List of Nobel Prize Winner, 2013


Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons OPCW

Headquarters located in The Hague, Netherlands. The Nobel Peace Prize 2013 was awarded to Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons "for its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons".


James E. Rothman (Yale University), Randy W. Schekman (University of California, Berkeley) and Thomas C. Südhof (Stanford University)

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2013 was awarded jointly "for their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells".


Martin Karplus (Harvard University and the University of Strasbourg in France), Michael Levitt (Stanford University School of Medicine) and Arieh Warshel (University of Southern California)

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2013 was awarded jointly "for the development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems".


François Englert (Belgium) and Peter Higgs (UK)François Englert and Peter Higgs

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2013 was awarded “for the theoretical discovery of a mechanism that contributes to our understanding of the origin of mass of subatomic particles, and which recently was confirmed through the discovery of the predicted fundamental particle, by the ATLAS and CMS experiments at CERN's Large Hadron Collider"

Economic Sciences:

Eugene F. Fama (University of Chicago), Lars Peter Hansen (University of Chicago), Robert J. Shiller (Yale University)

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2013 was awarded jointly "for their empirical analysis of asset prices".

Literature:Alice Munro

Alice Munro (Canada)

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2013 was awarded to Alice Munro for "master of the contemporary short story".