Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen

Born to a German father and a Dutch mother, Röntgen attended high school in Utrecht, Netherlands. Continue reading

John Bardeen

John Bardeen (/bɑːrˈdiːn/; May 23, 1908 – January 30, 1991) was an American physicist and electrical engineer, the only person to have won the Nobel Prize in Physics twice: first in 1956 with William Shockley and Walter Brattain for the invention of the transistor; and again in 1972 with Leon N Cooper and John Robert Schrieffer for a fundamental theory of conventional superconductivity known as the BCS theory. Continue reading

Hideki Yukawa

He was born as Hideki Ogawa in Tokyo and grew up in Kyoto with two older brothers, two older sisters, and two younger brothers. Continue reading

Susumu Tonegawa, first Asian to receive Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

First Asian presented the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was in 1987
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United Nations Armed Forces, first Organization to receive Nobel Prize for Peace

First Organization presented the Nobel Peace Prize was on December 10th 1988
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Wole Soyinka, first African to receive Nobel Prize in Literature

First African presented the Nobel Prize in Literature was in 1986
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Kenichi Fukui, first Asian to receive Nobel Prize in Chemistry

First Asian presented the Nobel Prize in Chemistry was in 1981
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John Warcup Cornforth, first Oceanian to receive Nobel Prize in Chemistry

First Oceanian presented the Nobel Prize in Chemistry was in 1975.
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Patrick Victor Martindale White, first Oceanian to receive Nobel Prize in Literature

First Oceanian presented the Nobel Prize in Literature was in 1973
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John Bardeen, first person to receive Nobel Prize in Physics Twice

First person to be presented Twice with the Nobel Prize in Physics was in 1972 (first time was in 1956)
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