies

1921-05-05

Alfred H Fried, Austrian/German pacifist (Nobel 1911), dies

1922-05-18

Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, French physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1845)

1923-02-10

Wilhelm Rontgen, German physicist (Nobel 1901), dies at 77

1923-03-08

Johannes van der Waals, Dutch physicist (Nobel 1910), dies at 85

1924-12-29

Carl Spitteler, Swiss writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1845)

1925-02-24

Hjalmar Branting, Prime Minister of Sweden, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1860)

1925-09-29

Leon VA Bourgeois, French premier (1895-96, Nobel 1920), dies at 74

1926-01-21

Camillo Golgi, Italian physician and medical researcher (Nobel Prize in Medicine-1906), dies at 81

1926-02-21

Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Dutch physicist (Nobel 1913), dies at 72

1926-09-16

Rudolf C Eucken, German philosopher (Nobel 1908), dies at 80

1927-07-05

Albrecht Kossel, German physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1853)

1927-09-29

Willem Einthoven, Dutch physiologist (Nobel-1924), dies at 67

1928-01-30

Johannes Andreas Grib Fibiger, Danish scientist, Nobel laureate (b. 1867)

1928-02-04

Hendrik A Lorentz, physicist (L transformation-Nobel 1902), dies at 74

1928-04-02

Theodore Richards, US chemist (atomic weight, Nobel 1914), dies

1928-08-30

Wilhelm Wien, Ger physicist (laws of motion, Nobel 1911), dies at 64

1929-09-23

Richard A Zsigmondy, Austria chemist (Nobel 1925), dies at 64

1929-10-03

Gustav Stresemann, German chancellor (Nobel 1926), dies at 51

1930-05-13

Fridtjof Nansen, Arctic explorer/diplomat (Nobel 1922), dies at 68

1930-08-28

Alvar Gullstrand, Swedish optician (Nobel 1911), dies

1930-11-05

Christiaan Eijkman, Dutch physician and pathologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1858)

1930-12-13

Fritz Pregl, Slovenian/Austrian chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1869)

1931-02-26

Otto Wallach, German chemist (Nobel 1910), dies at 83

1931-05-09

A[lbert] A[braham] Michelson, US physicist (1907 Nobel), dies at 78

1932-02-16

Ferdinand Buisson, French pacifist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1841)

1932-03-07

Aristide Briand, 11 x premier of France (Nobel 1926), dies at 69

1932-04-04

Wilhelm Ostwald, physical chemist (Nobel 1909), dies

1932-09-16

Ronald Ross, English physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1857)

1933-01-31

John Galsworthy, England, writer (Forsythe, Nobel 1932), dies at 65

1934-01-29

Fritz Haber, German chemist (Nobel 1918), dies at 65

1934-07-04

Marie Skłodowska-Curie, French-Polish Physicist/Chemist, 1st woman to win Nobel Prize (1903, 1911) dies at 66 of radiation poisoning

1934-10-17

Santiago Ramón y Cajal, Spanish histologist and neuroscientist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1852)

1935-03-16

John J R Macleod, Scot/Canadian physiologist (Nobel 1923), dies at 58

1935-05-21

Jane Addams, a founder of ACLU (Nobel 1973), dies at 65

1935-10-10

Arthur Henderson, British Labour minister (Nobel 1934), dies at 72

1936-01-18

Rudyard Kipling, author (Gunga Din, Nobel 1907), dies at 70

1936-02-27

Ivan Pavlov, Russian physiologist (reflexes, Nobel 1904), dies at 86

1936-02-28

Charles Nicolle, French bacteriologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1866)

1936-04-08

Robert Bárány, Austrian physician, Nobel laureate (b. 1876)

1936-08-15

Grazia Deledda, Sardina/Italian author (Nobel 1926), dies at 64

1936-12-10

Luigi Pirandello, Italian writer (Enrico IV, Nobel 1934), dies at 69

1937-02-07

Elihu Root, US min of War/Foreign affairs (Nobel 1912), dies at 91

1937-03-16

J Austen Chamberlain, English Min of For affairs (Nobel), dies at 73

1937-07-20

Guglielmo Marconi, Italian engineer/marquis (radio, Nobel 1909), dies of a heart attack at 63

