List of Indians who won Nobel Prize


List of Indians Who won Nobel Prize

Name of Person Field Year based on the Contribution
1. Rabindranath Tagore Literature 1913 Because of his profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse, by which, with consummate skill, he has made his poetic thought, expressed in his own English words, a part of the literature of the West.
2. C.V. Raman Physics 1930 For his work on the scattering of light and for the discovery of the effect named after him.
3. Har Gobind Khorana Jointly with Robert W. Holley and Marshall W. Nirenberg Medicine 1968 For their interpretation of the genetic code and its function in protein synthesis.
4. Mother Teresa Peace 1979 Humanitarian work.
5. Subrahmanyam Chandrasekhar Physics 1983 For his theoretical studies of the physical processes of importance to the structure and evolution of the stars.
6. Amartya Sen Economic Sciences 1998 For his contributions to welfare economics.
7. Venkatraman Ramakrishnan Jointly with Thomas A. Steitz and Ada E. Yonath Chemistry 2009 For studies of the structure and function of the ribosome.
8. Kailash Satyarthi Jointly with Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan. Peace 2014 For his struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.


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