Indians who have won Nobel Prizes!

  • Rabindranath Tagore: Rabindranath Tagore was the first Indian to win the Nobel Prize for the Country! It has been almost 100 years now since he was awarded the honour, however his prose and poetry is still unparallel! Tagore is a household name in Bengal and a very integral part of studying Literature! Tagore’s brilliance put the Country on the literary map!
  • C.V. Raman: C.V. Raman was born in Thiruvanaikkaval, Tamil Nadu. He won a Nobel Prize for Physics in 1930! He won the award for his contribution in the field of Molecular Physics!
  • Abdus Salam: Born in undivided Punjab, a citizen of Pakistan, Salam too won a Nobel Prize in Physics, for his work in electroweak unification, one of the important puzzles of Modern Theoretical Physics.
  • Mother Teresa: Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu was born in Turkey! She spent a lifetime helping the poor, sick and disenfranchised through the Missionaries of Charity! She was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979!
  • Amartya Sen: Amartya Sen, the God of Economics won the Nobel Prize for his work in Welfare Economics! Sen is best known for his work on the causes of famine, which led to the practical solutions for preventing or limiting the effects of real or perceived storage of food!