1937-10-19

Ernest Rutherford, New Zealand physicist (Nobel 1908), dies at 66

1937-12-09

Nils Gustaf Dalén, Swedish physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1869)

1937-12-21

Frank Kellogg, US Secretary of State and Nobel laureate, dies at 80

1938-05-04

Carl von Ossietzky, German pacifist/writer (Nobel 1935), dies at 48

1938-05-13

Charles Edouard Guillaume, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1861)

1939-01-28

William Butler Yeats, Irish poet (Nobel), dies in France at 73

1940-03-16

Selma Lagerlöf, Swedish writer and Nobel Prize laureate, dies at 81

1940-04-26

Carl Bosch, German chemist (BASF, IG Farben, Nobel 1931), dies at 65

1940-08-30

J. J. Thomson, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1856)

1940-09-27

Julius Wagner-Jauregg, Austrian neuroscientist, Nobel laureate (b. 1857)

1941-01-04

Henri Bergson, French philosopher (Le Rire, Nobel 1928), dies at 81

1941-02-21

Frederick Banting, Canadian physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1891)

1941-03-05

Ludwig Quidde, German historian/politician (Nobel 1927), dies at 82

1941-11-18

Walter H Nernst, German chemist (Nobel Prize 1920), dies at 77

1942-03-10

William Henry Bragg, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1862)

1942-04-17

Jean Perrin, French physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1870)

1943-02-27

Kostis Palamas, Greek poet, twice nominated for the Nobel prize (b. 1859)

1943-05-14

Henri La Fontaine, Belgian Nobel Peace Prize laureate (b. 1854)

1943-06-06

Karl Landsteiner, Austrian/US pathologist (Nobel 1930), dies at 74

1943-08-21

Henrik Pontoppidan, writer (Peter Gelukkige, Nobel 1917), dies at 86

1943-10-09

Pieter Zeeman, naturalist (Nobel 1902), dies

1944-10-23

Charles Glover Barkla, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1877)

1944-11-05

Alexis Carrel, French surgeon and biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1873)

1944-12-30

Romain Roland, French writer/pacifist (Nobel 1915), dies at 78

1945-03-31

Hans Fischer, German physicist (Nobel 1930), dies at 63

1945-11-20

Francis William Aston, British chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1877)

1945-12-04

Thomas Hunt Morgan, American geneticist, Nobel laureate (b. 1866)

1947-05-16

Frederick Hopkins, English biochemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1861)

1947-05-20

Philipp Lenard, Austrian physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1862)

1947-10-04

Max Planck, German physicist (constantly of P, Nobel 1918), dies aged 89

1947-12-07

Nicholas M. Butler, American university president, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1862)

1949-03-30

Friedrich C R Bergius, chemist (brown coal, Nobel 1931), dies at 64

1949-05-06

Maurice Maeterlinck, Belgian philosopher (Nobel 1911), dies at 86

1949-06-10

Sigrid Undset, Norwegian writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1882)

1950-02-25

George Minot, American physician, Nobel laureate (b. 1885)

1950-11-25

Johannes Vilhelm Jensen, Danish writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1873)

1951-01-10

Harry Sinclair Lewis, US writer (Nobel 1930), dies at 65

1951-02-19

Andre Gide, French writer (Nobel 1947), dies of pneumonia at 81

1951-04-23

Charles G. Dawes, Vice President of the United States, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1865)

1951-10-06

Otto Fritz Meyerhof, German-born physician and biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1884)

1952-02-16

Knut [Pedersen] Hamsun, Norwegian writer (Wanders, Nobel 1920), dies

1952-03-04

Charles Scott Sherrington, English scientist, Nobel laureate (b. 1857)

1953-11-27

Eugene O'Neill, playwright (Nobel 1936), dies in Boston at 65

1953-12-19

Robert A. Millikan, American physicist (Nobel 1923), dies at 85

1954-03-07

Otto Diels, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1876)

1954-04-28

Léon Jouhaux, French labor leader, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1879)

1954-11-28

Enrico Fermi, Italian/US nuclear physicist (Nobel 1938), dies of stomach cancer at 53

1955-01-31

John R Mott, US theologist/founder (YMCA, Nobel 1946), dies at 89

1955-04-18

Albert Einstein, Nobel laureate (b. 1879)

