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10 Interesting Facts about Nobel Prize

Nobel is the highest award of the world which someone can achieve in his life period. It had established in 1901 by Alfred Nobel. These are some interesting facts about Nobel Prize winners.

Two Nobel Prizes on Same Suject

John Bardeen is the only person who got two Nobel Prizes for Physics. He awarded with Nobel on 1956 and 1972.

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First Couple

First Couple

Pierre Curie and Marie Curie are the first couple who jointly received Nobel Prize for Physics in 1903.

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First Father and Son

First Father and Son

Sir William Henry Bragg and Sir William Bragg are the first father and son got Nobel Prize in the same year for same subject. They both got prize in 1915 for Physics.

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First UN Secretary General

First UN Secretary General

Dag Hammarskjöld was the first Secretary General of United Nations to reward with Nobel Prize for Peace. He got the Prize posthumously.

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Only Russian President

Only Russian President

Micheal Gorbachev is the only president of Russia who got Nobel Prize. He was honoured with Nobel for Peace in 1990.

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The Only Pakistani

The Only Pakistani

The only Pakistani who got Nobel Prize for Physics is Dr. Abdu Salam. He was rewarded with Nobel in 1979.

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First Politician got Literature Nobel

First Politician got Literature Nobel

Winston Spencer Churchill is the only political leader who got Nobel for Literature. He was the Prime Minister of Great Britain. He had rewarded with Nobel in 1953.

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First Black

First Black

Wole Soyinka was the first black race person who got Nobel for Literature. He got it in 1986.

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First Who Refused

First Who Refused

Jean-Paul Satre was the first person who refused Nobel Prize. He was a French Authorwho had refused the Nobel for Literature 1964.

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The Yougest

The Yougest

Malala Yousafzai is the youngest person who has received Nobel ever. She got it in the age of 17 for Peace.

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