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Prize Awards: Who selects the Nobel Laureates? In his last will and testament, Alfred Nobel specifically designated the institutions responsible for the prizes he wished to be established: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for the Nobel Prize in Physics and Chemistry, Karolinska Institute for the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, the Swedish Academy Read more about Price Awards[…]

Price Announcement

Prize Announcements: Nobel Prize Announcements: The announcement of the Nobel Laureates for the year is made on the same day that the Nobel Prize-Awarding Institutions choose from among the names recommended by the respective Nobel Committees. Immediately after the vote, a press conference is held by the concerned Nobel Prize Awarder.


Nomination: Nomination for the Nobel Prizes: Each year the respective Nobel Committees send individual invitations to thousands of members of academies, university professors, scientists from numerous countries, previous Nobel Laureates, members of parliamentary assemblies and others, asking them to submit candidates for the Nobel Prizes for the coming year. These nominators are chosen in such Read more about Nomination[…]

Nobel Prize Amount

Nobel Prize Amount: Year Comments Amount 1901 150,782 1902 141,847 1903 141,358 1904 140,859 1905 138,089 1906 138,536 1907 138,796 1908 139,800 1909 139,800 1910 140,703 1911 140,695 1912 140,476 1913 143,010 1914 146,900 1915 149,223 1916 131,793 1917 133,823 1918 138,198 1919 133,127 1920 134,100 1921 121,573 1922 122,483 1923 Smallest amount 114,935 1924 Read more about Nobel Prize Amount[…]

Nobel Prize

Nobel Prize: The Nobel Prize: Every year since 1901 the Nobel Prize has been awarded for achievements in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and for peace. The Nobel Prize is an international award administered by the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm, Sweden. In 1968, Sveriges Riksbank established The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Read more about Nobel Prize[…]

Awards Ceremonies

Award Ceremonies: The Nobel Laureates take center stage in Stockholm on 10 December when they receive the Nobel Prize Medal, Nobel Prize Diploma and document confirming the Nobel Prize amount from King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden. In Oslo, the Nobel Peace Prize Laureates receive their Nobel Peace Prize from the Chairman of the Norwegian Read more about Awards Ceremonies[…]

Alfred Nobel

Alfred Nobel: Born : October 21, 1833 Place of birth : Stockholm, Sweden Died : December 10, 1896 Place of death : Sanremo, Italy Occupation : Chemist, Engineer, Innovator, Armaments manufacturer and the inventor of dynamite. Nationality : Sweden Biography: Alfred Nobel was one of four sons of Immanuel Nobel (1801 – 1872) and Andriette Read more about Alfred Nobel[…]

History of Swedish Academy’s Nobel Library

History of Swedish Academy’s Nobel Library Nobel Library is an instrument of the Swedish Academy’s prize work. It was founded in 1901 in connection with the Academy’s newly established Nobel Institute. Its primary function was to provide the Nobel Committee and the Institute’s employees all NECESSARY literature in the work of the literary Nobel Prize. Read more about History of Swedish Academy’s Nobel Library[…]