Nobel laureates

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List of Nordic Nobel laureates

Bengt Robert Holmström, * 18 April 1949
Finlandswedish economist
(Economy, 2016)

Tomas Robert Lindahl, * 28 January 1938
Swedish-born British scientist specialising in cancer research
(Chemistry, 2015)

Edvard Ingjald Moser, * 27 April 1962
Norwegian psychologist and neuroscientist
(Physiology or Medicine, 2013)

May-Britt Moser, * 4 January 1963
Norwegian psychologist and neuroscientist
(Physiology or Medicine, 2013)

Tomas Gösta Tranströmer, * 15 April 1931
Swedish poet
(Literature, 2011)

Martti Oiva Kalevi Ahtisaari, * 23 June 1937
Finnish politician, the tenth President of Finland (1994–2000), United Nations diplomat and mediator
(Peace, 2008)

Finn Erling Kydland, * 1 December 1943
Norwegian economist
(Economics, 2004)

Per Arvid Emil Carlsson, * 25 January 1923
Swedish scientist
(Physiology or Medicine, 2000)

Jens Christian Skou, * 8 October 1918
Danish chemist
(Chemistry, 1997)

Trygve Magnus Haavelmo, 13 December 1911 – 28 July 1999
Norwegian economist
(Economics, 1989)

Charles John Pedersen, 3 October 1904 – 26 October 1989
American organic chemist with Norwegian roots
(Chemistry, 1987)

Niels Kaj Jerne, 23 December 1911 – 7 October 1994
Danish immunologist
(Physiology or Medicine, 1984)

Alva Myrdal, 31 January 1902 – 1 February 1986
Swedish sociologist and politician
(Peace, 1982)

Karl Sune Detlof Bergström, 10 January 1916 – 15 August 2004
Swedish biochemist
(Physiology or Medicine, 1982)

Bengt Ingemar Samuelsson, * 21 May 1934
Swedish biochemist
(Physiology or Medicine, 1982)

Torsten Nils Wiesel, * 3 June 1924
Swedish ophthalmologist
(Physiology or Medicine, 1981)

Kai Manne Börje Siegbahn, 20 April 1918 – 20 July 2007
Swedish physicist
(Physics, 1981)

Bertil Gotthard Ohlin, 23 April 1899 – 3 August 1979
Swedish economist and politician
(Economics, 1977)

Ben Roy Mottelson, * 9 July 1926
Danish American nuclear physicist
(Physics, 1975)

Aage Niels Bohr, 19 June 1922 – 8 September 2009
Danish nuclear physicist
(Physics, 1975)

Olof Edvin Eyvind Verner Johnson, 29 July 1900 – 25 August 1976
Swedish writer
(Literature, 1974)

Harry Edmund Martinson, 6 May 1904 – 11 February 1978
Swedish sailor, author, and poet
(Literature, 1974)

Karl Gunnar Myrdal, 6 December 1898 – 17 May 1987
Swedish economist, sociologist, and politician
(Economics, 1974)

Ivar Giæver, * 5 April 1929
Norwegian physicist
(Physics, 1973)

Ulf Svante von Euler , 7 February 1905 – 9 March 1983
Swedish physiologist and pharmacologist
(Physiology or Medicine, 1970)

Hannes Olof Gösta Alfvén, 30 May 1908 - 2 April 1995
Swedish electrical engineer and plasma physicist
(Physics, 1970)

Odd Hassel, 17 May 1897 – 11 May 1981
Norwegian physical chemist
(Chemistry, 1969)

Ragnar Anton Kittil Frisch, 3 March 1895 – 31 January 1973
Norwegian economist
(Economics, 1969)

Lars Onsager, 27 November 1903 – 5 October 1976
Norwegian-born American physical chemist and theoretical physicist
(Chemistry, 1968)

Ragnar Arthur Granit, 30 October 1900 – 12 March 1991
Finnish/Swedish scientist
(Physiology or Medicine, 1967)

Leonie (Nelly) Sachs, 10 December 1891 – 12 May 1970
German-born poet and playwright in Sweden
(Literature, 1966)

Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld, 29 July 1905 - 18 September 1961)
Swedish diplomat and Secretary-General of the United Nations
(Peace, 1961)

