Who has won the most Nobel Prizes?

Who has won the most Nobel Prizes?

If receiving a Nobel prize is the highest recognition for a scientist, being awarded twice by the Swedish Academy of Sciences is an extraordinary fact of which, until now, only four people can boast: Frederick Sanger, Linus Pauling, John Bardeen and Marie Curie.

Has anyone won a Nobel Prize twice?

Two laureates have been awarded twice but not in the same field: Marie Curie (Physics and Chemistry) and Linus Pauling (Chemistry and Peace). She was also the first person (male or female) to be awarded two Nobel Prizes, the second award being the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, given in 1911.

Can anyone be nominated for a Nobel Prize?

No person can nominate herself/himself for a Nobel Prize. The names of the nominees cannot be revealed until 50 years later.

Who is the youngest person to win a Nobel Prize?

Malala Yousafzai

What is the criteria to win a Nobel Peace Prize?

According to Nobel’s will, the Peace Prize shall be awarded to the person who in the preceding year “shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses”.

Can a Nobel prize be revoked?

Is it possible to revoke a Nobel Prize? No, it is not possible according to the statutes of the Nobel Foundation, § 10.

Who is the first female Nobel Prize winner?

Marie Curie

What nationality has won the most Nobel Prizes?

Here are the 10 countries with the most Nobel Prize winners:

  • United States (375)
  • United Kingdom (131)
  • Germany (108)
  • France (69)
  • Sweden (32)
  • Russia (31)
  • Japan (27)
  • Canada (26)

Which high school has the most Nobel Prize winners?

Bronx Science

Which city has the highest number of Nobel Prize winners?

Kolkata is a city known for many things, from being the capital of British India, to being the home of Cricket’s Mecca, the Eden Gardens.

Which country got most Nobel Prize?


Country Number of Nobel laureates (Number of Nobel Prizes)
United States 388 (390)
United Kingdom 133 (134)
Germany 109
France 70 (71)

Which country has the most Nobel Prize winners in physics?

Number of Nobel Prize Laureates in physics from 1901 to 2020, by nationality

Characteristic Number of Nobel Prize Laureates in physics
United States 95
Germany 27
United Kingdom 25
France 13

Who won the first Nobel Prize physics?

Wilhelm Röntgen

What country is the Nobel Prize from?

Stockholm, Sweden