Nobel Prize 2022 winners list PDF

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Nobel Prizes are widely considered the most renowned awards available in the fields of Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, Peace, and Economics. Check out the latest notes on the “2022 Nobel prize winners list”.

About Nobel Prize

• The Nobel Prize was established in 1895 by the will of Swedish scientist Alfred Nobel.

• The award is named after Alfred Nobel, who was famous for the discovery of dynamite.

• The Nobel Prize is awarded “to those who, in the preceding year, have conferred the greatest benefit to mankind.”

• Nobel Prizes were first awarded in 1901.

• The prize in economic science was started in 1969.

• The award was suspended from 1940 to 1942 for World War II.

• Although the Nobel Prize is not awarded posthumously, the prize is presented if a person is awarded the prize and dies before receiving it.

Nobel prizes are given in how many fields?

• According to Alfred Nobel’s will of 1895, the Nobel Prize is awarded in five separate fields.

• The 5 separate fields are Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, and Peace.

• In 1968, Sveriges Riksbank (Sweden’s central bank) funded the establishment of a prize in economic science in memory of Alfred Nobel.

Also, See Month-wise latest Awards and Honours 2022 

Prize Money

• The award ceremony is held every year, in which each Nobel laureate receives a gold medal, a diploma, and some money from the Nobel Foundation.

• In 2021, the Nobel Prize monetary award is 10,000,000 Swedish krona (SEK). (74595201.67 Indian Rupees, as of 2022)

• Amount received cannot be shared among more than three persons. However, the Nobel Peace Prize may be awarded to more than three persons of an organization.

Nobel Prize 2022 full list of winners

Nobel Prize in Physics 2022

Winners list

• The Nobel Prize in Physics 2022 was awarded jointly to Alain Aspect, John F. Clauser, and Anton Zeilinger.

Discoveries

• “for experiments with entangled photons, establishing the violation of Bell inequalities and pioneering quantum information science”

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Nobel Prize in Physics 2022 (Image Source: nobelprize)

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2022

Winner

• The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2022 was awarded to Svante Pääbo.

Discoveries

• “for his discoveries concerning the genomes of extinct hominins and human evolution”

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Svante Pääbo (Image Credit: nobelprize.org)

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2022

Winners list

• The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2022 was awarded to Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Morten Meldal, and K. Barry Sharpless.

Discoveries

• “for the development of click chemistry (in which molecular building blocks snap together quickly and efficiently) and bioorthogonal chemistry”.

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2022
Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2022

Nobel Prize in Literature 2022

Winner

• The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2022 is awarded to the French author Annie Ernaux.

Literary Works

“for the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory”

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Annie Ernaux (Winner of the 2022 Nobel Prize in Literature)

Nobel Peace Prize 2022

The 2022 Peace Prize is awarded to:
• Human rights advocate Ales Bialiatski (Belarus)
• Russian human rights organisation Memorial
• Ukrainian human rights organisation Center for Civil Liberties

Nobel Peace Prize 2022
Nobel Peace Prize 2022 (image source: nobelprize.org)

Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences 2022

Winners

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2022 was awarded to Ben S. Bernanke, Douglas W. Diamond, Philip H. Dybvig

Contributions

“for research on banks and financial crises”.

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Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences 2022 (Image Source: nobelprize.org)

Nobel Prize winners from India

Sl.NoNobel WinnersCategoryYearRegion
1Ronald RossPhysiology or Medicine1902United Kingdom (Born in Uttarakhand , British India)
2Rudyard KiplingLiterature1907United Kingdom (Born in Maharashtra, British India)
3Rabindranath TagoreLiterature1913Kokata, West Bengal
4 Chandrasekhara Venkata (C.V) RamanPhysics1930Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu
5Mother TeresaPeace1979Kolkata, West Bengal, India (Born in Skopje, North Macedonia)
6Amartya SenEconomics1998Santiniketan, Bolpur, West Bengal
7Kailash SatyarthiPeace2014Vidisha, Madhya Pradesh
8Har Gobind KhoranaPhysiology or Medicine1968United States (Born in Raipur, Punjab, British India)
9Subrahmanyan ChandrasekharPhysics1983United States (Born in Lahore, Punjab, British India)
10Venki RamakrishnanChemistry2009Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu
11Abhijit BanerjeeEconomics2019United States (born in Maharshtra, India)

Nobel Prize 2022 winners list

Sl.NoFieldWinner
1Physics• Alain Aspect
• John F. Clauser
• Anton Zeilinger
2Chemistry• Carolyn R. Bertozzi
• Morten Meldal
• K. Barry Sharpless
3 Physiology or Medicine Svante Pääbo
4 LiteratureAnnie Ernaux
5Nobel Peace Prize • Ales Bialiatski

• Russian human rights organisation Memorial

• Ukrainian human rights organisation Center for Civil Liberties
6Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences • Ben S. Bernanke

• Douglas W. Diamond

• Philip H. Dybvig

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q1. Who got the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2022?

Answer: Svante Pääbo.

Q2. Who got the Nobel Prize in Physics 2022?

Answer: Alain Aspect, John F. Clauser, and Anton Zeilinger.

Q3. Who has won 3 Nobel Prizes?

Answer: International Committee of the Red Cross (in 1917, 1944, and 1963)

Q4. How many Nobel Prizes won by India?

Answer: 12

Q5. Who got the Nobel Prize in Literature 2022?

Answer: French writer Annie Ernaux

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