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The will of the Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel established the prizes in 1895.
The prizes in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, and Peace were first awarded in 1901.
The related Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences was created in 1968.
Between 1901 and 2013, the Nobel Prizes and the Prize in Economic Sciences were awarded 561 times to 876 people and organizations.

On ofical web site of the Nobel Prize you can find all about laureates and prizes:

http://www.nobelprize.org/

I am opening the thread of Nobel prizes with Alfred Nobel and Nobel medal:

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It would be more challenging to make a thread about Nobel winners who are *not* on Swedish stamps ;)
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The Nobel Peace Prize 1901



Jean Henry Dunant (1828-1910) the founder of the Red Cross.
Frédéric Passy (1822-1912) the scientist, politician and peace activist.


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Hi ikeyPikey, good idea, just do it, I have one stamp for that thread!
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Happy Birthday to influential French philosopher Henri-Louis Bergson (1859-1941), who was awarded the 1927 Nobel Prize in Literature "in recognition of his rich and vitalizing ideas and the brilliant skill with which they have been presented." Here is an image of a stamp featuring a portrait of Bergson, designed and engraved by Raoul Serres, and issued by France on November 7, 1959 to commemorate the philosopher's birth centenary, Scott No. 934, Y&T No. 1225, plus a photograph of Henri Bergson which was the model for this stamp's design.

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The Nobel Prize in Literature 1996 - Wislawa Szymborska (1923-2012)



Maria Wis³awa Anna Szymborska was a Polish poet, essayist, translator got in 1996 the Nobel Prize in Literature
"for poetry that with ironic precision allows the historical and biological context to come to light in fragments of human reality".
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The Nobel Prize in Literature 1961 - Ivo Andriĉ (1892-1975)


...........The Bridge on the Drina...................................Nobel medal

Ivo Andriĉ a Yugoslav novelist and short story writer won the Nobel Prize in Literature
"for the epic force with which he has traced themes and depicted human destinies drawn from the history of his country".
His best know work is novel The Bridge on the Drina.
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The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1935 - Irene Joliot-Curie and Frederic Joliot



The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1935 was awarded jointly to
Frederic Joliot (1900-1958) and Irene Joliot-Curie (1897-1956)
"in recognition of their synthesis of new radioactive elements".
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The Nobel Prize in Physics 1903 - Henri Becquerel (1852-1908)
...............................................Pierre Curie (1859-1906) and Marie Curie (1867-1934)



Henri Becquerel was a French physicist and the discoverer of radioactivity.
The SI unit for radioactivity, the becquerel (Bq), is named after him.

The prize was divided, one half awarded to him and the other half jointly to Pierre Curie and Marie Curie
"in recognition of the extraordinary services they have rendered by their joint researches on the radiation phenomena discovered by Professor Henri Becquerel".

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The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1923 - Fritz Pregl (1869-1930)



The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1923 was awarded to Fritz Pregl
a Slovenian and Austrian chemist and physician from a mixed Slovene-German-speaking background
"for his invention of the method of micro-analysis of organic substances".
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Victor Francis Hess (1883-1964)
Nobel laureate in physics (1936)
for his discovery of cosmic rays

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Antonio Egas Moniz (1874-1955)
Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine (1949)
for his work in prefrontal leucotomy and cerebral angiography

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Niels Ryberg Finsen (1860-1904)
Nobel Prize in physiology or medecine (1903)
in recognition of his contribution to the treatment of diseases, especially lupus vulgaris, with concentrated light radiation



Alexander Fleming (1881-1955)
Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine (1945)
His best-known discoveries are the enzyme lysozyme in 1923 and the antibiotic substance penicillin from the mould Penicillium notatum in 1928, for which he shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Howard Florey and Ernst Boris Chain

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Kenya 2012 Prof. Wangari Muta Maathai 2004 Nobel Peace Laureate

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Cordell Hull (1871-1955) was an American politician from Tennessee who was the longest serving U.S. Secretary of State, holding the position for 11 years (1933-1944) in the administration of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt during much of World War II. Hull received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1945 for his role in establishing the United Nations, and was referred to by President Roosevelt as the "Father of the United Nations". Here is an image of a stamp featuring a portrait of Hull, designed by American artist and engraver Robert Joseph Jones (1922- ), engraved by Charles A. Brooks (vignette) and Howard F. Sharpless (lettering), and issued by the USA on October 5, 1963, Scott No. 1235, plus a photograph of Cordell Hull in 1944.

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The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1911 - Marie Curie - Sklodowska (1867-1934)



Marie Curie - Sklodowska a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist won her second Nobel Prize
"in recognition of her services to the advancement of chemistry by the discovery of the elements radium and polonium,
by the isolation of radium and the study of the nature and compounds of this remarkable element"


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Here is an image of a stamp depicting the Nobel Prize in Literature Medal, designed by Swiss graphic artist René Baur, engraved by Czeslaw Slania, and issued by Monaco on November 9, 1983 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Alfred Nobel's birth, Scott No. 1395.

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