Tag: nobel prize in literature

Poland Quiz

1. Who is the first pope from Poland?

2. Which countries annexed Poland in 1939?

3. Who was the leader of Solidarity?

4. Who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1980?

5. Who was the king of Poland in 960-992?

6. Which of the following poets is a woman?

7. How many medals were won by Poland in Moscow Olympics 1980?

8. Who succeeded Karol Wojtyla as archbishop of Krakow?

9. Who of the following is not a patron saint of Poland?

10. Who painted ” Lake Switez “?

11. When did Poland become a member of the European Union?

12. How are Lech Kaczynaki who became president on December 23, 2005 and Jaroslaw Kaczynaki who became prime minister on July 10, 2006 related?

13. Who was born in Warsaw and became National Security Advisor in USA?

14. Which is the currency of Poland?

15. Who invented interferometer?

16. Who first discovered an extra-solar planet?

17. Who of the following offered to die for another during World War II?

18. Who won the Battle of Danzig in 1807?

19. In which city is the Central Museum of Textiles?

20. When was LOT Polish Airlines founded?

21. Who won the Shipping Line of the year 2007 award?

22. Which is the national flower of Poland?

23. Which mast collapsed in 1991?

24. Which of the following rivers empties into the Baltic Sea?

25. When is the National Day of Poland?

Originally posted 2017-02-24 22:33:12.

List of “The Nobel Prize in Literature” Winners

The Nobel Prize in Literature is awarded by the Swedish Academy.

2015 – Svetlana Alexievich

2014 – Patrick Modiano

2013 – Alice Munro

2012 – Mo Yan

2011 – Tomas Tranströmer

2010 – Mario Vargas Llosa

2009 – Herta Müller

2008 – Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio

2007 – Doris Lessing

2006 – Orhan Pamuk

2005 – Harold Pinter

2004 – Elfriede Jelinek

2003 – John M. Coetzee

2002 – Imre Kertész

2001 – Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul

2000 – Gao Xingjian

1999 – Günter Grass

1998 – José Saramago

1997 – Dario Fo

1996 – Wislawa Szymborska

1995 – Seamus Heaney

1994 – Kenzaburo Oe

1993 – Toni Morrison

1992 – Derek Walcott

1991 – Nadine Gordimer

1990 – Octavio Paz

1989 – Camilo José Cela

1988 – Naguib Mahfouz

1987 – Joseph Brodsky

1986 – Wole Soyinka

1985 – Claude Simon

1984 – Jaroslav Seifert

1983 – William Golding

1982 – Gabriel García Márquez

1981 – Elias Canetti

1980 – Czeslaw Milosz

1979 – Odysseus Elytis

1978 – Isaac Bashevis Singer

1977 – Vicente Aleixandre

1976 – Saul Bellow

1975 – Eugenio Montale

1974 – Eyvind Johnson

1974 – Harry Martinson

1973 – Patrick White

1972 – Heinrich Böll

1971 – Pablo Neruda

1970 – Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn

1969 – Samuel Beckett

1968 – Yasunari Kawabata

1967 – Miguel Angel Asturias

1966 – Shmuel Yosef Agnon

1966 – Nelly Sachs

1965 – Mikhail Aleksandrovich Sholokhov

1964 – Jean-Paul Sartre

1963 – Giorgos Seferis

1962 – John Steinbeck

1961 – Ivo Andric

1960 – Saint-John Perse

1959 – Salvatore Quasimodo

1958 – Boris Leonidovich Pasternak

1957 – Albert Camus

1956 – Juan Ramón Jiménez

1955 – Halldór Kiljan Laxness

1954 – Ernest Miller Hemingway

1953 – Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

1952 – François Mauriac

1951 – Pär Fabian Lagerkvist

1950 – Earl (Bertrand Arthur William) Russell

1949 – William Faulkner

1948 – Thomas Stearns Eliot

1947 – André Paul Guillaume Gide

1946 – Hermann Hesse

1945 – Gabriela Mistral

1944 – Johannes Vilhelm Jensen

1943 – No Nobel Prize was awarded this year. The prize money was with 1/3 allocated to the Main Fund and with 2/3 to the Special Fund of this prize section.

1942 – No Nobel Prize was awarded this year. The prize money was with 1/3 allocated to the Main Fund and with 2/3 to the Special Fund of this prize section.

