Nobel Prize laureates

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The Nobel Prize honours outstanding achievements in the fields of physics, chemistry, medicine, literature and peace. The first prizes were awarded in 1901. So far, 21 Nobel Prizes have been awarded to researchers who have or had a connection with ETH Zurich. The Nobel Prize is today regarded as the highest possible award in these disciplines.

Nobel Prize laureates at ETH Zurich

Year Discipline Prize winner
2002 Chemistry

Kurt Wüthrich

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1991 Chemistry

Richard Ernst

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1987 Physics

Georg Bednorz/Alexander Müller

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1986 Physics

Heinrich Rohrer

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1978 Medicine

Werner Arber

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1975 Chemistry
Vladimir Prelog
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1953 Chemistry

Hermann Staudinger

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1952 Physics

Felix Bloch

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1950 Medicine
Tadeusz Reichstein
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1945 Physics

Wolfgang Pauli

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1943 Physics
Otto Stern
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1939 Chemistry
Leopold Ruzicka
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1938 Chemistry

Richard Kuhn

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1936 Chemistry

Peter Debye

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1921 Physics
Albert Einstein
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1920 Physics

Charles-Edouard Guillaume

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1918 Chemistry

Fritz Haber

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1915 Chemistry
Richard Willstätter
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1913 Chemistry
Alfred Werner
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1901 Physics

Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen

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