Nobel Foundation

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Friends, Associates Augusta Gregory
That same summer Yeats made an extended stay at AG 's estate. Their friendship flourished, and for twenty years he spent the summers there under her motherly care. Theirs was an extremely close, productive, and...
Reception John Galsworthy
JG was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Nobel Prize in Literature.
Reception Toni Morrison
Toni Morrison was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for her novels characterized by visionary force and poetic import, giv[ing] life to an essential aspect of American reality.
The Nobel Foundation,. Nobel E-Museum.
Schlessinger, Bernard S., and June H. Schlessinger, editors. The Who’s Who of Nobel Prize Winners, 1901-1995. Oryx Press, 1996.
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Reception George Bernard Shaw
GBS , awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, accepted the honour but declined the prize money.
Borne Back Daily.
18 November 2009
Nobel Prize in Literature.
Textual Production T. S. Eliot
T. S. Eliot , at sixty the grand old man of English poetry, was announced to be this year's winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Borne Back Daily.
4 November 2008
The Nobel Foundation,. Nobel E-Museum.
Schlessinger, Bernard S., and June H. Schlessinger, editors. The Who’s Who of Nobel Prize Winners, 1901-1995. Oryx Press, 1996.

Timeline

10 December 1902
Sir Ronald Ross from Great Britain was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on malaria.
10 December 1903
For their research on the radiation phenomena, Marie Curie and Pierre Curie were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics, jointly with Antoine Henri Becquerel .
10 December 1903
Sir William Randal Cremer from Great Britain was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in establishing the International Arbitration League , an organization that promoted arbitration between two sovereign governments.
10 December 1904
Two British scientists won Nobel Prizes: Sir William Ramsay in Chemistry for his discovery of inert gaseous elements in air, and John William Strutt in Physics for investigating the densities of argon and other gases.
10 December 1905
Bertha von Suttner was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her vocal critique of armament programmes and militarism in the anti-war novel Lay down your Arms.
10 December 1906
Sir Joseph John Thomson from Great Britain was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for original work on cathode rays culminating in the discovery of the electron.
10 December 1908
Lord Ernest Rutherford 's work on radioactive substances earned him the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
10 December 1909
Selma Lagerlöf became the first woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, in appreciation of the lofty idealism, vivid imagination and spiritual perception that characterize her writings.
Nobel Prize in Literature.
10 December 1911
Marie Curie 's discovery of the elements radium and polonium won her a second Nobel Prize, this time in Chemistry.
10 December 1915
For their analysis of crystal structure by means of X-rays, Sir William Henry Bragg and his son Sir William Lawrence Bragg from Great Britain were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics.
10 December 1917
The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the International Red Cross ; they won this prize again in 1944 and 1963.
June 1921
Nansen passports were first issued by the League of Nations to identify refugees and stateless persons. Dr Fridjtof Nansen , Norwegian Arctic explorer appointed League of Nations Commissioner for refugees, was awarded the Nobel Peace...
10 December 1921
Frederick Soddy from Great Britain was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his investigations into the origin and nature of isotopes.
10 December 1922
Sir Archibald Vivian Hill from Great Britain and Otto Fritz Meyerhof were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discovery of the fixed relationship between the consumption of oxygen and muscular...
10 December 1925
After the success of the Locarno Agreements to guarantee arbitration between Germany and former enemy nations, Sir Austen Chamberlain from Great Britain was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.