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Nobel Prize Winners List 2022: Nobel Prizes are awarded in the fields of Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, and Peace. Have a look at the list of winners of Nobel Prize 2022 and all other details related to Nobel Prize.

Nobel Prize Winners List 2022
Category Winners Name Awarded For
  1. Ales Bialiatski(Belarus)
  2. Organization Memorial and organization (Russia)
  3. Center for Civil Liberties (Ukraine)
promoted the right to criticize power and protect the fundamental rights of citizens.
 Literature Annie Ernaux (France) uncovering the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory.
Physiology and Medicine Professor Svante Pääbo (Sweden) discoveries concerning the genomes of extinct hominins and human evolution.
  1. Alain Aspect (France)
  2. John Clauser (USA)
  3. Anton Zeilinger (Austria)
work in quantum technology
  1. Carolyn Bertozzi(USA)
  2. Morten Meldal (Denmark)
  3. Barry Sharpless (USA)
development of click chemistry and bio-orthogonal chemistry
Economic Sciences
  1. Ben Bernanke (USA)
  2. Douglas Diamond (USA)
  3. Philip Dybvig (USA)
research on banking and financial crises


What is Noble Prize?

The Nobel Prize is an award that is given to person who has done something great for the humankind in the previous year. It is given as per Sir Alfred Nobel’s will of 1895. The first Nobel Prizes were awarded in 1901. The Peace Prize for that year was shared between the Frenchman Frédéric Passy and the Swiss Jean Henry Dunant.

Noble Prize is awarded in which categories?

Nobel Prizes are awarded in the fields of Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, and Peace.

Who was Sir Alfred Nobel?

Alfred Nobel was a Swedish businessman and passed away in 1895. He left behind one of the world’s largest private fortunes. In his last will Nobel declared that the whole of his remaining fortune was to be invested in safe securities and should constitute a fund “the interest on which shall be annually distributed in the form of prizes to those who, during the preceding year, shall have conferred the greatest benefit on mankind.


How the Noble Prize award is given and how are the winners selected?

Alfred Nobel’s will declared that the Nobel Peace Prize was to be awarded by a committee of five persons selected by the Norwegian Storting (parliament). The Storting accepted the assignment in April 1897, and the Nobel Committee of the Norwegian Storting was set up in August of the same year.

  • Noble Prize in Literature- Awarded by the Swedish Academy
  • Nobel Prize in Chemistry- Awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
  • Noble Prize in Peace- Awarded by the Norwegian Nobel Committee
  • Noble Prize in Physiology and Medicine- Awarded by the Karolinska Institute
  • Noble Prize in Physics- Awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
  • Noble Prize in Economics- Awarded by the Sveriges Riksbank, Bank of Sweden

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