List of African Nobel Prize Winners

Who are Africans who have been Nobel Prize Winners over the years? Here is an interesting infographic on African Nobel Prize Winners. Inspiring!

Name Country Year Prize
Camus, Albert Algeria 1957 Literature
Cohen-Tannoudji, Claude Algeria 1997 Physics
Al-Sadat, Mohamed Anwar Egypt 1978 Peace
Mahfouz, Naguib Egypt 1988 Literature
Zewail, Ahmed Hassan Egypt 1999 Chemistry
El Baradei, Mohamed Egypt 2005 Peace
Annan, Kofi Ghana 2001 Peace
Maathai, Wangari Kenya 2004 Peace
Soyinka, Wole Nigeria 1986 Literature
Theiler, Max South Africa 1951 Medicine
Luthuli, Albert John South Africa 1960 Peace
Cormack, Alan McLeod South Africa 1979 Medicine
Klug, Aaron South Africa 1982 Chemistry
Tutu, Desmond Mpilu South Africa 1984 Peace
Gordimer, Nadine South Africa 1991 Literature
De Klerk, Frederik Willem South Africa 1993 Peace
Mandela, Nelson South Africa 1993 Peace
Brenner, Sydney South Africa 2002 Medicine
Coetzee, John Maxwell South Africa 2003 Literature
Lessing, Doris Zimbabwe 2007 Literature
Johnson Sirleaf, Ellen Liberia 2011 Peace
Gbowee, Leymah Liberia 2011 Peace

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