Between 1901 and 2022, the Nobel Prizes and the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel were awarded 615 times to 989 people and organisations. With some receiving the Nobel Prize more than once, this makes a total of 954 individuals and 27 organisations.
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2022 was awarded jointly to Carolyn R. Bertozzi (USA), Morten Meldal (Denmark) and K. Barry Sharpless (USA) “for the development of click chemistry and bioorthogonal chemistry”
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2022 was awarded jointly to Alain Aspect (France), John F. Clauser (USA) and Anton Zeilinger (Austria) “for experiments with entangled photons, establishing the violation of Bell inequalities and pioneering quantum information science”
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2022 was awarded to Svante Pääbo (Sweden) “for his discoveries concerning the genomes of extinct hominins and human evolution”
The Nobel Prize in Literature 2022 was awarded to Annie Ernaux (France) “for the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory”
The Nobel Peace Prize 2022 was awarded to the Belarusian human rights lawyer Ales Bialiatski, the Russian human rights organization "Memorial" and the Ukrainian human rights organization "Center for Civil Liberties"
Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2022 was awarded jointly to Ben S. Bernanke, Douglas W. Diamond and Philip H. Dybvig “for research on banks and financial crises”.
The Nobel Foundation is a private institution established in 1900 based on the will of Alfred Nobel. The main task is to manage the assets made available through the will, and the intellectual property related to the Nobel Prize that has developed over the years.
On 27 November 1895, Alfred Nobel signed his last will and testament, giving the largest share of his fortune to a series of prizes in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature and Peace – the Nobel Prizes. In 1968, Sveriges Riksbank (Sweden’s central bank) established The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel.