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Svetlana AlexievichLITERATURE 2015

Svetlana Alexievich

Gave voice to the post-Soviet individual

Youyou TuPHYSIOLOGY OR MEDICINE 2015

Youyou Tu

Discovered a novel therapy against malaria

May-Britt MoserPHYSIOLOGY OR MEDICINE 2014

May-Britt Moser

Discovered the brain’s positioning system

Malala YousafzaiPEACE 2014

Malala Yousafzai

Advocate of girls’ right to education

Elinor OstromECONOMIC SCIENCES 2009

Elinor Ostrom

Studied the management of common property

Elizabeth BlackburnPHYSIOLOGY OR MEDICINE 2009

Elizabeth Blackburn

Discovered the vital role of telomeres

Carol GreiderPHYSIOLOGY OR MEDICINE 2009

Carol Greider

Discovered the vital role of telomeres

Ada YonathCHEMISTRY 2009

Ada Yonath

Mapped the ribosome at the atomic level

Françoise Barré-SinoussiPHYSIOLOGY OR MEDICINE 2008

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi

Discovered the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)

Doris LessingLITERATURE 2007

Doris Lessing

Wrote about how and why we live

Linda BuckPHYSIOLOGY OR MEDICINE 2004

Linda Buck

Discovered how our sense of smell works

Shirin EbadiPEACE 2003

Shirin Ebadi

Human rights activist and lawyer

Wislawa SzymborskaLITERATURE 1996

Wislawa Szymborska

Wrote poetry that links the past with the present

Christiane Nüsslein-VolhardPHYSIOLOGY OR MEDICINE 1995

Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard

Discovered genetic mechanisms controlling early development

Rigoberta Menchú TumPEACE 1992

Rigoberta Menchú Tum

Campaigner for the rights of indigenous peoples

Nadine GordimerLITERATURE 1991

Nadine Gordimer

Depicted the consequences of apartheid

Gertrude B. ElionPHYSIOLOGY OR MEDICINE 1988

Gertrude B. Elion

Discovered important principles for drug treatment

Rita Levi-MontalciniPHYSIOLOGY OR MEDICINE 1986

Rita Levi-Montalcini

Investigated how the nervous system grows and develops

Maria Goeppert MayerPHYSICS 1963

Maria Goeppert Mayer

Made the first advanced model of nuclear structure

Gerty Cori PHYSIOLOGY OR MEDICINE 1947

Gerty Cori

Proved insight into glycogen and glucose metabolism

Emily Greene BalchPEACE 1946

Emily Greene Balch

Leader of the American peace movement

Pearl BuckLITERATURE 1938

Pearl Buck

Portrayed peasant life in China

Irène Joliot-CurieCHEMISTRY 1935

Irène Joliot-Curie

Discovered artificial radioactivity

Sigrid UndsetLITERATURE 1928

Sigrid Undset

Made vivid the life of medieval women

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