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He was the recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1980 for his work with statistics.

Marie Curie - Winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics and in Chemistry [1903 and 1911 respectively],

Marie Curie was a woman before her time. Born in in Poland, she was a genius in physics and in chemistry; she is the first woman ever to receive a Nobel Prize and the only woman in history to receive two Nobel Prizes. // 10 most famous women in history

Doris Lessing by Roger Mayne (1959) Nobel Prize winner in English Literature.

Doris Lessing was a novelist, playwright, poet, short story writer, and biographer.

What Major Award Should You Get? You got: Nobel Peace Prize You are a peacekeeper and someone who genuinely wants to make the world a better place. Chances are, you’re the diplomat in your friend circle. Whatever humanitarian cause you believe in, give it your all!

What Major Award Should You Get?

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A visual history of Nobel Prizes and notable laureates, 1901-2012 by Italian information designer Giorgia Lupi.

A Visual History of Nobel Prizes and Notable Laureates, 1901-2012

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Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin was born on 12th May 1910. She was a  scientist & peace campaigner, and winner of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry. Women's History, STEM women, women in STEM, Scientist women, Nobel prize winners

Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin

Dorothy Mary Hodgkin, OM, FRS May 1910 – 29 July née Crowfoot, was a British biochemist, credited with the development of protein crystallography. She was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in

Jackie Kennedy - Hosting guests at a White House dinner honoring 49 American Nobel Prize winners in April 1962.

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Jacqueline Kennedy hosts guests at White House dinner honoring 49 American Nobel Prize winners, April

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1909: Selma Lagerlöf. Prize motivation: "in appreciation of the lofty idealism, vivid imagination and spiritual perception that characterize her writings"

Selma Lagerlöf, 1858 - first woman to win the Nobel Prize for literature in author of "one of the most charming children's book in any language: Nils Holgerssons underbara resa genom Sverige [The Wonderful Adventures of Nils].

Irène Joliot-Curie (1897 – 1956) was a French scientist, the daughter of Marie and Pierre Curie.  She was awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1935 for the discovery of artificial radioactivity. This made the Curies the family with the most Nobel laureates to date.  She died of leukemia from accumulated radiation exposure.

Irène Joliot-Curie French scientist, the daughter of Marie and Pierre Curie and the wife of Frédéric Joliot-Curie. Jointly with her husband, Joliot-Curie was awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1935 for their discovery of artificial radioactivity.

Pearl Buck (1892-1973), writer, civil rights activist, winner 1938 Nobel Prize in Literature. Born Hillsboro, West Virginia to missionary parents. Taken to China at 3 months old. Graduated Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Lynchburg, VA, Phi Beta Kappa, 1914. Masters from Cornell University in 1925. In 1949, outraged that existing adoption services considered Asian and mixed-race children unadoptable, Buck established Welcome House, Inc., the first international, interracial adoption agency.

Pearl S. Buck - Nobel Prize in Literature 1938 "for her rich and truly epic descriptions of peasant life in China and for her biographical masterpieces" Read her beautifully written book, The Good Earth.

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Interesting facts about the Nobel Prize in Literature (infographic)

In the new infographic, you’ll find facts and figures about the most respected international literary prize. The Nobel Prize in Literature was…

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Asia's Nobel Peace Prize Laureates

Since twelve Asian people have won Nobel Peace Prizes. See the prize winners, and learn more about the reasons they were honored.