List of Nobel Prize Winners in Chemistry (1901-2016)


Nobel Prizes :
 This award was set up in 1900 under the will of Alfred Bernhard Nobel. Alfred Nobel was an unmarried Swedish scientist and chemical engineer who discovered Nitroglycerine and its use in the manufacture of dynamics in 1866. This award was instituted in 1901 and is given annually to those persons who have made outstanding contribution in literature, physics, chemistry, medicine, peace and economics. Nobel Prize For Economic Science has been instituted from 1969.

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry is awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to scientists in the various fields of chemistry.

Here is the full list of the Nobel laureates in Chemistry—
2016 : Sir J. Fraser Stoddart (USA), Jean-Pierre Sauvage (France) and Bernard L. Feringa (Netherlands)
2015 : Tomas Lindahl (UK), Paul L. Modrich (US) and Aziz Sancar (US)
2014 : Eric Betzig (US), Stefan W. Hell (Germany) and William E. Moerner (US)
2013 : Martin Karplus (US), Michael Levitt (South Africa) and Arieh Warshel (Israel)
2012 : Robert Lefkowitz (US) and Brian Kobilka (US)
2011 : Dan Shechtman (Israel)
2010 : Richard F. Heck (US), Ei-ichi Negishi (Japan) and Akira Suzuki (Japan)
2009 : Venkatraman Ramakrishnan (UK), Thomas A. Steitz (US) and Ada E. Yonath (Israel)
2008 : Osamu Shimomura (Japan), Martin Chalfie (US) and Roger Y. Tsien (US)
2007 : Gerhard Ertl (Germany)
2006 : Roger D. Kornberg (US)
2005 : Yves Chauvin (France), Robert H. Grubbs (US) and Richard R. Schrock (US)
2004 : Aaron Ciechanover (Israel), Avram Hershko (Israel) and Irwin Rose (US)
2003 : Peter Agre (US) and Roderick MacKinnon (US)
2002 : John B. Fenn (US), Koichi Tanaka (Japan) and Kurt Wüthrich (Switzerland)
2001 : William S. Knowles (US), Ryōji Noyori (Japan) and K. Barry Sharpless (US)
2000 : Alan J. Heeger (US), Alan G. MacDiarmid (US-New Zealand) and Hideki Shirakawa (Japan)
1999 : Ahmed Zewail (Egypt)

