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NOBEL PRIZE WINNERS

First presented in 1901, the Nobel Prizes have long been recognized as the preeminent honor in each of the fields in which they are awarded: physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature, and peace. The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, established in 1968 by Sweden’s central bank, is awarded in conjunction with the Nobel Prizes and is equally revered.  In the more than a century since the establishment of the prizes, many Guggenheim Fellows have burnished the roll of Nobel laureates.

  • Fellow
  • Award Date
  • Category
  • George A. Akerlof
  • 2001
  • Economics
  • Christian B Anfinsen Jr 1957_250x250
  • Christian B. Anfinsen Jr.
  • 1972
  • Chemistry
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  • Saul Bellow
  • 1976
  • Literature
  • Felix Bloch 1959_250x250
  • Felix Bloch
  • 1952
  • Physics
  • Konrad Bloch 1953, 1960, 1975_250x250
  • Konrad Bloch
  • 1964
  • Medicine
  • Nicolaas Bloembergen 1957_250x250
  • Nicolaas Bloembergen
  • 1981
  • Physics
  • Paul D Boyer 1955_250x250
  • Paul D. Boyer
  • 1997
  • Chemistry
  • Bertram N. Brockhouse
  • 1994
  • Physics
  • Joseph Brodsky
  • 1987
  • Literature
  • Melvin Calvin 1944_250x250
  • Melvin Calvin
  • 1961
  • Chemistry
  • Thomas R. Cech
  • 1989
  • Chemistry
  • Owen Chamberlain 1957_250x250
  • Owen Chamberlain
  • 1959
  • Physics
  • Steven Chu
  • 1997
  • Physics
  • Arthur H. Compton 1926, 1955, 1959_250x250
  • Arthur H. Compton
  • 1927
  • Physics
  • Leon N. Cooper
  • 1972
  • Physics
  • Elias J. Corey 1956, 1968_250x250
  • Elias J. Corey
  • 1990
  • Chemistry
  • Donald J. Cram 1954_250x250
  • Donald J. Cram
  • 1987
  • Chemistry
  • James W. Cronin
  • 1980
  • Physics
  • Gerard Debreu
  • 1983
  • Economics
  • Peter A. Diamond
  • 2010
  • Economics
  • Renato Dulbecco 1957_250x250
  • Renato Dulbecco
  • 1975
  • Medicine
  • Edmond H. Fischer 1963_250x250
  • Edmond H. Fischer
  • 1992
  • Medicine
  • Paul J. Flory 1954_250x250
  • Paul J. Flory
  • 1974
  • Chemistry
  • William A. Fowler, 1954, 1961_250x250
  • William A. Fowler
  • 1983
  • Physics
  • Murray Gell-Mann, 1971_250x250
  • Murray Gell-Mann
  • 1969
  • Physics
  • Ivar Giaever
  • 1973
  • Physics
  • Walter Gilbert
  • 1980
  • Chemistry
  • Donald A. Glaser, 1961_250x250
  • Donald A. Glaser
  • 1960
  • Physics
  • Roy J. Glauber, 1957, 1972_250x250
  • Roy J. Glauber
  • 2005
  • Physics
  • Clive W. J. Granger
  • 2003
  • Economics
  • Lars Peter Hansen
  • 2013
  • Economics
  • Friedrich August von Hayek
  • 1974
  • Economics
  • James J. Heckman
  • 2000
  • Economics
  • Alan J. Heeger
  • 2000
  • Chemistry
  • Dudley Herschbach
  • 1986
  • Chemistry
  • Roald Hoffmann
  • 1981
  • Chemistry
  • Robert Hofstadter, 1958, 1972 -250x250
  • Robert Hofstadter
  • 1961
  • Physics
  • Robert W. Holley 1955_250x250
  • Robert W. Holley
  • 1968
  • Medicine
  • Bernardo A. Houssay
  • 1947
  • Medicine
  • Leonid Hurwicz
  • 2007
  • Economics
  • Martin Karplus
  • 2013
  • Chemistry
  • Henry A. Kissinger
  • 1973
  • Peace
  • Walter Kohn 1963_250x250
  • Walter Kohn
  • 1998
  • Chemistry
  • Arthur Kornberg
  • 1959
  • Medicine
  • Edwin G. Krebs, 1966_250x250
  • Edwin G. Krebs
  • 1992
  • Medicine
  • Willis E. Lamb Jr., 1960_250x250
  • Willis E. Lamb Jr.
