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Nobel Prize Laureates


126 People in sitter grouping:

The Nobel Prize is a set of international awards, presented annually to individuals by committees in Sweden and Norway. Established by the chemist and engineer Alfred Bernhard Nobel in 1895, the prize is awarded to those recognised for making advancements in the fields of Chemistry, Physics, literature and Peace. Since 1968, the central bank of Sweden has also awarded the prize for economic sciences. Each recipient of the award receives a gold medal, a monetary award and a diploma. 6 Nobel Prize Laureates have received the award twice, including the Biochemist Frederick Sanger. Marie Curie was the first female Laureate and received the award in both categories of physics and chemistry.

Sir Norman Angell

Sir Norman Angell

1872-1967
Peace campaigner and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize; journalist; author; lecturer; politician; MP for Bradford North
Sitter in 20 portraits
Sir Frederick Grant Banting

Sir Frederick Grant Banting

1891-1941
Scientist, doctor and Nobel Prize winner; discoverer of insulin
Sitter in 6 portraits
Samuel Beckett

Samuel Beckett

1906-1989
Playwright
Sitter in 42 portraits
Patrick Blackett

Patrick Blackett

1897-1974
Physicist; government and military advisor; recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physics
Sitter in 26 portraits
Max Born

Max Born

1882-1970
German physicist
Sitter in 6 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Willy Brandt

1913-1992
German politician
Sitter in 1 portrait
Edgar Algernon Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood

Edgar Algernon Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood

1864-1958
Statesman; a creator of the League of Nations
Sitter in 29 portraits
Sir Ernst Chain

Sir Ernst Chain

1906-1979
Biochemist
Sitter in 9 portraits
Sir (Joseph) Austen Chamberlain

Sir (Joseph) Austen Chamberlain

1863-1937
Politician; recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize; son of Joseph Chamberlain
Sitter in 55 portraits
Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill

1874-1965
Prime Minister
Sitter in 217 portraits
Sir John Douglas Cockcroft

Sir John Douglas Cockcroft

1897-1967
Physicist and Nobel Prize winner
Sitter in 16 portraits
Sir John Cornforth

Sir John Cornforth

1917-2013
Chemist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Mairead Corrigan-Maguire

Mairead Corrigan-Maguire

1944-
Co-Founder, Northern Ireland Peace Movement, later Community of the Peace People; recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
Sitter in 2 portraits
Francis Harry Compton Crick

Francis Harry Compton Crick

1916-2004
Molecular biologist
Sitter in 10 portraits
Marie Curie

Marie Curie

1867-1934
Physicist and chemist; Nobel Prize winner
Sitter in 2 portraits
Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac

Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac

1902-1984
Physicist
Sitter in 3 portraits
Robert Edwards

Robert Edwards

1925-2013
Medical researcher; pioneer of IVF conception
Sitter in 1 portrait
Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein

1879-1955
Physicist
Sitter in 2 portraits
T.S. Eliot

T.S. Eliot

1888-1965
Poet
Sitter in 67 portraits
Sir Martin John Evans

Sir Martin John Evans

1941-
Director, Cardiff School of Biosciences, and Professor of Mammalian Genetics, University of Cardiff
Sitter in 2 portraits