Your question: Who was the first Indian to win the Nobel Prize?

Among the recipients, 12 are Indians (five Indian citizens and eight of Indian ancestry or residency). Rabindranath Tagore was the first Indian citizen to be awarded and also first Asian to be awarded in 1913. Mother Teresa is the only woman among the list of recipients.

Who was the first to win the Nobel Prize?

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.

Which award is known as Nobel Prize of India?

There is no Indian award that parallels the Nobel Prize. However, the Bharat Ratna is the most coveted award in India.

Did Albert Einstein win a Nobel Prize?

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1921 was awarded to Albert Einstein “for his services to Theoretical Physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect.” Albert Einstein received his Nobel Prize one year later, in 1922.

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