A total of 61 Nobel Prizes and the Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences have been awarded to 60 women. Only one woman, Marie Curie, has been honoured twice, with the Nobel Prize in Physics 1903 and the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1911.
The distribution of Nobel prizes awarded to women is as follows:
18 women have won the Nobel Peace Prize
17 have won the Nobel Prize in Literature
12 have won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
8 have won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry
4 have won the Nobel Prize in Physics
2 have won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
(Myanmar is referred to as Burma for the times before 1989.)
1. When was the First Anglo-Burmese War?
2. Where did Thibaw, last king of Burma, die?
3. When was Burma separated from India?
The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded by a committee of five persons who are chosen by the Norwegian Storting.
2022 – Ales Bialiatski
2022 – Memorial Centre for Civil Liberties
2021 – Maria Ressa
2021 – Dmitry Muratov
2020 – World Food Programme
2019 – Abiy Ahmed
2018 – Denis Mukwege
2018 – Nadia Murad
2017 – International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons
2016 – Juan Manuel Santos