1955-08-12

Thomas Mann, German writer (Dr Faustus, Nobel 1929), dies at 80

1955-08-12

James B. Sumner, American chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1887)

1955-12-13

Egas Moniz, Portuguese psychiatrist and neurosurgeon, Nobel laureate (b. 1874)

1956-03-17

Irene Joliot-Curie, French physicist, Nobel laureate, dies at 58

1956-07-08

Gerrit Jan van Heuven Goedhart, dutch min of Justice (Nobel 54), dies

1956-09-22

Frederick Soddy, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate, dies at 79

1957-01-10

Gabriela Mistral, Chilean poet (Nobel Prize 1945), dies at 67

1957-08-05

Heinrich O Wieland, German chemist (Nobel 1927), dies at 80

1957-08-16

Irving Langmuir, American chemist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1881)

1958-05-29

Juan Ramon Jiménez, Spanish poet (Nobel 1956), dies at 76

1958-06-20

Kurt Alder, German chemist (Nobel 1950), dies

1958-08-14

Frederic Joliot-Curie, French nuclear physicist (Nobel 1936), dies

1958-08-27

Ernest O Lawrence, inventor (Cyclotron-Nobel 1939), dies at 57

1958-11-24

Edgar A Robert Cecil viscount of Chelwood, (Nobel 1937), dies at 94

1958-12-15

Wolfgang Ernst Pauli, Austrian-born American physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1900)

1959-02-15

Owen W Richardson, English physicist (Nobel 1928), dies at 69

1961-01-04

Erwin Schrodinger, Austrian physicist and Nobel Laureate, dies at 73

1961-01-09

Emily Greene Balch, American writer, Nobel Peace Prize laureate (b. 1867)

1961-04-06

Jules J B V Bordet, Belgian bacteriologist (Nobel 1919), dies at 90

1961-07-02

Ernest Hemingway, American author and Nobel laureate, dies from suicide at 61

1961-12-25

Otto Loewi, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1873)

1962-07-06

William Faulkner, US author (Nobel 1949), dies at 64

1962-08-09

Hermann Hesse, German/Swiss poet/author (Nobel 1946), dies at 85

1962-09-08

Hermann Standiger, German chemist (Nobel 1953), dies at 84

1962-11-18

Niels Bohr, Danish physicist (atom, Nobel 1922), dies at 77

1963-05-11

Herbert Spencer Gasser, American physiologist, Nobel laureate (b. 1888)

1964-04-24

Gerhard Domagk, German bacteriologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (declined) (b. 1895)

1964-05-21

James Franck, German-born physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1882)

1964-06-03

Frans Eemil Sillanpää, Finnish writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1888)

1964-11-06

Hans von Euler-Chelpin, German-born chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1863)

1964-12-17

Victor Franz Hess, Austrian-born physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1883)

1965-01-04

T. S. Eliot, poet and Nobel laureate (Washed Country), dies in London at 76

1965-03-30

Philip Showalter Hench, American physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1896)

1965-04-21

Edward V Appleton, English physicist (Nobel Prize 1947), dies at 72

1965-09-04

Albert Schweitzer, German/French missionary (Nobel 1954), dies at 90

1965-10-13

Paul H Muller, Swiss chemist (DDT-Nobel 1948), dies at 66

1965-12-05

Joseph Erlanger, American physiologist, Nobel laureate for shock therapy (b. 1874)

1966-03-10

Frederik "Frits" Zernike, Dutch physicist (Nobel 1953), dies at 77

1966-07-05

George de Hevesy, Hungarian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1885)

1966-11-02

Peter Debye, Dutch-American Physical Chemist (Nobel 1936), dies at 82

1967-04-05

Hermann Joseph Muller, American geneticist, Nobel laureate (b. 1890)

1967-09-18

John Cockcroft, British physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1897)

1967-10-07

Norman Angell (Lane), English journalist/pacifist (Nobel 1933), dies

1968-02-21

Howard Florey, pharmacologist/Pathologist, Nobel Prize Laureate, dies at 69

1968-04-01

Lev D Landau, Russian physicist (Nobel 1962), dies at 59

1968-06-14

Salvatore Quasimodo, Italian poet/essayist (Nobel 1959), dies at 66

1968-07-18

Corneille Heymans, Belgian physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1892)

