Nobel Prize- Indian Nobel prize winning personalities
Nobel Prize is an annual International award given to Internationally nominated persons for advancements in the fields of Science and Culture.It was first awarded in 1901 with Sweden as the hosting country.It is named after Sweden engineer,chemist and inventor Alfred Nobel.
Following is a list of Nobel Prize winners of India from beginning till now.The list includes all the people who were born in India,born in India but with foreign citizenship and also those who were born outside India but had Indian citizenship:
Nobel Prize Winners of India Origin:
1.)Rabindranath Tagore (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941)
Rabindranath Tagore was the first Indian to win Nobel Prize.
2.) Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman (7 November 1888 – 21 November 1970)
Dr. Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman won Nobel Prize for his notable work in field of Physics.
3.) Amartya Sen (3 November 1933)
He won Nobel Prize in 1998.
Nobel Prize Winners: Foreign Indian Citizen:
1.) Ronald Ross (13 May 1857 – 16 September 1932)
Won Nobel Prize in 1902 for his notable work against Malaria.
2.) Rudyard Kipling (30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936)
Won Nobel Prize in 1907
Nobel Prize Winners : Foreign born Indian citizens:
1.) Mother Teresa (26 August 1910 – 5 September 1997)
Mother Teresa was Roman Catholic Nun born in Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu and known for her work for the benefites of poor,sick,orphaned and other needy peoples.
Nobel Prize Winners: Indian Born Foreign Citizens:
1.) Abdus Salam (January 29, 1926– November 21, 1996)
Field:Nobel Prize in Physics (1979)
2.) HarGobind Khorana (January 9, 1922)
Field: Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1968)
3.) Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar (October 19, 1910 – August 21, 1995)
Field: Nobel Prize in Physics (1983)
4.) Venkatraman Ramakrishnan (Born 1952)
Field: Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2009)
5.) V. S. Naipaul (Born 17 August 1932)
Field: Nobel Prize in Literature (2001)
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