They are widely regarded as the most prestigious awards given for intellectual achievement in the world and are conferred in six categories: physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature, peace, and economics.
Since 1901, the Nobel Prize has been awarded in the fields of physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and peace, while a memorial prize in economic sciences was added in 1968.
Nobel Prize, any of the prizes (five in number until 1969, when a sixth was added) that are awarded annually from a fund bequeathed for that purpose by the Swedish inventor and industrialist Alfred Nobel.
A Nobel Prize can be shared by up to three individuals, or in the case of the peace prize, it can also be awarded to an organisation. The rule that a prize can only be awarded to three people comes from the statutes of the Nobel Foundation, which is responsible for fulfilling the intentions of Nobel's will.
The Curie family
The Curie family won a total of 5 Nobel Prizes.
List of Nobel Peace Prize winners
|Individual or Organization
|President Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev (USSR)
|Aung San Suu Kyi (Myanmar)
|Author Rigoberta Menchú (Guatemala)
|President Nelson Mandela (South Africa) and former President Frederik Willem de Klerk (South Africa)
Seven laureates have received more than one prize; of the seven, the International Committee of the Red Cross has received the Nobel Peace Prize three times, more than any other. UNHCR has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize twice.
THE NOBEL PRIZE is perhaps the world's most prestigious, well-known, and well-known prize! Just very few hundred thousand people have ever received the Nobel Prize. These awards are granted in physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, peace, and economics.
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 that, so far, only four people can boast: Frederick Sanger, Linus Pauling, John Bardeen and Marie Curie.
So, have a look at the following listof people who turned down Nobel Prize:Le Duc Tho. Born in Na Ham province of Vietnam, Le Duc Tho is a famous revolutionary, diplomat, and politician.Jean Paul Sartre.Boris Pasternak.Erik Axel Karlfeldt.
Since the International Committee of the Red Cross has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize three times (in 1917, 1944 and 1963), and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize two times (in 1954 and 1981), there are 27 individual organizations which have been …
The Nobel Prizes, beginning in 1901, and the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, beginning in 1969, have been awarded 609 times to 975 people and 25 organizations. Five individuals and two organisations have received more than one Nobel Prize.
The Grammys are the first of the Big Three networks' major music awards held annually, and are considered one of the four major annual American entertainment awards with the Academy Awards (for films), the Emmy Awards (for television), and the Tony Awards (for theater).
1. The Nobel Prize. This prestigious trophy is named for Alfred Nobel, who created dynamite.
The first is the Red Cross, an international humanitarian institution that has so far won three Nobel Peace Prizes. One less has UNHCR, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
In October 2014, Malala, along with Indian children's rights activist Kailash Satyarthi, was named a Nobel Peace Prize winner. At age 17, she became the youngest person to receive this prize. Accepting the award, Malala reaffirmed that “This award is not just for me.
As Einstein's fame spread, so he alienated himself from the physics community by refusing to accept quantum theory. A Nobel prize for relativity was never awarded. The final twist in this story is that Einstein did not attend his prize giving.
In 1912, the Nobel Committee announced that Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison were the recipients of the Physics Prize; instead, the prize went to Gustav Dalen. Details of the reversal are unclear but it is known that Tesla refused the prize (and the $20,000 that came with it).
While most consider the Nobel Prize a major honor, two winners have voluntarily declined the award. Jean-Paul Sartre, who refused all official awards, did not accept the 1964 literature prize. In 1974 he was joined by Le Duc Tho, who, with Henry Kissinger, shared the peace prize for their work to end the Vietnam War.
At the Academy Awards, the so-called "Big Five" awards are those for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Screenplay (either Best Original Screenplay or Best Adapted Screenplay).
The "Big Five" Oscars award categories are those for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Screenplay, either Original or Adapted.
The Oscars are considered to be the highest honour in the world of cinema.
The Nobel Prize
The Nobel Prize is considered to be the most prestigious award available in the field of chemistry, literature, physics, physiology, peace activism, or medicine.
Five people have received two Nobel Prizes. Marie Curie received the Physics Prize in 1903 for her work on radioactivity and the Chemistry Prize in 1911 for the isolation of pure radium, making her the only person to be awarded a Nobel Prize in two different sciences.
there's no age limit no. but it takes quite a lot of time to be a good writer. sometimes it takes your whole life to be a really good excellent writer so it follows that most laureates are not young I would say most writers are my age maybe a little younger.