Some fascinating facts about the Nobel Prize
The first Nobel Prize in physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, and peace was awarded in 1901.
From 1901 to 2019, women were awarded the Nobel Prize 53 times.
Marie Curie is the only woman to have received the Nobel Prize in both physics and chemistry, in 1903 and 1911, respectively.
Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai is the youngest Nobel winner. At the age of 17, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014.
Prior to it, Lawrence Bragg and his father shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1915.
This award has been given to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) three times (1917, 1944, and 1963)
Only four persons in the world’s history have received the Nobel Prize twice.
1) Madame Curie,
2) Linus Pauling,
3) John Bardeen,
4) Sanger Frederick
Linus Pauling is the only person to have received two Nobel Prizes in different fields.
1) Nobel Prize in Chemistry - 1954
2) Nobel Peace Prize 1962