Noble prize Info

Posted: February 20, 2013 in Current affairs


Value of the Nobel Prize

The amount of each prize varies with the income from the fund. The value of nobel prize was150,782 Swedish Crown in 1901. Now the value of nobel prize has increased to10,000,000 Swedish Crown in 2004 as compared to 9,000,000 Swedish Crown in 2000. No Nobel Prize was awarded for 1940, 1941 and 1942; Prizes for Literature were not awarded for 1914, 1918 and 1943.

Maximum Nobel Prizes

US citizenshave won outright as well as shared the maximum number of Nobel Prizes.Individually, the only person to have two Nobel Prizes:Dr Linus Carl Pauling,Professor of Chemistry at California. He received the Nobel Prize for Chemistryin 1954 and the Peace Prize in 1962

First Coupleto Receive the Nobel Prize : Madame Marie Curie shared the 1903 Nobel Prize forPhysics with her husband Pierre Curie, she later won the Nobel Prize forChemistry in 1911,

Three Nobel Prizes…

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