Youngest Nobel Prize Laureates as of 2016


Created on 11/29/2016, source:

The Top Ten

1 Malala Yousafzai -17 Malala Yousafzai -17 Malala Yousafzai S.St is a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate.

The Nobel Peace Prize 2014, "for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education" - Metal_Treasure

2 Lawrence Bragg - 25

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1915, "for their services in the analysis of crystal structure by means of X-rays" - Metal_Treasure

3 Werner Heisenberg - 31 Werner Heisenberg - 31 Werner Karl Heisenberg was a German theoretical physicist and one of the key pioneers of quantum mechanics.

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1932, "for the creation of quantum mechanics, the application of which has, inter alia, led to the discovery of the allotropic forms of hydrogen" - Metal_Treasure

4 Paul Dirac - 31

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1933, "for the discovery of new productive forms of atomic theory" - Metal_Treasure

5 Carl Anderson - 31

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1936, "for his discovery of the positron" - Metal_Treasure

6 Tsung-Dao Lee - 31

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1957, "for their penetrating investigation of the so-called parity laws which has led to important discoveries regarding the elementary particles" - Metal_Treasure

7 Rudolf Mössbauer - 32

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1961, "for his researches concerning the resonance absorption of gamma radiation and his discovery in this connection of the effect which bears his name" - Metal_Treasure

8 Frederick Banting - 32 Frederick Banting - 32 Sir Frederick Grant Banting was a Canadian medical scientist, physician, painter and Nobel laureate noted as the first person to use insulin on humans.

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1923, "for the discovery of insulin" - Metal_Treasure

9 Mairead Corrigan - 32 V 1 Comment
10 Tawakkol Karman - 32

The Nobel Peace Prize 2011, "for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women's rights to full participation in peace-building work" - Metal_Treasure

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