Nobel Prize Winners of 2019

As we all know, Nobel Prize is considered to be the world’s most prestigious honor. Alfred Nobel established his award in 1895. The Nobel Prizes were first awarded in the year 1901. Now this award is bestowed annually in the fields of Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature, Economics and Peace. Various Swedish and Norwegian institutions select awardees every year.

Nobel Prize Laureates of the Year 2019

Winners of Nobel Prize in Physics 2019

  1. James Peebles (CAD, USA),
  2. Michel Mayor (CHE),
  3. Didier Queloz (CHE)

Motivation for the award: for theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology.

Winners of Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019

  1. John B. Goodenough (USA),
  2. M. Stanley Whittingham (USA, UK),
  3. Akira Yoshino (JPN)

Motivation for the award: for the development of lithium-ion batteries.

Winners of Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2019

  1. William Kaelin Jr. (USA),
  2. Peter J. Ratcliffe (UK),
  3. Gregg L. Semenza (USA)

Motivation for the award: for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.

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Winners of Nobel Prize in Economics 2019

  1. Abhijit Banerjee (IND, USA),
  2. Esther Duflo (FRA, USA),
  3. Michael Kremer (USA)

Motivation for the award: for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.

Winner of Nobel Peace Prize 2019

Abiy Ahmed Ali (ETH)

Motivation for the award: for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea.

Winner of Nobel Prize in Literature 2019

Peter Handke (AUT)

Motivation for the award: for an influential work that with linguistic ingenuity has explored the periphery and the specificity of human experience.