List of Israeli Nobel laureates

Since 1966, there have been 12 Israeli persons who were awarded Nobel Prize. Nobel Prize is the most honorable award in the fields of peace, literature, physics, chemistry, medicines and economics. The following is a complete list of Israeli Nobel Laureates:[1]


Year Winner Field Contribution
1966 Shmuel Yosef Agnon Literature "profoundly characteristic narrative art with motifs from the life of the Jewish people"
1978 Menachem Begin Peace "for signing a peace treaty with Egypt"
1994 Yitzhak Rabin and Shimon Peres Peace "for the peace talks that produced the Oslo Accords"
2002 Daniel Kahneman Economics "for prospect theory"
2004 Aaron Ciechanover and Avram Hershko Chemistry "for discovery of ubiquitin-mediated protein degradation"
2005 Robert Aumann Economics "his work on conflict and cooperation through game-theory analysis"
2009 Ada Yonath Chemistry "her studies on the structure and function of the ribosome in cells"
2011 Dan Shechtman Chemistry "for his studies on atoms in rigid crystals"
2013 Arieh Warshel and Michael Levitt Chemistry "for the development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems"

See also


  1. "Nobel winners from Israel". Retrieved 16 October 2015.

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