List of Indian Nobel Awardees | 1913 -2014

Year Laureate Subject Rationale
1913 Rabindranath Tagore Literature Awarded “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.”
1930 C. V. Raman Physics “For his work on the scattering of light and for the discovery of the effect named after him.”
1979 Mother Teresa
(born in Skopje,Ottoman Empire)
Peace “For work undertaken in the struggle to overcome poverty and distress, which also constitutes a threat to peace.”
1998 Amartya Sen Economic studies “For his contributions to welfare economics.”
2014 Kailash Satyarthi Peace Awarded jointly to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai – “for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.”



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