Where Are Nobel Prize Winners Born

Nobel Prize Laureates, Mapped By Place of Birth

Page Title
Nobel Prizes Won
Image
Field(s)
Age at Nobel Victory
Year of Birth / Foundation
Place of Birth / Foundation
Residence at Time of Award
Language (Literature Prizes)
Notes
Motivation
Nobel Prizes Won
Place of Birth / Foundation
Angus DeatonEconomic Sciences - 2015701945Edinburgh,United Kingdom"for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare"Edinburgh,United Kingdom
Arthur B. McDonaldPhysics - 2015721943Sydney,Canada"for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass"Sydney,Canada
Aziz SancarChemistry - 2015691946Savur,Turkey"for mechanistic studies of DNA repair"Savur,Turkey
National Dialogue QuartetPeace - 201532012Tunis,Tunisia"for its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011"Tunis,Tunisia
Paul ModrichChemistry - 2015691946Raton,New Mexico,United States"for mechanistic studies of DNA repair"Raton,New Mexico,United States
Satoshi ŌmuraMedicine / Physiology - 2015801935Yamanashi prefektur,Japan"for their discoveries concerning a novel therapy against infections caused by roundworm parasites"|"for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against Malaria"Yamanashi prefektur,Japan
Svetlana AlexievichLiterature - 2015671948Ivano-Frankivsk,UkraineBelarus"for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time"Ivano-Frankivsk,Ukraine
Takaaki KajitaPhysics - 2015561959Higashimatsuyama,Japan"for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass"Higashimatsuyama,Japan
Tomas LindahlChemistry - 2015771938Stockholm,Sweden"for mechanistic studies of DNA repair"Stockholm,Sweden
William C. CampbellMedicine / Physiology - 2015851930Ramelton,Ireland"for their discoveries concerning a novel therapy against infections caused by roundworm parasites"|"for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against Malaria"Ramelton,Ireland
Youyou TuMedicine / Physiology - 2015851930Zhejiang Ningpo,China"for their discoveries concerning a novel therapy against infections caused by roundworm parasites"|"for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against Malaria"Zhejiang Ningpo,China

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Top 10 Places of Birth for Nobel Laureates



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