Noble Prize 2022
The announcement of the Noble Prize 2022 took place on October 3, 2022, and continued till October 10, 2022. The Noble Prize 2022 winners received a cash prize of 10,00,000 Swedish Krona. The Nobel Prize was given out for the first time in 1901, and since then, 989 laureates and organisations have received it 615 times.
In 2022, the Nobel Prizes were given to fourteen laureates for their contributions that had the most positive impact on humanity. Their research encompasses everything including war crime documentation, click chemistry, paleogenomics etc.
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Noble Prize 2022 Winners List
The recipients of the Nobel Prize 2022 are listed below. Let’s have a look at the Nobel Prize 2022 Winners List.
Nobel Prize 2022 Winners List
|Nobel Prize Category||Nobel Prize Laureates||Awarded For|
|Nobel Prize in Physics||
||For their work on entangled photon experiments, proving the violation of Bell inequalities, and developing the field of quantum information science.|
|Nobel Prize in Chemistry||
||For the establishment of the foundations of click chemistry & bioorthogonal chemistry and also took chemistry into the functionalism era.|
|Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine||Svante Paabo||For his research on the extinct hominid genomes and the evolution of humans.|
|Nobel Prize in Literature||Annie Ernaux||For the bravery and clinical acuity with which she reveals the origins, estrangements, and collective restrictions of personal memory.|
|Noble Prize in Economics||
||For research on financial crises and banks.|
|Nobel Peace Prize||
||For encouraging the right to criticise power and protect the citizen’s fundamental rights.|
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Nobel Prize List From 1901 to 2022
|Nobel Prize||Number of Prizes||Number of Laureates||Awarded to one Laureate||Shared by two Laureates||Shared by three Laureates|
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Nobel Prize 2022 Winners FAQs
Q. Who got the Nobel Peace Prize in 2022?
Ans. Ales Bialiatski, a Belarusian human rights activist, Memorial, a Russian human rights organisation, and Center for Civil Liberties, a Ukrainian human rights organisation, share the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize. The recipients of the Peace Prize stand in for civic society in their respective nations.
Q. Who has won 3 Nobel Peace Prizes?
Ans. The International Committee of the Red Cross received three times Nobel Peace Prize awards in 1917, 1944, and 1963, and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees received two times in 1954 and 1981.
Q. Who won the Indian Nobel Prize in 2022?
Ans. Pratik Sinha and Mohammad Zubair, two Indians were shortlisted as contenders for the Nobel Peace Prize 2022.
Q. Who won the Nobel Prize twice?
Ans. John Bardeen received the Nobel Prize in Physics twice, and Frederick Sanger and Karl Barry Sharpless received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Marie Curie (Physics and Chemistry) and Linus Pauling (Chemistry and Peace) are two laureates who have received two awards, although not in the same category.
Q. Who has refused a Nobel Prize?
Ans. The Nobel Prize in Literature, which was presented to the 59-year-old author Jean-Paul Sartre in October 1964, was rejected. He claimed that he had always declined to be awarded official titles and did not want to institutionalise.
Q. Who was the 1st Nobel Prize winner?
Ans. In 1901, the Nobel Prizes were started. Frédéric Passy of France and Jean Henry Dunant of Switzerland shared the peace prize that year.
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