Youngest Nobel Prize Winners

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Nobel Prize is arguably the world’s biggest prize. People do tremendous work all through their lives in hope to achieve the feat of winning the Nobel Prize — but so far less than 1000 people have been honored this prestigious prize. You will, however, be surprised that age has nothing to do with winning the world’s greatest laurel. The youngest winner of Nobel Prize is Malala Yousafzai — a brave Pakistani girl who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 at the age of only 17 years. Malala is far younger than the person behind her, Lawrence Bragg. Do you know who all are the youngest winners of the Nobel Prize? Well, here we present the list!

From Dashamlav Knowledge Base, we have compiled the list of people who won the Nobel prize at the age of 35 of less. Here we go!

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Youngest Nobel Prize Winners

Youngest Nobel Prize Winners
Age at the time of win Winner Year Prize Category
17 years Malala Yousafzai 2014 The Nobel Peace Prize
25 years Lawrence Bragg 1915 The Nobel Prize in Physics
31 years Werner Heisenberg 1932 The Nobel Prize in Physics
31 years Paul A.M. Dirac 1933 The Nobel Prize in Physics
31 years Carl D. Anderson 1936 The Nobel Prize in Physics
31 years Tsung-Dao Lee 1957 The Nobel Prize in Physics
32 years Rudolf Mössbauer 1961 The Nobel Prize in Physics
32 years Frederick G. Banting 1923 The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
32 years Mairead Corrigan 1976 The Nobel Peace Prize
32 years Tawakkol Karman 2011 The Nobel Peace Prize
33 years Brian D. Josephson 1973 The Nobel Prize in Physics
33 years Joshua Lederberg 1958 The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
33 years Betty Williams 1976 The Nobel Peace Prize
33 years Rigoberta Menchú Tum 1992 The Nobel Peace Prize
34 years Donald A. Glaser 1960 The Nobel Prize in Physics
34 years James Watson 1962 The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
35 years Guglielmo Marconi 1909 The Nobel Prize in Physics
35 years Max von Laue 1914 The Nobel Prize in Physics
35 years Arthur H. Compton 1927 The Nobel Prize in Physics
35 years Chen Ning Yang 1957 The Nobel Prize in Physics
35 years Frédéric Joliot 1935 The Nobel Prize in Chemistry
35 years Martin Luther King Jr. 1964 The Nobel Peace Prize
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