The below-mentioned are the Nobel laureates who were an Indian citizens at the point in time when they were awarded the Nobel Prize.
In 1913, Rabindranath Tagore won the Nobel Prize in the field of Literature. “Due to his profoundly sensitive, young and graceful verse, by which, with perfect skill, he has performed his poetic imagination, manifested in his own English words, a portion of the literature of the West.”
In 1998, Amartya Sen won the Nobel Prize in the field of Economic Sciences. “For his contributions to welfare economics.”
In 1930, C. V. Raman won the Nobel Prize in the field of Physics. “For his effort on the scattering of light and for the results of the impact called after him.”
In 1979, Mother Teresa won the Nobel Prize for Peace. “In honor of [her] work in delivering help to distress humanity”
In 2014, Kailash Satyarthi won the Nobel Prize for Peace. “For their fight against the abolition of children and young souls and for the freedom of all children to education.”
Born in India: The following Nobel laureates were born in British India or India and are of Indian origin.
In 1968, Har Gobind Khorana won the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine. His country of residence is United States(Born in Raipur, British India). “For their understanding of the genetic principles and its role in protein synthesis.”
In 1983, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar won the Nobel Prize for Physics. His country of residence is United States(Born in Lahore, British India). “For his philosophical studies of the physical methods of relevance to the formation and metamorphosis of the stars.”
In 2009, Venkatraman Ramakrishnan won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry. His country of residence is United States/United Kingdom(Born in Chidambaram, India). “For subjects of the structure and purpose of the ribosome.”
In 2019, Abhijit Banerjee won the Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences. His country of residence is United States/United Kingdom(Born in Calcutta, India). “For their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty”
The following are Nobel laureates with Indian linkages – immigrants who were born in India, these who are of Indian heritage and those who were citizens in India when they graced winners of the Nobel Prize.
In 1902, Ronald Ross won the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine. His country of residence is United Kingdom (Born in Almora, British India). “For his practice on malaria disease, by which he has revealed how it penetrates the organism and thereby has set the basis for strong research on this disease and methods of combating it.”
In 1907, Rudyard Kipling was also the one won the Nobel Prize in Literature. His country of residence is United Kingdom (Born in Bombay, British India). “An idea of the power of sight, the innovation of vision, the potency of methods and exceptional gift for an anecdote which explains the creations of this world-class and world-famous writer.”
In 1989, 14th Dalai Lama won the Nobel Prize for Peace. His country of residence is India((born in Taktser, Tibet). “For his consistent resistance to the use of violence in his people’s struggle to regain their liberty.”
In 2001, V. S. Naipaul won the Nobel Prize for Literature. His country of residence is United Kingdom ((Born in Chaguanas, Trinidad and Tobago). “For holding combined perceptive narrative and ethical analysis in works that constrain us to see the residence of repressed histories.”
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