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IMPORTANT POINT ABOUT NOBEL PRIZE
- Nobel Prize first given in 1901.
- Founder of Nobel prize was Alfred Nobel
- This award given in 6 Categories:- Physics, Chemistry, Medicine or Physiology, Literature, Peace and Economics. Each prize was worth of 8 million SEK ( US$ 1.2 million ).
- This award given on 10 December as Alfred Nobel died on this date.
- Nobel Prize for Physics and Chemistry given by The Royal Swedish Academy of Science.
- For Literature given by Swedish academy of Literature.
- For Economics by Bank of Sweden.
- For Peace by The committee of the Norwegian Parliament.
- For Medicine or Physiology by the Nobel assembly at Karolinska institutes.
- First Indian to receive Nobel was Rabinder nath tagore in 1913 for “Geetanjali” in Literature.So, India receive first Nobel award in Literature and also first Asian to have this award.
- First Indian woman receive Nobel was Mother Teresa in 1979 in the field of Peace.
- Professor Abdul Kalam was only Muslim that get Nobel award.
- Amartya sen gets Nobel in 1998 in the field of Economics.