Quick Answer: Who was the first Nobel Prize winner in India?

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1913 was awarded to Rabindranath Tagore “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.”

Who was the 1st Nobel Prize winner?

Nobel Prize Winners by Year

year category name
1901 physics Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen
physiology/medicine Emil von Behring
1902 chemistry Emil Fischer
literature Theodor Mommsen

Which Indian lady won the Nobel Prize for peace?

7. Mother Teresa (1979) – Mother Teresa was the first Indian woman to win the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize.

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