All Nobel Prizes in Chemistry
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded 103 times to 161 Nobel Laureates between 1901 and 2011. A total of 160 individuals have received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
The Nobel prize goes back to Alfred Nobel (1833 – 1896) who was the inventor of dynamite. He was a Swedish chemist, engineer, innovator, and armaments manufacturer.
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2011 was awarded to Dan Shechtman “for the discovery of quasicrystals”. The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2010 was awarded jointly to Richard F. Heck, Ei-ichi Negishi and Akira Suzuki “for palladium-catalyzed cross couplings in organic synthesis”. The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2009 was awarded jointly to Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Thomas A. Steitz and Ada E. Yonath “for studies of the structure and function of the ribosome”.
Frederick Sanger is the only Nobel Laureate who has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry twice, in 1958 and 1980.
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