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Foremost Awards of the World

Here is the list of major awards of the world. This also conceives the area of the award and year of foundation.

Nobel Prize

Largest award that a man can achieve in his life.
It has been giving in the name of Alfred Nobel since from 1901. The prize has been giving for the subjects :
• Physics
• Chemistry
• Peace
• Medicinal Science
• Literature

Pulitzer Prize

Given in the name of the American Publisher Joseph Pulitzer since from 1917 by USA. It is a glamorous award given for the achievements in :
• Journalism
• Fiction
• Musical Composing
• Management

Magsaysay Award

This award is known as Nobel Prize of Asia, founded in 1958 giving in the name of Ramon Magsaysay, former Philippines President. It has been awarding for the outstanding contributions in :
• Government Service
• Public Service
• Community Leadership
• Journalism
• Literature and Creative Communication Arts
• Peace and International Understanding
• Emergent Leadership

The Man Booker for Fiction

Commonly known as Booker Prize. It had established in 1968 which has been giving for the contributions in literature. It is giving by Government of England for original novel written in English language

Right Livelihood Award

The alternative Nobel Prize which is giving by Sweden. It is awarding by the motive of "practical and exemplary solutions to the most urgent challenges facing the world today" since from 1980.

Oscar Award

The most valuable award in the field of cinema which had founded to honor the best talents of world cinema. It has known as Academy Award. It had founded in 1929

Miss Universe

Miss Universe is one of the three largest beauty pageants in the world in terms of the number of national-level competitions to participate in the world finals. The contest was founded in 1952 by the California clothing company Pacific Mills. The pageant became part of Kayser-Roth, and then Gulf-Western Industries, before being acquired by Donald Trump in 1996.

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