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1998 :
Walter Kohn (US) and John A. Pople (UK)
1997 : Paul D. Boyer (US), John E. Walker (UK) and Jens C. Skou (Denmark)
1996 : Robert F. Curl Jr. (US), Sir Harold W. Kroto (UK) and Richard E. Smalley (US)
1995 : Paul J. Crutzen (Netherlands), Mario J. Molina (Mexico) and F. Sherwood Rowland (US)
1994 : George A. Olah (US)
1993 : Kary B. Mullis (US) and Michael Smith (Canada)
1992 : Rudolph A. Marcus (Canada-US)
1991 : Richard R. Ernst (Switzerland)
1990 : Elias James Corey (US)
1989 : Sidney Altman (US) and Thomas Cech (US)
1988 : Johann Deisenhofer (West Germany), Robert Huber (West Germany) and Hartmut Michel (West Germany)
1987 : Donald J. Cram (US), Jean-Marie Lehn (France) and Charles J. Pedersen (US)
1986 : Dudley R. Herschbach (US), Yuan T. Lee (US) and John C. Polanyi (Canada)
1985 : Herbert A. Hauptman (US) and Jerome Karle (US)
1984 : Robert Bruce Merrifield (US)
1983 : Henry Taube (US)
1982 : Aaron Klug (UK)
1981 : Kenichi Fukui (Japan) and Roald Hoffmann (US)
1980 : Paul Berg (US), Walter Gilbert (US) and Frederick Sanger (UK)
1979 : Herbert C. Brown (US) and Georg Wittig (West Germany)
1978 : Peter D. Mitchell (UK)
1977 : Ilya Prigogine (Belgium)
1976 : William N. Lipscomb (US)
1975 : John Warcup Cornforth (Australia) and Vladimir Prelog (Yugoslavia-Switzerland)
1974 : Paul J. Flory (US)
1973 : Ernst Otto Fischer (West Germany) and Geoffrey Wilkinson (UK)
1972 : Christian B. Anfinsen (US), Stanford Moore (US) and William H. Stein (US)
1971 : Gerhard Herzberg (Canada)
1970 : Luis F. Leloir (Argentina)
1969 : Derek H. R. Barton (UK) and Odd Hassel (Norway)
1968 : Lars Onsager (US)
1967 : Manfred Eigen (West Germany), Ronald George Wreyford Norrish (UK) and George Porter (UK)
1966 : Robert S. Mulliken (US)
1965 : Robert Burns Woodward (US)
1964 : Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin (UK)
1963 : Karl Ziegler (West Germany) and Giulio Natta (Italy)
1962 : Max Ferdinand Perutz (UK) and John Cowdery Kendrew (UK)
1961 : Melvin Calvin (US)
1960 : Willard Frank Libby (US)
1959 : Jaroslav Heyrovský (Czechoslovakia)
1958 : Frederick Sanger (UK)
1957 : Lord (Alexander R.) Todd (UK)
1956 : Sir Cyril Norman Hinshelwood (UK) and Nikolay Nikolaevich Semenov (Soviet Union)
1955 : Vincent du Vigneaud (US)
1954 : Linus Carl Pauling (US)
1953 : Hermann Staudinger (West Germany)
1952 : Archer John Porter Martin (UK) and Richard Laurence Millington Synge (UK)
1951 : Edwin Mattison McMillan (US) and Glenn Theodore Seaborg (US)
1950 : Otto Paul Hermann Diels (West Germany) and Kurt Alder (West Germany)
1949 : William Francis Giauque (US)
1948 : Arne Wilhelm Kaurin Tiselius (Sweden)
1947 : Sir Robert Robinson (UK)
1946 : James Batcheller Sumner (US), John Howard Northrop (US) and Wendell Meredith Stanley (US)
1945 : Artturi Ilmari Virtanen (Finland)
1944 : Otto Hahn (Germany)
1943 : George de Hevesy (Germany)
1942 : Not awarded
1941 : Not awarded
1940 : Not awarded
1939 : Adolf Friedrich Johann Butenandt (Germany) and Leopold Ruzicka (Switzerland)
1938 : Richard Kuhn (Germany)
1937 : Walter Norman Haworth (UK) and Paul Karrer (Switzerland)
1936 : Petrus (Peter) Josephus Wilhelmus Debye (Netherlands)
1935 : Frédéric Joliot (France) and Irène Joliot-Curie (France)
1934 : Harold Clayton Urey (US)
1933 : Not awarded
1932 : Irving Langmuir (US)
1931 : Carl Bosch (Germany) and Friedrich Bergius (Germany)
1930 : Hans Fischer (Germany)
1929 : Arthur Harden (UK) and Hans Karl August Simon von Euler-Chelpin (Sweden)
1928 : Adolf Otto Reinhold Windaus (Germany)
1927 : Heinrich Otto Wieland (Germany)
1926 : The (Theodor) Svedberg (Sweden)
1925 : Richard Adolf Zsigmondy (Germany)
1924 : Not awarded
1923 : Fritz Pregl (Austria)
1922 : Francis William Aston (UK)
1921 : Frederick Soddy (UK)
1920 : Walther Hermann Nernst (Germany)
1919 : Not awarded
1918 : Fritz Haber (Germany)
1917 : Not awarded
1916 : Not awarded
1915 : Richard Martin Willstätter (Germany)
1914 : Theodore William Richards (US)
1913 : Alfred Werner (Switzerland)
1912 : Victor Grignard (France) and Paul Sabatier (France)
1911 : Maria Skłodowska-Curie (Poland-France)
1910 : Otto Wallach (Germany)
1909 : Wilhelm Ostwald (Germany)
1908 : Ernest Rutherford (UK)
1907 : Eduard Buchner (Germany)
1906 : Henri Moissan (France)
1905 : Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Adolf von Baeyer (Germany)
1904 : Sir William Ramsay (UK)
1903 : Svante August Arrhenius (Sweden)
1902 : Hermann Emil Fischer (Germany)
1901 : Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff (Netherlands)

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