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Norwegian Nobel Prize laureates

Norwegian Nobel Prize laureates

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Published by Universitetsforlaget in Oslo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementOlav Njølstad (ed.) ; translated from Norwegian by Chris Saunders.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsAS
The Physical Object
Pagination448 p. :
Number of Pages448
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19526087M
ISBN 108215006981

  Neil Gaiman and Haruki Murakami up for alternative Nobel literature prize This article is more than 1 year old The New Academy, founded after the prize was cancelled as . The first Nobel prizes were awarded in in the five fields. And, the first prize in the sixth field, economics, was awarded in The Nobel Prizes are being awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Swedish Academy, the Karolinska Institutet, and the Norwegian Nobel .

The Nobel prize literature winners award was established by Swedish dynamite inventor Alfred Nobel. The Nobel prize literature winners prize includes a gold medal, a diploma, money and international recognition. The Nobel prizes are presented annually on 10th December (the anniversary of Nobel’s death) in the Stockholm town hall, Sweden. Since the scientific prizes were to be awarded by the most competent, i.e. Swedish, committees at least the remaining prize for peace ought to be awarded by a Norwegian committee. Nobel may have been aware of the strong interest of the Norwegian Storting (Parliament) in the peaceful solution of international disputes in the s.

The related Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences was created in Between and , the Nobel Prizes and the Prize in Economic Sciences were awarded times to people and organizations. With some receiving the Nobel Prize more than once, this makes a total of individuals and 21 : Friedrich Meckseper. Per Alfred Nobel's will, the recipient is selected by the Norwegian Nobel Committee, a five-member committee appointed by the Parliament of , the prize is awarded on 10 December in Oslo City Hall each year. The prize was formerly awarded in the Atrium of the University of Oslo Faculty of Law (–), the Norwegian Nobel Institute (–), and the Parliament ( Awarded for: Outstanding contributions in peace.


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