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List of Nobel Laureates by Country

There are 9 Indians have won Nobel Prize. Mr. Ravindra Nath Tagore was the first Indian who received Nobel Prize in 1913 and now Indian American Abhijit Banerjee is the latest winner of Nobel Prize in Economics in 2019.  United States has won highest numbers of Nobel Prize (383) followed by the United Kingdom with  132 and Germany with 132 Prizes.
Oct 15, 2019 15:46 IST
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The Nobel Prize was established as per the wish of Swedish scientist Alfred Nobel in 1895. Since 1901 the Nobel Prize is given in the areas of Physics, Chemistry, Literature, Peace, Physiology or Medicine and economics (1968). Medals made before 1980 were struck in 23 carat gold, and later made from 18 carat green gold plated with a 24 carat gold coating.

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The prize distribution ceremony takes place annually in Stockholm, Sweden. Each recipient, or laureate, receives a gold medal, a diploma & in 2017, the Nobel laureates were awarded a prize amount of 9,000,000 SEK.

The Nobel prize is not prized posthumously; however, if a person is prized a prize and dies before receiving it, the prize may still be presented. From 1901 to 2019, the Nobel Prizes and the Prize in Economic Sciences were awarded 597 times to 950 people and organizations.

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(Abhijit Banerjee & Esther Duflo: Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences Winner 2019)

In this article we included only those countries which have won at least 20 prizes.

Here is the list of recipients’ countries and their number of prizes:

S.N.

Country

Number of Nobel Prizes

1.

United States of America

380

2.

United Kingdom

132

3.

Germany

102

4.

France

69

5.

Sweden

32

6.

Russia/ Soviet Union

31

7.

Switzerland

28

8.

Japan

28

9.

Canada

27

10.

Austria

22

11.

Netherlands

21

12.

Italy

20

Between 1901 and 2019, the Nobel Prizes and the Prize in Economic Sciences were awarded 597 times. See the list below

ALL NOBEL  WINNERS NUMBERS

source:https://www.nobelprize.org

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Indian Citizens Who Won The Nobel Prize

1. Rabindranath Tagore – The Nobel Prize in Literature 1913

2. CV Raman – The Nobel Prize in Physics 1930

3. Mother Teresa – The Nobel Peace Prize 1979

4. Amartya Sen – Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences Winner 1998

5. Kailash Satyarthi – The Nobel Peace Prize 2014

6.  Abhijit Banerjee -Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences Winner 2019

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India-born Nobel Laureates are:

1. Har Gobind Khorana – The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1968

2. Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar – The Nobel Prize in Physics 1983

3. Venkatraman Ramakrishnan – The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2009

The Youngest Nobel Laureates

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Nobel prize is considered the most prestigious prize in the field of academics.Till the date India managed to win just 9 prizes. On the other hand USA is the leader which got 380 prizes and there are so many other small countries in the Europe which have won more medals than India. This must be the matter of concern for Indian government along with all the citizens that why our country is lagging behind this area.

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