List of Nobel Prize Winners 2023

6 Oct 2023  Read 12341 Views

From 1901 to 2022, Nobel Prizes & the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in memory of Alfred Nobel, have been awarded 615 times to 954 individuals and 27 organizations. Some exceptional individuals have received multiple Nobel Prizes in different categories- talk about overachievers, right? The Nobel Prize Winners 2023 have been recently announced by the Swedish Academy in Stockholm, Sweden, and the prizes will be given on 10th December 2023.

This year, the laureates include pioneers like Katalin Kariko & Drew Weissman for their groundbreaking work on mRNA vaccines, which proved beneficial in the fight against COVID-19. Then Jon Fosse for his profound exploration of life's elemental themes in spare Nordic prose for the Nobel Prize for Literature etc. Additionally, this year's Nobel Peace Prize has 351 nominees vying for this prestigious recognition.

What is the Nobel Prize?

The Nobel Prize is one of the most prestigious awards in the world which honors an individual or an organization for their extraordinary achievements in Physics, Literature, Chemistry, Economics, Medicine, and Peace. This prize is named after Alfredo Nobel, who was the founder of this award. According to his will, this prize is given annually to the deserving individual who brings a change in the fields that are mentioned above.

To learn more, refer to this article.

Let's delve into this article to find out the list of nobel prize winners 2023.

List of Nobel Prize Winners 2023

This year, as the List of Nobel Prize Winners 2023 has been announced for Medicine, Physics, Literature, Peace and Chemistry. The winner’s name, category, and work have been mentioned in the following table. The announcements commenced on October 2, 2023, and will keep us hooked until October 9, 2023.

Nobel Prize Category

Nobel Prize Winners



Winners Image


Katalin Kariko

Drew Weissman

For pioneering work on mRNA vaccines which has played a vital role in fighting against COVID-19

2nd October 2023

Nobel Prize In Medicine Awarded To Katalin Karikó And Drew Weissman For  mRNA Covid-19 Vaccine Development
Source: Outlook India


Pierre Agostini

Ferenc Krausz

Anne L’Huillier

For experimental methods that generated attosecond pulses of light for the study of electron dynamics in matter.

3rd October 2023

Pierre Agostini, Ferenc Krausz and Anne L'Huillier win 2023 Nobel Prize for  Physics – Physics World
Source: Physics World


Moungi G. Bawendi

Louis E. Brus

Alexe I. Ekimov

For the discovery and synthesis of quantum dots.

4th Wednesday 2023

Quantum Dot Pioneers -


Jon Fosse

His work deals with birth, death, faith and the other “elemental stuff” of life in spare Nordic prose

5th October 2023

Norwegian author Jon Fosse wins the Nobel Prize in literature
Source: NBC News


Narges Mohammadi

Won for her fight against the oppression of women in Iran and her fight to promote human rights and freedom for all.

6th October 2023

She Lost Her Career, Family and Freedom. She's Still Fighting to Change  Iran. - The New York Times
Source: The New York Times

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economics Sciences

Claudia Goldin

Awarded for having advanced our understanding of women's labour market outcomes.

9th October 2023

US Labour Economist Claudia Goldin Wins Nobel Prize In Economics
Source: NDTV

Nobel Prize Committee 2023

Committee Member




Anders Olsson

Committer Chair


Literacy Critic, Literary Historian

Mats Malm

Associate Member (Permanent Secretary)


Translator, Literary Historian, Editor

Per Wastberg



Novelist, Journalist, Poet, Essayist

Anne Sward




Ellen Mattson



Novelist, Essayist

Steve Sem Sandberg



Journalist, Author, Translator


All of the prize announcements have been streamed live on and on the official digital channels of the Nobel Prize. 

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