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Nobel Peace Prizes – Nobel peace prize winners list 1901-2016

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Nobel Peace Prizes has been awarded 96 times to 129 Nobel Laureates between 1901 and 2015, 103 individuals and 26 organizations. Since the International Committee of the Red Cross has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize three times (in 1917, 1944 and 1963), and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize two times (in 1954 and 1981), there are 23 individual organizations which have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

Nobel Peace Prizes

 

                The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded 96 times to 129 Nobel Laureates between 1901 and 2015, 103 individuals and 26 organizations. Since the International Committee of the Red Cross has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize three times (in 1917, 1944 and 1963), and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize two times (in 1954 and 1981), there are 23 individual organizations which have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

 

  Nobel Peace Prizes

Type – Nobel Peace

Category – International

First Awarded – 1901

Last Awarded – 2015

Official Website –  http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/


Laureates

Year

Laureate

Country

Description

2015

Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet Tunisia “for its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011”

2014

Kailash Satyarthi India “for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education” 
Malala Yousafzai Pakistan

2013

Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) International “for its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons”

2012

European Union (EU) Europe “for over six decades contributed to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe”

2011

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Liberia “for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work”
Leymah Gbowee Liberia
Tawakkol Karman Yemen

2010

Liu Xiaobo China “for his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China”

2009

Barack H. Obama United States “for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples”

2008

Martti Ahtisaari Finland “for his important efforts, on several continents and over more than three decades, to resolve international conflicts”

2007

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) United Nations “for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change”
Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. United States

2006

Muhammad Yunus Bangladesh “for their efforts to create economic and social development from below”
Grameen Bank Bangladesh

2005

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) United Nations “for their efforts to prevent nuclear energy from being used for military purposes and to ensure that nuclear energy for peaceful purposes is used in the safest possible way”
Mohamed ElBaradei Egypt

2004

Wangari Muta Maathai Kenya “for her contribution to sustainable development, democracy and peace”

2003

Shirin Ebadi Iran “for her efforts for democracy and human rights. She has focused especially on the struggle for the rights of women and children”

2002

Jimmy Carter United States “for his decades of untiring effort to find peaceful solutions to international conflicts, to advance democracy and human rights, and to promote economic and social development”

2001

United Nations (U.N.) United Nations “for their work for a better organized and more peaceful world”
Kofi Annan Ghana

2000

Kim Dae-jung South Korea “for his work for democracy and human rights in South Korea and in East Asia in general, and for peace and reconciliation with North Korea in particular”

1999

Médecins Sans Frontières Switzerland “in recognition of the organization’s pioneering humanitarian work on several continents”

1998

John Hume Ireland “for their efforts to find a peaceful solution to the conflict in Northern Ireland”
David Trimble United Kingdom

1997

International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) Switzerland “for their work for the banning and clearing of anti-personnel mines”
Jody Williams United States

1996

Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo East Timor “for their work towards a just and peaceful solution to the conflict in East Timor”
José Ramos-Horta East Timor

1995

Joseph Rotblat United Kingdom “for their efforts to diminish the part played by nuclear arms in international politics and, in the longer run, to eliminate such arms”
Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs Canada

1994

Yasser Arafat Palestine “for their efforts to create peace in the Middle East”
Shimon Peres Israel
Yitzhak Rabin Israel

1993

Nelson Mandela South Africa “for their work for the peaceful termination of the apartheid regime, and for laying the foundations for a new democratic South Africa”
Frederik Willem de Klerk South Africa

1992

Rigoberta Menchú Tum Guatemala “in recognition of her work for social justice and ethno-cultural reconciliation based on respect for the rights of indigenous peoples”

1991

Aung San Suu Kyi Burma “for her non-violent struggle for democracy and human rights”

1990

Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev Soviet Union “for his leading role in the peace process which today characterizes important parts of the international community”

1989

The 14th Dalai Lama (Tenzin Gyatso) Tibet

1988

United Nations Peacekeeping Forces United Nations

1987

Oscar Arias Sánchez Costa Rica “for his work for peace in Central America, efforts which led to the accord signed in Guatemala on August 7 this year”

1986

Elie Wiesel United States

1985

International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War United States

1984

Desmond Mpilo Tutu South Africa

1983

Lech Walesa Poland

1982

Alva Myrdal Sweden
Alfonso García Robles Mexico

1981

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) United Nations

1980

Adolfo Pérez Esquivel Argentina

1979

Mother Teresa India

1978

Mohamed Anwar al-Sadat Egypt
Menachem Begin Israel

1977

Amnesty International United Kingdom

1976

Betty Williams United Kingdom/Ireland
Mairead Corrigan United Kingdom/Ireland

1975

Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov Soviet Union

1974

Seán MacBride Ireland
Eisaku Sato Japan

1973

Henry A. Kissinger United States
Le Duc Tho North Vietnam

1972

No Nobel Prize was awarded this year.

