Nobel Prize Winners in Peace

Try to guess as many prize winners as you can! Reminder: Some of the winners are organizations, not specific people.
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Year
Nationality
Reason for Award
Answer
2016
Colombian
"for his resolute efforts to bring the country's more than 50-year-long civil war to an end"
Juan Manuel Santos
2015
Tunisian
"for its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011"
National Dialogue Quartet
2014
Indian
"for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education"
Kailash Satyarthi
Pakistani
Malala Yousafzai
2013
N/A
"for its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons"
Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)
2012
N/A
"for over six decades contributed to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe"
European Union
2011
Liberian
"for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women's rights to full participation in peace-building work"
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
Liberian
Leymah Gbowee
Yemeni
Tawakkol Karman
2010
Chinese
"for his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China"
Liu Xiaobo
2009
American
"for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples"
Barack H. Obama
2008
Finnish
"for his important efforts, on several continents and over more than three decades, to resolve international conflicts"
Martti Ahtisaari
2007
N/A
"for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change"
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
American
Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr.
2006
Bangladeshi
"for their efforts to create economic and social development from below"
Grameen Bank
Bangladeshi
Muhammad Yunus
2005
Egyptian
"for their efforts to prevent nuclear energy from being used for military purposes and to ensure that nuclear energy for peaceful purposes is used in the safest possible way"
Mohamed ElBaradei
N/A
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
2004
Kenyan
"for her contribution to sustainable development, democracy and peace"
Wangari Muta Maathai
2003
Iranian
"for her efforts for democracy and human rights. She has focused especially on the struggle for the rights of women and children"
Shirin Ebadi
2002
American
"for his decades of untiring effort to find peaceful solutions to international conflicts, to advance democracy and human rights, and to promote economic and social development"
Jimmy Carter
2001
N/A
"for their work for a better organized and more peaceful world"
United Nations (UN)
Ghanaian
Kofi Annan
2000
South Korean
"for his work for democracy and human rights in South Korea and in East Asia in general, and for peace and reconciliation with North Korea in particular"
Kim Dae-Jung
1999
N/A
"in recognition of the organization's pioneering humanitarian work on several continents"
Médecins Sans Frontières
1998
Irish, British
"for their efforts to find a peaceful solution to the conflict in Northern Ireland"
John Hume
British
David Trimble
1997
N/A
"for their work for the banning and clearing of anti-personnel mines"
International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL)
American
Jody Williams
1996
East Timorese
"for their work towards a just and peaceful solution to the conflict in East Timor"
José Ramos-Horta
East Timorese
Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo
1995
British, Polish
"for their efforts to diminish the part played by nuclear arms in international politics and, in the longer run, to eliminate such arms"
Joseph Rotblat
N/A
Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs
1994
Palestinian
"for their efforts to create peace in the Middle East"
Yasser Arafat
Israeli
Shimon Peres
Israeli
Yitzhak Rabin
1993
South African
"for their work for the peaceful termination of the apartheid regime, and for laying the foundations for a new democratic South Africa"
Frederik Willem de Klerk
South African
Nelson Mandela
1992
Guatemalan
"in recognition of her work for social justice and ethno-cultural reconciliation based on respect for the rights of indigenous peoples"
Rigoberta Menchu Tum
1991
Myanmarese/Burmese
"for her non-violent struggle for democracy and human rights"
Aung San Suu Kyi
1990
Soviet/Russian
"for his leading role in the peace process which today characterizes important parts of the international community"
Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev
1989
Tibetan
No reason given.
The 14th Dalai Lama (Tenzin Gyatso)
1988
N/A
No reason given.
United Nations Peacekeeping Forces
1987
Costa Rican
"for his work for peace in Central America, efforts which led to the accord signed in Guatemala on August 7 this year"
Oscar Arias Sanchez
1986
American
No reason given.
Elie Wiesel
1985
N/A
No reason given.
International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War
1984
South African
No reason given.
Desmond Mpilo Tutu
1983
Polish
No reason given.
Lech Walesa
1982
Swedish
No reason given.
Alva Myrdal
Mexican
Alfonso Garcia Robles
1981
N/A
No reason given.
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
1980
Argentinian
No reason given.
Adolfo Pérez Esquivel
1979
Several, Albanian at death.
No reason given.
Mother Teresa
1978
Egyptian
No reason given.
Mohamed Anwar al-Sadat
Israeli
No reason given.
Menachem Begin
1977
N/A
No reason given.
Amnesty International
1976
British
No reason given.
Betty Williams
British
Mairead Corrigan
1975
Soviet
No reason given.
Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov
1974
Irish
No reason given.
Sean MacBride
Japanese
Eisaku Sato
1973
American
No reason given.
Henry A. Kissinger
North Vietnamese
Le Duc Tho
1971
West German
No reason given.
Willy Brandt
1970
American
No reason given.
Norman E. Borlaug
1969
N/A
No reason given.
International Labour Organization (ILO)
1968
French
No reason given.
René Cassin
1965
N/A
No reason given.
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
1964
American
No reason given.
Martin Luther King Jr.
1963
N/A
No reason given.
Comité International de la Croix Rouge (International Committee of the Red Cross)
N/A
Ligue des Sociétés de la Croix-Rouge (League of Red Cross Societies)
1962
American
No reason given.
Linus Carl Pauling
1961
Swedish
No reason given.
Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjold
1960
South African
No reason given.
Albert Lutuli
1959
British
No reason given.
Philip J. Noel-Baker
1958
Belgian
No reason given.
Georges Pire
1957
Canadian
No reason given.
Lester Bowles Pearson
1954
N/A
No reason given.
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
1953
American
No reason given.
George Catlett Marshall
1952
French, German
No reason given.
Albert Schweitzer
1951
French
No reason given.
Léon Jouhaux
1950
American
No reason given.
Ralph Bunche
1949
British
No reason given.
Lord (John) Boyd Orr of Brechin
1947
N/A
No reason given.
Friends Service Council (The Quakers)
N/A
American Friends Service Committee (The Quakers)
1946
American
No reason given.
Emily Greene Balch
American
John Raleigh Mott
1945
American
No reason given.
Cordell Hull
1944
N/A
No reason given.
Comité International de la Croix Rouge (International Committee of the Red Cross)
1938
N/A
No reason given.
Office International Nansen Pour les Réfugiés (Nansen International Office for Refugees)
1937
British
No reason given.
Cecil of Chelwood, Viscount (Lord Elgar Algernon Robert Gascoyne Cecil)
1936
Argentinian
No reason given.
Carlos Saavedra Lamas
1935
German
No reason given.
Carl von Ossietzky
1934
British
No reason given.
Arthur Henderson
1933
British
No reason given.
Sir Norman Angell (Ralph Lane)
1931
American
No reason given.
Jane Addams
American
No reason given.
Nicholas Murray Butler
1930
Swedish
No reason given.
Lars Olof Jonathan (Nathan) Soderblom
1929
American
No reason given.
Frank Billings Kellogg
1927
French
No reason given.
Ferdinand Buisson
German
Ludwig Quidde
1926
French
No reason given.
Aristide Briand
German
Gustav Stresemann
1925
British
No reason given.
Sir Austen Chamberlain
American
Charles Gates Dawes
1922
Norwegian
No reason given.
Fridtjof Nansen
1921
Swedish
No reason given.
Karl Hjalmar Branting
1920
French
No reason given.
Léon Victor Auguste Bourgeois
1919
American
No reason given.
Thomas Woodrow Wilson
1917
N/A
No reason given.
Comité International de la Croix Rouge (International Committee of the Red Cross)
1913
Belgian
No reason given.
Henri La Fontaine
1912
American
No reason given.
Elihu Root
1911
Dutch
No reason given.
Tobias Michel Karel Asser
Austro-Hungarian
Alfred Hermann Fried
1910
N/A
No reason given.
Bureau International Permanent de la Paix (Permanent International Peace Bureau)
1909
Belgian
No reason given.
Auguste Marie Francois Beernaert
French
Paul Henri Benjamin Balluet d'Estournelles de Constant, Baron de Constant de Rebecque
1908
Swedish
No reason given.
Klas Pontus Arnoldson
Danish
Fredrik Bajer
1907
Italian
No reason given.
Ernesto Teodoro Moneta
French
Louis Renault
1906
American
No reason given.
Theodore Roosevelt
1905
Austro-Hungarian
No reason given.
Baroness Bertha Sophie Felicita von Suttner, née Countess Kinsky von Chinic und Tettau
1904
N/A
No reason given.
Institut de Droit International (Institute of International Law)
1903
British
No reason given.
William Randal Cremer
1902
Swiss
No reason given.
Élie Ducommun
Swiss
Charles Albert Gobat
1901
Swiss
No reason given.
Jean Henry Dunant
French
Frédéric Passy
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Level 62
Aug 1, 2017
Very nice quiz!
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Level 75
Aug 2, 2017
Thank you very much! Glad to see you enjoyed it :)