1968-07-28

Otto Hahn, German physicist/chemist (Nobel 1944), dies at 89

1968-12-20

John Steinbeck, author (Grapes of Wrath, Nobel Prize 1940, 1962), dies at 66

1969-01-30

Dominique G Pire, clergyman, (Europe village Nobel 1958), dies at 58

1969-08-18

Otto Stern, German/US physicist (Nobel 1943), dies at 81

1970-01-05

Max Born, German/British physicist (Nobel 1954), dies at 87

1970-02-17

Agnon, [SJ Czaczkes], Hebrew writer (Nobel 1966), dies at 81

1970-02-17

Schmuel J Agnon, novelist (Nobel 1966), dies

1970-05-12

leonie "Nelly" Sachs, German/Swedish poet (Nobel 1966), dies at 78

1970-08-01

Otto Heinrich Warburg, German Biochemist and Nobel laureate, dies at 86

1970-11-21

Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman, Indian physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1888)

1971-02-25

Theodor Svedberg, Swedish chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1884)

1971-06-15

Wendell Meredith Stanley, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1904)

1971-06-18

Paul Karrer, Swiss chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1889)

1971-06-25

John Boyd Orr, Scottish physician, Nobel laureate (b. 1880)

1971-09-21

Bernardo Houssay, Argentine physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1887)

1971-12-09

Ralph Bunche, UN delegate/Nobel Prize winner, dies at 67

1972-04-16

Yasunari Kawabata, Japanese author (Nobel 1968), dies at 72

1972-05-04

Edward Calvin Kendall, American chemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1886)

1972-08-11

Max Theiler, S Afr/US microbiologist (vaccin-Nobel 1951), dies at 73

1972-12-27

Lester B. Pearson, 14th Canadian Prime Minister (Nobel 1957), dies at 75

1973-01-31

Ragnar Frisch, Norwegian economist (Nobel 1969), dies at 77

1973-02-11

Hans D Jensen, German physicist (Nobel prize 1963), dies at 65

1973-02-23

Dickinson W. Richards, American physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1895)

1973-03-06

Pearl S[ydenstricker] Buck, American author (Good Earth - Nobel Prize 1938), dies at 80

1973-08-12

Walter Rudolf Hess, Swiss physiologist, Nobel laureate (b. 1881)

1973-08-12

Karl Ziegler, German chemist and Nobel Laureate, dies at 74

1973-08-16

Selman A Waksman, Russian/US microbiology (Nobel 1952), dies at 85

1973-11-11

Artturi Ilmari Virtanen, Finnish Chemist and Nobel laureate, dies at 78

1974-03-09

Earl W Sutherland Jr, US pharmacologist (Nobel 1971), dies at 58

1974-07-11

Pär Lagerkvist, Swedish writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1891)

1974-07-13

Patrick MS Blackett, British physicist (Nobel 1948), dies at 76

1974-07-24

James Chadwick, English physicist (Nobel 1935), dies at 82

1975-02-08

Robert Robinson, British chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1886)

1975-03-13

Ivo Andric, Yugoslavian author (Nemiri-Nobel 1961), dies at 82

1975-06-02

Eisaku Sato, premier of Japan (1964-71 Nobel 1974), dies at 74

1975-09-20

Saint-John Perse, French diplomat/poet (Nobel 1960), dies at 78

1975-10-30

Gustav Ludwig Hertz, German physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1887)

1975-11-05

Edward Lawrie Tatum, American geneticist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1909)

1976-02-01

Werner C Heisenberg, physicist (Nobel 1932, field theory), dies at 74

1976-02-01

George Whipple, American scientist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1878)

1976-04-17

Henrik Dam, Danish biochemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1895)

1976-08-25

Eyvind Johnson, Swedish author (Nobel-1974), dies at 76

1976-09-26

Lavoslav Ružička, Croatian chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1887)

1976-10-05

Lars Onsager, Norwegian chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1903)

1977-06-03

Archibald Vivian Hill, English physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1886)

1978-02-11

Harry Martinson, Swedish writer, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1904)

