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India: Culture#

World Heritage#

Nobel Prize Winners (8)#

Here persons are counted for the country they born in or if their affiliation is with this country.
NameCategoryYearMotivation
Har Gobind KhoranaMedicine1968"for their interpretation of the genetic code and its function in protein synthesis"
Rudyard KiplingLiterature1907"in consideration of the power of observation, originality of imagination, virility of ideas and remarkable talent for narration which characterize the creations of this world-famous author"
Venkatraman RamakrishnanChemistry2009"for studies of the structure and function of the ribosome"
Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata RamanPhysics1930"for his work on the scattering of light and for the discovery of the effect named after him"
Ronald RossMedicine1902"for his work on malaria, by which he has shown how it enters the organism and thereby has laid the foundation for successful research on this disease and methods of combating it"
Kailash SatyarthiPeace2014"for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education"
Amartya SenEconomics1998"for his contributions to welfare economics"
Rabindranath TagoreLiterature1913"because of his profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse, by which, with consummate skill, he has made his poetic thought, expressed in his own English words, a part of the literature of the West"

Partial List of Famous People#

Wolf Prize Winner#

NameCategoryYearMotivation
Gurdev S. KhushAgriculture2000THE 2000 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN AGRICULTURE The Prize Committee for Agriculture has unanimously decided that the Prize for 2000 for his extraordinary contribution to theoretical research in plant genetics, evolution and breeding especially of rice, with regard to food production and alleviation of hunger.
Zubin MehtaMusic1996THE 1995/6 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN ARTS (MUSIC) who is considered one of the world’s foremost conductors of our time. His humanitarian contributions to bring people together through the universal language of music and his constant encouragement of young artists, are unforgettable.