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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.

Samuel Barclay Beckett

Samuel Barclay Beckett

1906-1989
Playwright
Sitter in 41 portraits
Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett, Baron Blackett

Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett, Baron Blackett

1897-1974
Physicist; government and military advisor
Sitter in 26 portraits
Sir Ernst Chain

Sir Ernst Chain

1906-1979
Biochemist
Sitter in 9 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
Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein

1879-1955
Physicist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Thomas Stearns ('T.S.') Eliot

Thomas Stearns ('T.S.') Eliot

1888-1965
Poet
Sitter in 67 portraits
Sir Alexander Fleming

Sir Alexander Fleming

1881-1955
Bacteriologist and discoverer of penicillin
Sitter in 24 portraits
Dennis Gabor (né Günszberg) (Dénes Gábor)

Dennis Gabor (né Günszberg) (Dénes Gábor)

1900-1979
Electronics engineer and humanist
Sitter in 5 portraits
John Galsworthy

John Galsworthy

1867-1933
Novelist and playwright
Sitter in 44 portraits
André Gide

André Gide

1869-1951
Novelist and critic
Sitter in 9 portraits
Sir William Gerald Golding

Sir William Gerald Golding

1911-1993
Writer
Sitter in 8 portraits
Seamus Justin Heaney

Seamus Justin Heaney

1939-2013
Poet and Nobel Prize winner
Sitter in 24 portraits
Antony Hewish

Antony Hewish

1924-
Radio astronomer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin

Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin

1910-1994
Chemist and crystallographer; Nobel Prize winner; wife of Thomas Lionel Hodgkin
Sitter in 17 portraits
Sir John Cowdray Kendrew

Sir John Cowdray Kendrew

1917-1997
Molecular biophysicist
Sitter in 4 portraits
(Joseph) Rudyard Kipling

(Joseph) Rudyard Kipling

1865-1936
Writer and poet
Sitter associated with 40 portraits
Doris May Lessing

Doris May Lessing

1919-2013
Writer; Nobel Prize winner
Sitter in 16 portraits