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Who is the youngest ever to receive a Nobel Prize, and who is the oldest?
The youngest Nobel Laureates at the time of the award, 10 December each year.
AgeNameCategory/YearDate of birth 25Lawrence BraggPhysics 191531 March 189031Werner HeisenbergPhysics 19325 December 190131Tsung-Dao LeePhysics 195724 November 1926 31Carl D. AndersonPhysics 19363 September 190531Paul A. M. DiracPhysics 19338 August 190232Frederick G. BantingMedicine 192314 November 189132Rudolf MössbauerPhysics 196131 January 192932Mairead CorriganPeace 1976 27 January 194433Joshua LederbergMedicine 195823 May 192533Betty WilliamsPeace 1976 22 May 1943 33Rigoberta Menchú TumPeace 19929 January 195933Brian D. JosephsonPhysics 1973 4 January 1940
The oldest Nobel Laureates at the time of the award, 10 December each year.
AgeNameCategory/YearDate of birth 90Leonid HurwiczEconomics 200721 August 191788Raymond Davis Jr.Physics 200214 October 191488Doris LessingLiterature 200722 October 191987Yoichiro NambuPhy…
All Nobel Peace Prize Laureates The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to 96 individuals and 20 organizations since 1901. (Comité International de la Croix Rouge was awarded the prize in 1917, 1944 and 1963; Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was awarded the prize in 1954 and 1981.) Click on a name to go to the Laureate's page.
Jump down to: | 1980 | 1960 | 1940 | 1920 | 1901 | 2008 -Martti Ahtisaari2007 -Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Al Gore2006 -Muhammad Yunus, Grameen Bank2005 -International Atomic Energy Agency, Mohamed ElBaradei2004 -Wangari Maathai2003 -Shirin Ebadi2002 -Jimmy Carter2001 -United Nations, Kofi Annan2000 -Kim Dae-jung1999 -Médecins Sans Frontières1998 -John Hume, David Trimble1997 -International Campaign to Ban Landmines, Jody Williams1996 -Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo, José Ramos-Horta1995 -Joseph Rotblat, Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs1994 -Yasser Arafat, Shimon Peres, Yitzhak Rabin1993 -Nelson Mandela, F.W.…
All Nobel Laureates in Literature The Nobel Prize in Literature has been awarded to 105 persons since 1901. Choose a name and click on it to go to the Laureate's page.
Jump down to: | 1980 | 1960 | 1940 | 1920 | 1901 | 2008 -Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio2007 -Doris Lessing2006 -Orhan Pamuk2005 -Harold Pinter2004 -Elfriede Jelinek2003 -J. M. Coetzee2002 -Imre Kertész2001 -V. S. Naipaul2000 -Gao Xingjian1999 -Günter Grass1998 -José Saramago1997 -Dario Fo1996 -Wislawa Szymborska1995 -Seamus Heaney1994 -Kenzaburo Oe1993 -Toni Morrison1992 -Derek Walcott1991 -Nadine Gordimer1990 -Octavio Paz1989 -Camilo José Cela1988 -Naguib Mahfouz1987 -Joseph Brodsky1986 -Wole Soyinka1985 -Claude Simon1984 -Jaroslav Seifert1983 -William Golding1982 -Gabriel García Márquez1981 -Elias Canetti1980 -Czeslaw Milosz1979 -Odysseus Elytis1978 -Isaac Bashevis Singer1977 -Vicente Aleixandre1976 -Saul Bellow1975 -Eugenio Montale1974 -Eyvind Johnson, Harry Martinson1973 -Patrick White1972 -Heinrich Böll1971 …

All Nobel Laureates in Chemistry

All Nobel Laureates in Physics