1941 – No Nobel Prize was awarded this year. The prize money was with 1/3 allocated to the Main Fund and with 2/3 to the Special Fund of this prize section.

1940 – No Nobel Prize was awarded this year. The prize money was with 1/3 allocated to the Main Fund and with 2/3 to the Special Fund of this prize section.

1939 – Frans Eemil Sillanpää

1938 – Pearl Buck

1937 – Roger Martin du Gard

1936 – Eugene Gladstone O’Neill

1935 – No Nobel Prize was awarded this year. The prize money was with 1/3 allocated to the Main Fund and with 2/3 to the Special Fund of this prize section.

1934 – Luigi Pirandello

1933 – Ivan Alekseyevich Bunin

1932 – John Galsworthy

1931 – Erik Axel Karlfeldt

1930 – Sinclair Lewis

1929 – Thomas Mann

1928 – Sigrid Undset

1927 – Henri Bergson

1926 – Grazia Deledda

1925 – George Bernard Shaw

1924 – Wladyslaw Stanislaw Reymont

1923 – William Butler Yeats

1922 – Jacinto Benavente

1921 – Anatole France

1920 – Knut Pedersen Hamsun

1919 – Carl Friedrich Georg Spitteler

1918 – No Nobel Prize was awarded this year. The prize money was allocated to the Special Fund of this prize section.

1917 – Karl Adolph Gjellerup

1917 – Henrik Pontoppidan

1916 – Carl Gustaf Verner von Heidenstam

1915 – Romain Rolland

1914 – No Nobel Prize was awarded this year. The prize money was allocated to the Special Fund of this prize section.

1913 – Rabindranath Tagore

1912 – Gerhart Johann Robert Hauptmann

1911 – Count Maurice (Mooris) Polidore Marie Bernhard Maeterlinck

1910 – Paul Johann Ludwig Heyse

1909 – Selma Ottilia Lovisa Lagerlöf

1908 – Rudolf Christoph Eucken

1907 – Rudyard Kipling

1906 – Giosuè Carducci

1905 – Henryk Sienkiewicz

1904 – Frédéric Mistral

1904 – José Echegaray y Eizaguirre

1903 – Bjørnstjerne Martinus Bjørnson

1902 – Christian Matthias Theodor Mommsen

1901 – Sully Prudhomme

Source: http://nobelprize.org

Originally posted 2017-02-24 22:30:21.

List of Nobel Prize Awarded Women

40 women have been awarded the Nobel Prize between 1901 and 2009. Marie Curie has been honoured twice, with the 1903 Nobel Prize in Physics and the 1911 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Thus, the Nobel Prize and Prize in Economic Sciences have been awarded to women 41 times between 1901 and 2009.

The Nobel Prize in Physics
1963 – Maria Goeppert-Mayer
1903 – Marie Curie

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry
2009 – Ada E. Yonath
1964 – Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin
1935 – Irène Joliot-Curie
1911 – Marie Curie

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
2009 – Elizabeth H. Blackburn
2009 – Carol W. Greider
2008 – Françoise Barré-Sinoussi
2004 – Linda B. Buck
1995 – Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard
1988 – Gertrude B. Elion
1986 – Rita Levi-Montalcini
1983 – Barbara McClintock
1977 – Rosalyn Yalow
1947 – Gerty Cori

The Nobel Prize in Literature
2009 – Herta Müller
2007 – Doris Lessing
2004 – Elfriede Jelinek
1996 – Wislawa Szymborska
1993 – Toni Morrison
1991 – Nadine Gordimer
1966 – Nelly Sachs
1945 – Gabriela Mistral
1938 – Pearl Buck
1928 – Sigrid Undset
1926 – Grazia Deledda
1909 – Selma Lagerlöf

The Nobel Peace Prize
2004 – Wangari Maathai
2003 – Shirin Ebadi
1997 – Jody Williams
1992 – Rigoberta Menchú Tum
1991 – Aung San Suu Kyi
1982 – Alva Myrdal
1979 – Mother Teresa
1976 – Betty Williams
1976 – Mairead Corrigan
1946 – Emily Greene Balch
1931 – Jane Addams
1905 – Bertha von Suttner

The Prize in Economic Sciences
2009 – Elinor Ostrom

Originally posted 2016-05-20 20:19:29.