List of Noble Peace Prize Winners (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.

Read : Nobel Peace Prize 2016 awarded to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos

The Norwegian Nobel Committee each year awards the Nobel Peace Prize. As of 2015, the Peace Prize has been awarded to 103 individuals and 23 organizations.

Here is the full list of the Nobel Peace Prize Winners  —

2016 : Juan Manuel Santos (Colombia)
2015 : Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet (Tunisia)
2014 : Kailash Satyarthi (India) and Malala Yousafzai (Pakistan)
2013 : Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
2012 : European Union
2011 : Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (Liberia), Leymah Gbowee (Liberia) and Tawakkul Karman (Yemen)
2010 : Liu Xiaobo (China)
2009 : Barack Obama (US)
2008 : Martti Ahtisaari (Finland)
2007 : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and Al Gore (US)
2006 : Muhammad Yunus (Bangladesh) and Grameen Bank (Bangladesh)
2005 : International Atomic Energy Agency and Mohamed ElBaradei (Egypt)
2004 : Wangari Muta Maathai (Kenya)
2003 : Shirin Ebadi (Iran)
2002 : Jimmy Carter (US)
2001 : United Nations and Kofi Annan (Ghana)
2000 : Kim Dae-jung (South Korea)
1999 : Médecins Sans Frontières (Switzerland)
1998 : John Hume (Ireland) and David Trimble (UK)
1997 : International Campaign to Ban Landmines and Jody Williams (US)
1996 : Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo (East Timor) and José Ramos-Horta (East Timor)

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1995 :
Joseph Rotblat (UK) and Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs
1994 : Yasser Arafat (Palestine), Yitzhak Rabin (Israel) and Shimon Peres (Israel)
1993 : Nelson Mandela (South Africa) and Frederik Willem de Klerk (South Africa)
1992 : Rigoberta Menchú (Guatemala)
1991 : Aung San Suu Kyi (Burma)
1990 : Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev (Soviet Union)
1989 : Tenzin Gyatso- 14th Dalai Lama (India)
1988 : United Nations Peace-Keeping Forces
1987 : Óscar Arias (Costa Rica)
1986 : Elie Wiesel (US)
1985 : International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War
1984 : Desmond Tutu (South Africa)
1983 : Lech Wałęsa (Poland)
1982 : Alva Myrdal (Sweden) and Alfonso García Robles (Mexico)
1981 : Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
1980 : Adolfo Pérez Esquivel (Argentina)
1979 : Mother Teresa (India)
1978 : Mohamed Anwar Al-Sadat (Egypt) and Menachem Begin (Israel)
1977 : Amnesty International
1976 : Betty Williams (UK) and
1975 : Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov (Soviet Union)
1974 : Seán MacBride (Ireland) and Eisaku Satō (Japan)
1973 : Henry Kissinger (US) and Lê Đức Thọ (North Vietnam)
1972 : Not awarded
1971 : Willy Brandt (West Germany)
1970 : Norman E. Borlaug (US)
1969 : International Labour Organization
1968 : René Cassin (France)
1967 : Not awarded
1966 : Not awarded
1965 : United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
1964 : Martin Luther King, Jr. (US)
1963 : International Committee of the Red Cross and League of Red Cross Societies
1962 : Linus Carl Pauling (US)
1961 : Dag Hammarskjöld (Sweden)
1960 : Albert Lutuli (South Africa)
1959 : Philip Noel-Baker (UK)
1958 : Dominique Pire (Belgium)
1957 : Lester Bowles Pearson (Canada)
1956 : Not awarded
1955 : Not awarded
1954 : Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
1953 : George Catlett Marshall (US)
1952 : Albert Schweitzer (France)
1951 : Léon Jouhaux (France)
1950 : Ralph Bunche (US)
1949 : The Lord Boyd-Orr (UK)
1948 : Not awarded
1947 : Friends Service Council (UK) and American Friends Service Committee (US)
1946 : Emily Greene Balch (US) and John Raleigh Mott (US)
1945 : Cordell Hull (US)
1944 : International Committee of the Red Cross
1943 : Not awarded
1942 : Not awarded
1941 : Not awarded
1940 : Not awarded
1939 : Not awarded
1938 : Nansen International Office for Refugees
1937 : The Viscount Cecil of Chelwood (UK)
1936 : Carlos Saavedra Lamas (Argentina)
1935 : Carl von Ossietzk (Germany)
1934 : Arthur Henderson (UK)
1933 : Sir Norman Angell (UK)
1932 : Not awarded
1931 : Jane Addams (US) and Nicholas Murray Butler (US)
1930 : Nathan Söderblom (Sweden)
1929 : Frank B. Kellogg (US)
1928 : Not awarded
1927 : Ferdinand Buisson (France) and Ludwig Quidde (Germany)
1926 : Aristide Briand (France) and Gustav Stresemann (Germany)
1925 : Sir Austen Chamberlain (UK) and Charles G. Dawes (US)
1924 : Not awarded
1923 : Not awarded
1922 : Fridtjof Nansen (Norway)
1921 : Hjalmar Branting (Sweden) and Christian Lange (Norway)
1920 : Léon Bourgeois (France)
1919 : Woodrow Wilson (US)
1918 : Not awarded
1917 : International Committee of the Red Cross
1916 : Not awarded
1915 : Not awarded
1914 : Not awarded
1913 : Henri La Fontaine (Belgium)
1912 : Elihu Root (US)
1911 : Tobias Asser (Netherlands) and Alfred Fried (Austria-Hungary)
1910 : Permanent International Peace Bureau
1909 : Auguste Beernaert (Belgium) and Paul Henri d'Estournelles de Constant (France)
1908 : Klas Pontus Arnoldson (Sweden) and Fredrik Bajer (Denmark)
1907 : Ernesto Teodoro Moneta (Italy) and Louis Renault (France)
1906 : Theodore Roosevelt (US)
1905 : Bertha von Suttner (Austria-Hungary)
1904 : Institute of International Law
1903 : William Randal Cremer (UK)
1902 : Élie Ducommun (Switzerland) and Charles Albert Gobat (Switzerland)
1901 : Henry Dunant (Switzerland) and Frédéric Passy (France)

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