Halldór Kiljan Laxness (born Halldór Guðjónsson), 23 April 1902 – 8 February 1998
Icelandic writer
(Literature, 1955)

Pär Fabian Lagerkvist, 23 May 1891 — 11 July 1974
Swedish author
(Literature, 1951)

Arne Wilhelm Kaurin Tiselius, 10 August 1902 – 29 October 1971
Swedish biochemist
(Chemistry, 1948)

Artturi Ilmari Virtanen, 15 January 1895 – 11 November 1973
Finnish chemist
(Chemistry, 1945)

Johannes Vilhelm Jensen, 20 January 1873 – 25 November 1950
Danish author
(Literature, 1944)

Carl Peter Henrik Dam, 21 February 1895 – 17 April 1976
Danish biochemist and physiologist
(Physiology or Medicine, 1943)

Frans Eemil Sillanpää, 16 September 1888 – 3 June 1964
Finnish writer
(Literature, 1939)

Erik Axel Karlfeldt, 20 July 1864 – 8 April 1931
Swedish poet
(Literature, 1931)

Lars Olof Jonathan (Nathan) Söderblom, 15 January 1866 – 12 July 1931
Swedish clergyman, Archbishop of Uppsala in the Church of Sweden
(Peace, 1930)

Hans Karl August Simon von Euler-Chelpin, 15 February 1873 – 6 November 1964
German-born Swedish biochemist
(Chemistry, 1929)

Sigrid Undset, 20 May 1882 – 10 June 1949
Norwegian novelist
(Literature, 1928)

Johannes Andreas Grib Fibiger, 23 April 1867 – 30 January 1928
Danish scientist, physician, professor of pathological anatomy
(Physiology or Medicine, 1926)

Theodor Svedberg, 30 August 1884 – 25 February 1971
Swedish chemist
(Chemistry, 1926)

Karl Manne Georg Siegbahn, 3 December 1886 - 26 September 1978
Swedish physicist
(Physics, 1924)

Fridtjof Wedel-Jarlsberg Nansen, 10 October 1861 – 13 May 1930
Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, and humanitarian
(Peace, 1922)

Niels Henrik David Bohr, 7 October 1885 – 18 November 1962
Danish physicist who made fundamental contributions to understanding atomic structure and quantum mechanics
(Physics, 1922)

Karl Hjalmar Branting, 23 November 1860 – 24 February 1925
Swedish politician
(Peace, 1921)

Christian Lous Lange, 17 September 1869 – 11 December 1938
Norwegian historian, teacher, and political scientist
(Peace, 1921)

Schack August Steenberg Krogh, 15 November 1874 – 13 September 1949
Danish professor at the department of zoophysiology at the University of Copenhagen
(Physiology or Medicine, 1920)

Knut Hamsun, 4 August 1859 – 19 February 1952
Norwegian author
(Literature, 1920)

Karl Adolph Gjellerup, 2 June 1857 – 13 October 1919
Danish poet and novelist
(Literature, 1917)

Henrik Pontoppidan, 24 July 1857 – 21 August 1943
Danish realist writer
(Literature, 1917)

Carl Gustaf Verner von Heidenstam, 6 July 1859 – 20 May 1940
Swedish poet and novelist
(Literature, 1916)

Nils Gustaf Dalén, 30 November 1869 – 9 December 1937
Swedish industrialist and inventor
(Physics, 1912)

Selma Ottilia Lovisa Lagerlöf, 20 November 1858 – 16 March 1940
Swedish author
(Literature, 1909)

Klas Pontus Arnoldson, 27 October 1844 – 20 February 1916
Swedish author, journalist, and politician
(Peace, 1908)

Fredrik Bajer, 21 April 1837 – 22 January 1922
Danish writer, teacher, and pacifist politician
(Peace, 1908)

Niels Ryberg Finsen, 15 December 1860 – 24 September 1904
Faroese physician and scientist
(Physiology or Medicine, 1903)

Bjørnstjerne Martinius Bjørnson, 8 December 1832 – 26 April 1910
Norwegian writer
(Literature, 1903)

Svante August Arrhenius, 19 February 1859 – 2 October 1927
Swedish scientist
(Chemistry, 1903)