1978-06-07

Ronald George Wreyford Norrish, British chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1897)

1978-09-26

Manne Siegbahn, Swedish physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1886)

1978-12-11

Vincent du Vigneaud, American chemist and Nobel laureate (b. 1901)

1979-02-09

Dennis Gabor, Hungarian physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1900)

1979-05-02

Giulio Natta, Italian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1903)

1979-06-01

Werner Forssman, German urologist (Nobel 1956), dies

1979-07-08

Sin-Itiro Tomonaga, Japanese physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1906)

1979-07-08

Robert B. Woodward, American chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1917)

1979-08-03

Bertil Ohlin, Swedish economist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1899)

1980-02-02

William H Stein, US biochemist (Nobel 1972), dies at 68

1980-04-15

Jean-Paul Sartre, existentialist philosopher and writer (Nobel 1964), dies in Paris at 74

1980-10-27

John Van Vleck, American Physicist, Mathematician, and Nobel Laureate who pioneered the modern quantum mechanical theory of magnetism, dies at 81

1981-01-05

Harold C Urey, US chemist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934), dies at 87

1981-09-08

Hediki Joekawa, Japans physicist (Nobel 1949) at 74

1981-09-12

Eugenio Montale, Italian poet, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1896)

1982-03-28

William Giauque, Canadian chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1895)

1982-06-12

Karl von Frisch, Austrian zoologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1886)

1982-08-15

Hugo Theorell, Swedish scientist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1903)

1982-08-23

Stanford Moore, US biochemist (Nobel 1977), dies

1982-10-08

Philip J Noel-Baker, English minister (Nobel 1959), dies at 92

1983-03-17

Haldan Keffer Hartline, American physiologist, Nobel laureate (b. 1903)

1983-05-23

Albert Claude, Belgian biologist (Nobel 1974), dies at 84

1983-09-10

Felix Bloch, Swiss-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1905)

1984-01-07

Alfred Kastler, French physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1902)

1984-02-21

Michail A Sholochov, Russian writer (Ocean Don, Nobel 1965), dies

1984-04-08

Pyotr Kapitsa, Russian physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1894)

1984-10-14

Martin Ryle, English radio astronomer, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics (b. 1918)

1984-10-20

Carl Ferdinand Cori, Austrian-born biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1896)

1984-10-20

Paul Dirac, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate, dies at 82

1984-12-14

Vicente Aleixandre, Spanish writer and Nobel laureate (b. 1898)

1985-07-08

Simon Kuznets, US economist (Nobel 1971), dies at 84

1985-07-16

Heinrich Böll, German writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1917)

1985-08-31

Frank Macfarlane Burnet, Australian biologist, Nobel laureate (b. 1899)

1985-09-08

John Franklin Enders, American scientist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1887)

1985-09-09

Paul Flory, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1910)

1986-01-08

Yaroslav Seifert, Czech poet (Nobel 1984), dies at 84

1986-02-01

Alva Myrdal, Swedish Nobel peace prize winner (1982), dies at 84

1986-05-31

James Rainwater, American physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1917)

1986-07-24

Fritz A Lipman, discoverer (co-enzymes, Nobel 1953), dies at 87

1986-09-25

Nikolay Nikolayevich Semyonov, Russian Chemist and Nobel Prize winner, dies at 90

1986-10-22

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, bio-chemist (Vitamin C, Nobel 1937), dies at 93

1986-10-23

Edward A Doisy Sr, discoverer of vitamin K (Nobel 1943), dies at 92

1986-10-31

Robert S Mulliken, US physicist (Nobel 1966), dies at 90

1987-03-19

Louis Broglie, French physicist (Nobel 1929), dies at 94

1987-05-17

Gunnar Myrdal, Sweden, economist (Nobel 1974), dies at 88

1987-05-27

John Howard Northrop, American chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1891)

1987-10-13

Walter Houser Brattain, American physicist (transistors, Nobel 1956), dies at 85

1988-01-11

Isidor Isaac Rabi, nuclear physicist (Nobel Prize-1944), dies at 89

1988-02-15

Richard P Feynman, physicist (Nobel 1965, Physical Law), dies at 69

1988-02-19

André Frédéric Cournand, French-born physician, Nobel laureate (b. 1895)

