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Nobel Prize Winners List 2020: Dear Readers, nowadays all the competitive exams framing questions from current affairs and also general knowledge topics. So all the candidates those who are prepared for various competitive exams must have to prepare on general knowledge and current affairs topics. For that many aspirants try to collect the study material for their preparation. Under general knowledge and current affairs many topics are there, International and national awards is one among the topics. Candidates have to know about the famous awards like Nobel Prize, Oscar awards, Bharat Ratna, Padma awards and so on. Along with recent award winners, candidates have to know about the history of those awards. This will comes under general knowledge. Here with we have provided Nobel Prize winners list 2020 along with important history of Nobel Prize.

Nobel Prize Winners List 2020:

The Nobel Prize was awarded by the volition of Swedish Inventor Alfred Nobel in 1985. Nobel Prize is awarded annually for the individuals or organizations those who done an extraordinary work in the field of Physics, chemistry, literature, peace, physiology or medicine and Economics. Nobel Prize in Physics, Chemistry and economics is awarded by Royal Swedish academy of science. For Physiology or medicine field, Karolinska Institute is given and Nobel Prize in peace is awarded by Norwegian Nobel Committee. All the Nobel Prizes except Nobel Prize in Peace is given at Stockholm, Sweden and Nobel Prize in Peace is awarded at Oslo, Norway.

Important Information about Nobel Prize Awardees:

The first women received Nobel prize is Marie Curie in Physics. The first person and only women who receives the Nobel Prize twice is also Marie Curie. The youngest Nobel Prize awardee is Malala Yousafzai for peace in 2014 at 17 years of age. The Oldest Nobel Prize winner is John B. Good enough for chemistry in 2019 at 97 years of age. Still date 12 Indians were received Nobel Prize in various fields.

  • The first Indian who received Nobel Prize is Rabindranath Tagore in Literature. He was the first Asian to be awarded Nobel Prize.
  • V Raman received Nobel Prize in Physics.
  • Mother Theresa awarded Nobel Prize in Peace.
  • Amartya Sen received Nobel Prize in Economics
  • Har Gobind Khorana awardee Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • Venkatraman Ramakrishnan received Nobel Prize in Chemistry

List of Nobel Prize Winners 2020:

Field Winners Discovery Awarded By 2019 Winner
Physiology or Medicine Harvey J Alter  (New york, United States)


Michael Houghton (United Kingdom)


Charles M Rice ( California, United States)

For the Discovery of Hepatitis c Virus Karolinska Institute for the Nobel Prize William G.kaelin


Gregg L. Semenza


Peter J. Ratcliffe

Physics Andrea M Ghez (New york, United States)


Roger Penrose (United Kingdom)


Reinhard Genzel ( Germany)


For the discoveries that have improved understanding of the universe, including work on black holes Royal Swedish academy of sciences for the Nobel Prize James Peebles


Michel Mayor


Didier Queloz

Chemistry Jennifer Doudna (Washington DC, United States)


Emmanuelle Charpentier ( France)

Development of Crispr- Cas9, a method for genome editing Royal Swedish academy of sciences for the Nobel Prize John B Goodenough


M Stanley Whittingham


Akhira Yoshino

Literature Louise Gluck (New York, United States) Unmistakable Poetic Voice that makes individual existence universal. Swedish Academy for the Nobel Prize Peter Handke(2019)


Olga Tokarczuk (2018)

Peace World Food Programme ( Italy) For the efforts to combat a surge in global hunger amid the pandemic, which has swept around the world with devasting impact Sveriges Riksbank Abiy Ahmed Ali


Economics Paul R Milgrom ( United States)


Robert B Wilson ( United States)

For improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction  formats Sveriges Riksbank Abhijit Banerjee


Esther Duflo


Michael Kremer

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