1971

Willy Brandt West Germany

1970

Norman E. Borlaug United States

1969

International Labour Organization (I.L.O.) United Nations

1968

René Cassin France

1967

No Nobel Prize was awarded this year.

1966

1965

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) United Nations

1964

Martin Luther King Jr. United States

1963

Comité international de la Croix Rouge (International Committee of the Red Cross) Switzerland
Ligue des Sociétés de la Croix-Rouge (League of Red Cross Societies) Switzerland

1962

Linus Carl Pauling United States

1961

Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld Sweden

1960

Albert John Lutuli South Africa

1959

Philip J. Noel-Baker United Kingdom

1958

Georges Pire Belgium

1957

Lester Bowles Pearson Canada

1956

No Nobel Prize was awarded this year.

1955

1954

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) United Nations

1953

George Catlett Marshall United States

1952

Albert Schweitzer France

1951

Léon Jouhaux France

1950

Ralph Bunche United States

1949

Lord (John) Boyd Orr of Brechin United Kingdom

1948

No Nobel Prize was awarded this year.

1947

Friends Service Council (The Quakers) United Kingdom
American Friends Service Committee (The Quakers) United States

1946

Emily Greene Balch United States
John Raleigh Mott United States

1945

Cordell Hull United States

1944

Comité international de la Croix Rouge (International Committee of the Red Cross) Switzerland

1943

No Nobel Prize was awarded this year.

1942

1941

1940

1939

1938

Office international Nansen pour les Réfugiés (Nansen International Office for Refugees) League of Nations

1937

Cecil of Chelwood, Viscount (Lord Edgar Algernon Robert Gascoyne Cecil) United Kingdom

1936

Carlos Saavedra Lamas Argentina

1935

Carl von Ossietzky Germany

1934

Arthur Henderson United Kingdom

1933

Sir Norman Angell (Ralph Lane) United Kingdom

1932

No Nobel Prize was awarded this year.

1931

Jane Addams United States
Nicholas Murray Butler United States

1930

Lars Olof Jonathan (Nathan) Söderblom Sweden

1929

Frank Billings Kellogg United States

1928

No Nobel Prize was awarded this year.

1927

Ferdinand Buisson France
Ludwig Quidde Germany

1926

Aristide Briand France
Gustav Stresemann Germany

1925

Sir Austen Chamberlain United Kingdom
Charles Gates Dawes United States

1924

No Nobel Prize was awarded this year.

1923

1922

Fridtjof Nansen Norway

1921

Karl Hjalmar Branting Sweden
Christian Lous Lange Norway

1920

Léon Victor Auguste Bourgeois France

1919

Thomas Woodrow Wilson United States

1918

No Nobel Prize was awarded this year.

1917

Comité international de la Croix Rouge (International Committee of the Red Cross) Switzerland

1916

No Nobel Prize was awarded this year.

1915

1914

1913

Henri La Fontaine Belgium

1912

Elihu Root United States

1911

Tobias Michael Carel Asser Netherlands
Alfred Hermann Fried Austria-Hungary

1910

Bureau international permanent de la Paix (Permanent International Peace Bureau) Switzerland

1909

Auguste Marie François Beernaert Belgium
Paul Henri Benjamin Balluet d’Estournelles de Constant, Baron de Constant de Rebecque France

1908

Klas Pontus Arnoldson Sweden
Fredrik Bajer Denmark

1907

Ernesto Teodoro Moneta Italy
Louis Renault France

1906

Theodore Roosevelt United States

1905

Bertha von Suttner Austria-Hungary

1904

Institut de droit international (Institute of International Law) Belgium

1903

William Randal Cremer United Kingdom

1902

Élie Ducommun Switzerland
Charles Albert Gobat Switzerland

1901

Jean Henry Dunant Switzerland
Frédéric Passy France
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