1988-05-25

Ernst Ruska, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1906)

1988-09-11

Luis W Alvarez, physicist (Nobel-1968), dies at 77

1989-02-27

Conrad Lorenz, Austria zoologist (Nobel 1973), dies

1989-02-27

Konrad Lorenz, Austria zoologist (Nobel 1973), dies at 85

1989-04-22

Emilio G. Segrè, Italian physicist and Nobel laureate (discovered the elements technetium, astatine and the sub-atomic antiparticle antiproton), dies at 84 of a heart attack

1989-05-20

John R Hicks, English economist (Nobel 1972), dies

1989-06-09

George Beadle, US Biologist and Nobel Laureate (biochemical genetics), dies at 85

1989-08-12

William Shockley, American physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1910)

1989-10-26

Charles J. Pedersen, American Nobel laureate (b. 1904)

1989-12-14

Andrei Sakharov, Russian physicist/dissident (Nobel 1975), dies at 68

1989-12-22

Samuel Beckett, Irish/French writer (Molloy, Nobel 1969), dies at 83

1990-06-22

Ilya Mikhaylovich Frank, Russian Physicist and Nobel Laureate (Cherenkov radiation), dies at 81

1990-09-30

Patrick White, Australian writer (Nobel 1973), dies

1990-11-17

Robert Hofstadter, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1915)

1991-01-11

Carl David Anderson, American physicist, Nobel laureate, dies at 85

1991-01-30

John Bardeen, American physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1908)

1991-02-06

Salvador Luria, Italian biologist, Nobel laureate (b. 1912)

1991-02-11

Robert W. Holley, American biochemist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1922)

1991-03-12

Ragnar Granit, Finnish neuroscientist, Nobel laureate (b. 1900)

1991-07-24

Isaac B Singer, Polish/US writer (Yentl, Nobel 1978), dies at 87

1991-09-02

Alfonso Garcia Robles, Mexican foreign minister (Nobel 1982), dies

1991-09-09

Edwin M McMillan, US, chemist (neptunium, plutonium, Nobel 1951), dies

1991-12-01

George Joseph Stigler, US economist (Nobel 1982), dies at 80

1992-03-09

Menachem Begin, PM Israel (1977-80, 81-83, Nobel 1979), dies at 85

1992-04-08

Daniel Bovet, Swiss-born pharmacologist, Nobel laureate (b. 1907)

1992-09-02

Barbara McClintock, US, geneticist (Nobel 1983), dies at 90

1993-06-19

William Golding, author (Lord of the Flies, Nobel 1983), dies at 81

1993-10-25

Philip P Cohen, Doctor (Nobel), dies at 85

1993-12-06

Prof Wolfgang Paul, German physicist (Nobel 1989), dies at 80

1994-02-09

Howard Martin Temin, American geneticist, Nobel laureate (b. 1934)

1994-06-09

Jan Tinbergen, Dutch economist (Plan of Labor, Nobel 1969), dies at 91

1994-07-29

Dorothy Crowfoot-Hodgkin, chemist (B-12, Nobel 1964), dies at 78

1994-08-14

Elias Canetti, Bulgaria/British author (Nobel 1981), dies at 89

1994-08-19

Linus Pauling, Nobel prize scientist (Vitamin C advocate), dies at 93

1994-10-07

Niels Kaj Jerne, Danish immunologist (Nobel prize 1984), dies at 82

1995-01-01

Eugene Wigner, physicist (Nobel prize for physics-1963), dies at 92

1995-01-18

Adolph F J Butenandt, German bio-chemist (Nobel 1939), dies at 91

1995-03-14

William A Fowler, US nuclear/astro physicist (Nobel 1983), dies at 83

1995-04-02

Hannes Alfven, physicist (Nobel prize), dies at 86

1995-05-14

Christian B. Anfinsen, American Nobel laureate (b. 1916)

1995-08-21

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, physicist (Nobel-1983), dies at 84

1996-08-01

Tadeusz Reichstein, Polish/Swiss chemist (Nobel 1950), dies at 99

1997-04-12

George Wald, scientist, (Nobel Prize, vitamin A in retina) dies at 90

1997-05-22

Alfred Hershey, American biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1908)

