Who Won the First Nobel Prize?


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Physics: Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen
Chemistry: Jacobus H. van 't Hoff
Medicine: Emil von Behring
Literature: Sully Prudhomme
Peace: Henry Dunant and Frédéric Passy.
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A large number of people have been awarded the Nobel prize since 1901. Some of them are Zhores Alferov, Jens Skou, Dale Mortesnsen, Lev Landau, Pyotr Kapitsa, Leonid Kantorovich, John Hicks, Pieter Zeeman, Maria Mayer, Marie Curie, Ada Yonath, Elizabeth Blackburn and Linda Buck.
The first person to receive the Nobel Peace Prize in 1901 was Henry Dunant, founder of the Red Cross. He shared the prize with Frédéric Passy, a leading international pacifist of the time. Throughout history, the prize is awarded by a committee of five persons who are chosen by the Norwegian Storting.
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