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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 QuartetTunisia“for its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011”

2014

Kailash SatyarthiIndia“for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education” 
Malala YousafzaiPakistan

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 SirleafLiberia“for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work”
Leymah GboweeLiberia
Tawakkol KarmanYemen

2010

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

2009

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

2008

Martti AhtisaariFinland“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 YunusBangladesh“for their efforts to create economic and social development from below”
Grameen BankBangladesh

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 ElBaradeiEgypt

2004

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

2003

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

2002

Jimmy CarterUnited 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 AnnanGhana

2000

Kim Dae-jungSouth 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 FrontièresSwitzerland“in recognition of the organization’s pioneering humanitarian work on several continents”

1998

John HumeIreland“for their efforts to find a peaceful solution to the conflict in Northern Ireland”
David TrimbleUnited Kingdom

1997

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

1996

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

1995

Joseph RotblatUnited 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 AffairsCanada

1994

Yasser ArafatPalestine“for their efforts to create peace in the Middle East”
Shimon PeresIsrael
Yitzhak RabinIsrael

1993

Nelson MandelaSouth 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 KlerkSouth Africa

1992

Rigoberta Menchú TumGuatemala“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 KyiBurma“for her non-violent struggle for democracy and human rights”

1990

Mikhail Sergeyevich GorbachevSoviet 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 ForcesUnited Nations

1987

Oscar Arias SánchezCosta 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 WieselUnited States

1985

International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear WarUnited States

1984

Desmond Mpilo TutuSouth Africa

1983

Lech WalesaPoland

1982

Alva MyrdalSweden
Alfonso García RoblesMexico

1981

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

1980

Adolfo Pérez EsquivelArgentina

1979

Mother TeresaIndia

1978

Mohamed Anwar al-SadatEgypt
Menachem BeginIsrael

1977

Amnesty InternationalUnited Kingdom

1976

Betty WilliamsUnited Kingdom/Ireland
Mairead CorriganUnited Kingdom/Ireland

1975

Andrei Dmitrievich SakharovSoviet Union

1974

Seán MacBrideIreland
Eisaku SatoJapan

1973

Henry A. KissingerUnited States
Le Duc ThoNorth Vietnam

1972

No Nobel Prize was awarded this year.

1971

Willy BrandtWest Germany

1970

Norman E. BorlaugUnited States

1969

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

1968

René CassinFrance

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 PaulingUnited States

1961

Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl HammarskjöldSweden

1960

Albert John LutuliSouth Africa

1959

Philip J. Noel-BakerUnited Kingdom

1958

Georges PireBelgium

1957

Lester Bowles PearsonCanada

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 MarshallUnited States

1952

Albert SchweitzerFrance

1951

Léon JouhauxFrance

1950

Ralph BuncheUnited States

1949

Lord (John) Boyd Orr of BrechinUnited 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 BalchUnited States
John Raleigh MottUnited States

1945

Cordell HullUnited 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 LamasArgentina

1935

Carl von OssietzkyGermany

1934

Arthur HendersonUnited Kingdom

1933

Sir Norman Angell (Ralph Lane)United Kingdom

1932

No Nobel Prize was awarded this year.

1931

Jane AddamsUnited States
Nicholas Murray ButlerUnited States

1930

Lars Olof Jonathan (Nathan) SöderblomSweden

1929

Frank Billings KelloggUnited States

1928

No Nobel Prize was awarded this year.

1927

Ferdinand BuissonFrance
Ludwig QuiddeGermany

1926

Aristide BriandFrance
Gustav StresemannGermany

1925

Sir Austen ChamberlainUnited Kingdom
Charles Gates DawesUnited States

1924

No Nobel Prize was awarded this year.

1923

1922

Fridtjof NansenNorway

1921

Karl Hjalmar BrantingSweden
Christian Lous LangeNorway

1920

Léon Victor Auguste BourgeoisFrance

1919

Thomas Woodrow WilsonUnited 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 FontaineBelgium

1912

Elihu RootUnited States

1911

Tobias Michael Carel AsserNetherlands
Alfred Hermann FriedAustria-Hungary

1910

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

1909

Auguste Marie François BeernaertBelgium
Paul Henri Benjamin Balluet d’Estournelles de Constant, Baron de Constant de RebecqueFrance

1908

Klas Pontus ArnoldsonSweden
Fredrik BajerDenmark

1907

Ernesto Teodoro MonetaItaly
Louis RenaultFrance

1906

Theodore RooseveltUnited States

1905

Bertha von SuttnerAustria-Hungary

1904

Institut de droit international (Institute of International Law)Belgium

1903

William Randal CremerUnited Kingdom

1902

Élie DucommunSwitzerland
Charles Albert GobatSwitzerland

1901

Jean Henry DunantSwitzerland
Frédéric PassyFrance
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