1997-09-05

Mother Teresa, Nobel (1979), dies of cardiac arrest at 87

1998-01-07

Vladimir Prelog, Croatian-Swiss Chemist and Nobel Laureate, dies at 91

1998-01-09

Kenichi Fukui, Japanese Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1981) dies at 79

1998-02-09

Laxness, Iceland's Nobel Literature laureate, dies at 95

1998-03-16

Derek Harold Richard Barton, British chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1918)

1998-04-19

Octavio Paz, Mexican diplomat and writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1914)

1998-05-07

Allan McLeod Cormack, South African physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1924)

1998-08-26

Frederick Reines, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1918)

1999-02-05

Wassily Leontief, Russian economist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1906)

1999-02-15

Henry Way Kendall, American physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1926)

1999-02-21

Gertrude B. Elion, American scientist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1918)

1999-02-25

Glenn T. Seaborg, American chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1912)

1999-03-03

Gerhard Herzberg, German-born chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1904)

1999-04-28

Arthur Leonard Schawlow, American physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1921)

1999-07-28

Trygve Haavelmo, Norwegian economist, Nobel laureate (b. 1911)

1999-11-16

Daniel Nathans, American microbiologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1928)

2000-08-09

John Harsanyi, Hungarian-born economist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1920)

2000-10-04

Michael Smith, Nobel laureate (b. 1932)

2000-10-15

Konrad Emil Bloch, German-born biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1912)

2000-11-17

Louis Eugène Félix Néel, French physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1904)

2001-02-09

Herbert Simon, American economist, Nobel laureate (b. 1916)

2001-03-31

Clifford Shull, American physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1915)

2001-06-17

Donald J. Cram, American chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1919)

2001-07-01

Nikolay Basov, Russian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1922)

2002-01-08

Alexander Prochorow, Nobel Prize in Physics laureate (b. 1916)

2002-01-17

Camilo Jose Cela, Spanish writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1916)

2002-02-06

Max Perutz, Austrian molecular biologist, Nobel laureate (b. 1914)

2002-03-11

James Tobin, American economist, Nobel laureate (b. 1918)

2002-03-24

César Milstein, Argentine scientist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1927)

2002-07-28

Archer John Porter Martin, English chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1910)

2002-08-31

George Porter, English chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1920)

2003-04-20

Bernard Katz, German-born biophysicist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1911)

2003-05-28

Ilya Prigogine, Russian-born physicist and chemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (b. 1917)

2003-08-04

Frederick Chapman Robbins, American Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1916)

2003-09-25

Franco Modigliani, Italian economist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1918)

2003-10-13

Bertram Brockhouse, Canadian physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1918)

2003-10-15

Bertram N. Brockhouse, Canadian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1918)

2004-03-15

John Pople, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1925)

2004-07-21

Edward B. Lewis, American geneticist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate (b. 1918)

2004-07-28

Francis Crick, English molecular biologist, Nobel laureate (1962), dies of colon cancer at 88

2004-08-01

Philip Abelson American physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1913)

2004-08-12

Sir Godfrey Hounsfield, English electrical engineer and inventor, Nobel laureate (b. 1919)

2004-08-14

Czesław Miłosz, Polish-born writer, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1911)

2004-08-15

Sune Bergström, Swedish biochemist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1916)

2004-10-05

Maurice Wilkins, New Zealand-born physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1916)

2004-10-05

William H. Dobelle, American biomedical engineer, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine nominee (b. 1941)

2004-11-11

Yasser Arafat, co-founder and Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization, revolutionary and nobel prize winner dies in Paris at 75

2004-11-19

John Robert Vane, British pharmacologist, Nobel laureate (b. 1927)

2004-12-19

Herbert C. Brown, English-born American chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1912)

2004-12-29

Julius Axelrod, American biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1912)

2005-03-06

Hans Bethe, German-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1906)

2005-04-05

Saul Bellow, Canadian born writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1915)

2005-06-20

Jack Kilby, American electrical engineer and Nobel laureate, dies at 81

2005-07-06

Claude Simon, French writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1913)

2005-08-31

Joseph Rotblat, Polish-British physicist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1908)