  • 1955
  • Physics
  • Leon M. Lederman
  • 1988
  • Physics
  • David M. Lee
  • 1996
  • Physics
  • Tsung-Dao Lee
  • 1957
  • Physics
  • Yuan T. Lee
  • 1986
  • Chemistry
  • Wassily W. Leontief, 1940, 1950_250x250
  • Wassily W. Leontief
  • 1973
  • Economics
  • Willard F. Libby, 1941, 1951, 1959_250x250
  • Willard F. Libby
  • 1960
  • Chemistry
  • William N. Lipscomb 1954, 1972_250x250
  • William N. Lipscomb
  • 1976
  • Chemistry
  • Robert E. Lucas Jr.
  • 1995
  • Economics
  • Salvador E. Luria, 1942, 1953, 1963_250x250
  • Salvador E. Luria
  • 1969
  • Medicine
  • Eric S. Maskin
  • 2007
  • Economics
  • Barbara McClintock, Botany, 1933_250x250
  • Barbara McClintock
  • 1983
  • Physiology
  • Daniel L. McFadden
  • 2000
  • Economics
  • Czeslaw Milosz
  • 1980
  • Literature
  • Yoichiro Nambu
  • 2008
  • Physics
  • Ei-ichi Negishi
  • 2010
  • Chemistry
  • Douglass C. North
  • 1993
  • Economics
  • Hermann J. Muller
  • 1946
  • Medicine
  • Robert S. Mulliken
  • 1966
  • Chemistry
  • George A. Olah
  • 1994
  • Chemistry
  • Roger B. Myerson
  • 2007
  • Economics
  • John Polanyi
  • 1986
  • Chemistry
  • David Politzer
  • 2004
  • Physics
  • Linus Pauling
  • 1954
  • Chemistry
  • Linus Pauling
  • 1962
  • Peace
  • Octavio Paz
  • 1990
  • Literature
  • Edward C. Prescott
  • 2004
  • Economics
  • Martin L. Perl
  • 1995
  • Physics
  • Edmund S. Phelps
  • 2006
  • Economics
  • Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
  • 2009
  • Chemistry
  • Norman F. Ramsey Jr.
  • 1989
  • Physics
  • Frederick Reines
  • 1995
  • Physics
  • Robert C. Richardson
  • 1996
  • Physics
  • Richard J. Roberts
  • 1993
  • Medicine
  • Alvin E. Roth
  • 2012
  • Economics
  • F. Sherwood Rowland
  • 1995
  • Chemistry
  • Irwin A. Rose
  • 2004
  • Chemistry
  • Paul A. Samuelson
  • 1970
  • Economics
  • Randy W. Schekman
  • 2013
  • Medicine
  • J. Robert Schrieffer
  • 1972
  • Physics
  • Melvin Schwartz
  • 1988
  • Physics
  • Julian Schwinger
  • 1965
  • Physics
  • Emilio Segrè
  • 1959
  • Physics
  • Hamilton O. Smith
  • 1978
  • Medicine
  • K. Barry Sharpless
  • 2001
  • Chemistry
  • George D. Snell
  • 1980
  • Medicine
  • Robert J. Shiller
  • 2013
  • Economics
  • A. Michael Spence
  • 2001
  • Economics
  • Wendell M. Stanley
  • 1946
  • Chemistry
  • Jack Steinberger
  • 1988
  • Physics
  • Henry Taube
  • 1983
  • Chemistry
  • George J. Stigler
  • 1982
  • Economics
  • Richard E. Taylor
  • 1990
  • Physics
  • Joseph E. Stiglitz
  • 2001
  • Economics
  • Jean M. Tirole
  • 2014
  • Economics
  • James B. Sumner
  • 1946
  • Chemistry
  • Charles H. Townes
  • 1964
  • Physics
  • John H. Van Vleck
  • 1977
  • Physics
  • William Spencer Vickrey
  • 1996
  • Economics
  • Derek A. Walcott
  • 1992
  • Literature
  • George Wald
  • 1967
  • Physiology
  • Carl Edwin Wieman
  • 2001
  • Chemistry
  • James D. Watson
  • 1962
  • Physiology
  • Andrew Weaver
  • 2007
  • Peace
  • Geoffrey Wilkinson
  • 1973
  • Chemistry
  • Oliver E. Williamson
  • 2009
  • Economics
  • Kenneth G. Wilson
  • 1982
  • Physics
  • Chen Ning Yang
  • 1957
  • Physics