List of Women Nobel Prize Winners (1901-2016)


Nobel Prize and Prize in Economic Sciences have been awarded to women 49 times between 1901 and 2016. Only one woman, Marie Curie, has been honoured twice, with the 1903 Nobel Prize in Physics and the 1911 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. This means that 48 women in total have been awarded the Nobel Prize between 1901 and 2016.


Below is a list of all women Nobel Prize winners—
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
2015 : Tu Youyou (China)
2014 : May-Britt Moser (Norway)
2009 : Elizabeth Blackburn (Australia-US)
2009 : Carol W. Greider (US)
2008 : Françoise Barré-Sinoussi (France)
2004 : Linda B. Buck (US)
1995 : Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard (Germany)
1988 : Gertrude B. Elion (US)
1986 : Rita Levi-Montalcini (Italy-US)
1983 : Barbara McClintock (US)
1977 : Rosalyn Sussman Yalow (US)
1947 : Gerty Theresa Cori (US)

Nobel Prize in Literature
2015 : Svetlana Alexievich (Belarus) – Literature
2013 : Alice Munro (Canada) – Literature
2009 : Herta Müller (Germany-Romania) – Literature
2007 : Doris Lessing (UK) – Literature
2004 : Elfriede Jelinek (Austria) – Literature
1996 : Wisława Szymborska (Poland) – Literature
1993 : Toni Morrison (US) – Literature
1991 : Nadine Gordimer (South Africa) – Literature
1966 : Nelly Sachs (Sweden-Germany) – Literature
1945 : Gabriela Mistral (Chile) – Literature
1938 : Pearl S. Buck (US) – Literature
1928 : Sigrid Undset (Norway) – Literature
1926 : Grazia Deledda (Italy) – Literature
1909 : Selma Lagerlöf (Sweden) – Literature

Nobel Peace Prize
2014 : Malala Yousafzai (Pakistan)
2011 : Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (Liberia)
2011 : Leymah Gbowee (Liberia)
2011 : Tawakel Karman (Yemen)
2004 : Wangari Maathai (Kenya)
2003 : Shirin Ebadi (Iran)
1997 : Jody Williams (US)
1992 : Rigoberta Menchú (Guatemala)
1991 : Aung San Suu Kyi (Burma)
1982 : Alva Myrdal (Sweden)
1979 : Mother Teresa (India-Yugoslavia)
1976 : Betty Williams (UK)
1976 : Mairead Corrigan (UK)
1946 : Emily Greene Balch (US)
1931 : Jane Addams (US)
1905 : Bertha von Suttner (Austria–Hungary)

Nobel Prize in Chemistry
2009 : Ada E. Yonath (Israel)
1964 : Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin (UK)
1935 : Irène Joliot-Curie (France)
1911 : Marie Skłodowska Curie (Poland-France)

Nobel Prize in Physics
1963 : Maria Goeppert-Mayer (US)
1903 : Marie Skłodowska Curie (Poland-France)

Nobel Prize in Economics
2009 : Elinor Ostrom (US)

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