2005-10-28

Richard Smalley, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1943)

2005-11-16

Henry Taube, Canadian-born chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1915)

2006-02-28

Owen Chamberlain, American physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1920)

2006-05-31

Raymond Davis Jr., American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1914)

2006-08-28

Melvin Schwartz, American physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1932)

2006-08-28

Melvin Schwartz, American Physicist and Nobel Laureate (neutrinos - subatomic particles with no electric charge and virtually no mass), dies at 73

2006-08-30

Naguib Mahfouz, Egyptian writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1911)

2006-11-16

Milton Friedman, American economist, Nobel Prize laureate, dies at 94

2007-03-27

Paul Lauterbur, American chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1929)

2007-10-26

Dr. Arthur Kornberg, American Nobel Prize laureate in 1959 for the discovery of DNA polymerase (b. 1918)

2009-05-19

Robert F. Furchgott, American chemist, Nobel Laureate (b. 1916)

2009-09-08

Aage Bohr, Danish physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1922)

2010-03-22

James W. Black, Scottish Nobel Prize-winning doctor and medical research scientist (b. 1924)

2010-06-18

José Saramago, Portuguese writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1922)

2010-12-10

John Bennett Fenn, American chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1917)

2011-03-04

Simon van der Meer, Dutch physicist and Nobel laureate (b. 1925)

2011-09-25

Wangari Maathai, Kenyan environmentalist and Nobel Peace Prize recipient, dies from ovarian cancer at 71

2012-02-01

Wislawa Szymborska, Polish poet and Nobel Laureate, dies at 88

2012-02-20

Renato Dulbecco, Italian-born American virologist and Nobel laureate, dies at 97

2012-03-10

Frank Rowland, American Nobel laureate in chemistry, dies from Parkinson's disease at 84

2012-05-30

Andrew Huxley, British physiologist and Nobel laureate, dies at 94

2012-06-12

Elinor Ostrom, Nobel Highlights

2012-06-13

William S. Knowles, American chemist and Nobel laureate, dies from complications from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis at 95

2012-12-30

Rita Levi-Montalcini, neurologist and Nobel laureate, dies from natural causes at 103

2013-01-09

James M. Buchanan, American economist and nobel laureate, dies at 93

2013-04-10

Robert Edwards, British physiologist, IVF pioneer, and Nobel laureate, dies at 87

2013-04-19

Francois Jacob, French biologist and Nobel laureate, dies at 92

2013-05-16

Heinrich Rohrer, Swiss physicist and Nobel Laureate, dies at 79

2013-06-06

Jerome Karle, American chemist and Nobel Laureate, dies at 94

2013-06-11

Robert Fogel, American economic historian and Nobel Laureate, dies at 86

2013-06-15

Kenneth Wilson, American physicist and Nobel laureate, dies from lymphoma at 77

2013-08-30

Seamus Heaney, Irish poet and playwright (Nobel Prize in Literature)

2013-09-22

David Hubel, Canadian-born American neurologist and Nobel laureate, dies at 87

2013-11-17

Doris Lessing, Iranian-British novelist and Nobel laureate, dies at 94

2013-12-08

John Cornforth, Australian-British chemist and Nobel laureate, dies at 96

2014-01-09

Dale T. Mortensen, American economist and Nobel laureate, dies at 74

2014-04-17

Gabriel García Márquez, Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist (1982 Nobel Prize in Literature), dies of pneumonia at 87

2016-03-15

Nobel laureate Lloyd S Shapley dies aged 92

2016-05-03

Sir Harry Kroto, Nobel prize-winning chemist, dies at 76

2016-07-03

Elie Wiesel, Nobel winner and Holocaust survivor, dies aged 87

2016-08-03

Egyptian Nobel prize winning chemist Zewail dies aged 70

2016-08-04

Egyptian Nobel-winning chemist Zewail dies aged 70

2016-08-05

Egyptian Nobel Prize Winning Chemist Ahmed Zewail Dies Aged 70

2016-09-02

Reinhard Selten, German Nobel economist, dies aged 85

2017-03-10

Hungarian-American Nobel winner George A. Olah dies aged 89

2017-03-18

Nobel laureate, poet and playwright Derek Walcott dies aged 87


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