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The winners of the Nobel Prize

The timeline shows the country of birth for all Nobel Prize laureates. Click a flag to read the prize motivation.

975 winners


Top 3 by number of prizes

usa283
gbr106
deu85

Top 6 by number of prizes

usa283
gbr106
deu85
fra58
info29
swe28

Top 10 by number of prizes

usa283
gbr106
deu85
fra58
info29
swe28
pol28
jpn28
rus27
can21


2021 - 2021


2020 - 2001


2000 - 1981


1980 - 1961


1960 - 1941

1942 – No prize awarded
1941 – No prize awarded


1940 - 1921

1940 – No prize awarded


1920 - 1901

Method and sources

The flags above are based on the country of birth of the Nobel laureates. Flags may be missing for several reasons: The winner can be an organization and thus lack country of birth; The country may have ceased to exist (eg Soviet Union). We have chosen to only display flags for countries who are members of the United Nations.

Sveriges Riksbank's Prize in Economic Sciences was established in connection with the Riksbank's 300th anniversary in 1968. The prize is awarded every year to a person or persons in the field of economic sciences who have produced work of outstanding importance. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences appoints the prize-winner(s) according to the same principles as for the Nobel Prizes and it is presented alongside the other categories in this application.

Data is sourced from The Nobel Foundation's open data. https://www.nobelprize.org/about/developer-zone-2/.

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