I am so excited since the 2011 Nobel prize announcements will be starting on 3 October!
The prizes announcements will include:
- Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Oct 3rd.
- Nobel Prize in Physics. Oct. 4th
- Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Oct. 5th
- Nobel peace Prize. Oct 7th.
- Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alferd Nobel.
- Announcement of the Nobel Prize in Literature. Guess what? “According to tradition, the Swedish Academy has not set the date for its announcement of the Nobel Prize in Literature yet.” =D I never knew this before.
Facts about the Nobel Prize:
- 107 individuals have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature since 1901.
- To date, the youngest Literature Laureate is Rudyard Kipling, best known for The Jungle Book, who was 42 years old when he was awarded the Literature Prize in 1907.
- Physics was the prize area which Alfred Nobel mentioned first in his will.
- Adolf Hitler and Mahatma Gandhi were nominated for the Nobel peace prize but never won.
You can check many interesting facts on their website. It’s really interesting!