Nobel Prize

Longest Lived Nobel Laureates

March 9 2017

1   Rita   LEVI-MONTALCINI     1986    MEDICINE     22nd April 1909 – 30th December 2012    103.252   {ITA}

2   Ronald   COASE              1991    ECONOMICS    29th December 1910 – 2nd September 2013    102.247   {UK}

3   Charles  TOWNES              1964    PHYSICS        28th July 1915 – 27th January 2015    99.183   {USA}

4   Maurice  ALLAIS               1988    Economics    31st May 1911 – 9th October 2010     99.131   {FRA}

5   Tadeus   REICHSTEIN        1950    Medicine     20th July 1897 – 1st August 1996     99. 12   {POL}


6   Hans     BETHE                  1967    Physics       2nd July 1906 – 6th March 2005     98.247   {GER}

7   Paul    BOYER                   1997     CHEMISTRY        31st July 1918      98. 221+   {USA}

8   Jens     SKOU                   1997     Chemistry        8th October 1918      98. 152+   {DEN}


9   Renato   DULBECCO         1975    Medicine     22nd February 1914 – 20th February 2012     97.363   {ITA}

10   Bertrand RUSSELL           1950    LITERATURE    18th May 1872 – 2nd February 1970     97.260    {UK}

11   George   WHIPPLE           1934    Medicine     28th August 1878 – 1st February 1976     97.157    {USA}

12   Nicolaas BLOEMBERGEN    1981   Physics       11th March 1920     96. 363+   {USA}

13   Edmond FISCHER             1992    Medicine        6th April 1920       96.337+  {USA} 

14   Joseph   ROTBLAT           1995    PEACE        4th November 1908 – 31st August 2005    96.300   {POL}

15   John     CORNFORTH        1975    Chemistry      7th September 1917 – 14th December 2013    96. 98   {AUS}

16   Norman   RAMSEY            1989    Physics      27th August 1915 – 4th November 2011    96. 69   {USA}

17   Louis    NEEL                   1970    Physics     22nd November 1904 – 17th November 2000    95.361   {FRA}

18   John     NORTHROP          1946    Chemistry     3rd June 1891 – 27th May 1987    95.358   {USA}

19   George   PALADE            1974    Medicine    19th November 1912 – 8th October 2008    95.324   {ROM}

20   Theodore SCHULTZ         1979    Economics    30th April 1902 – 26th February 1998    95.302   {USA}

21   Jack STEINBERGER          1988    Physics               25th May 1921    95.298+   {USA}

22   Halldor  LAXNESS           1955    Literature    23rd April 1902 – 8th February 1998     95.291   {ICE}

23   William   MURPHY          1934    Medicine      6th February 1892 – 9th October 1987    95.245   {USA}

24   Thomas SCHELLING        2005    Economics     14th April 1921 – 13th December 2016    95.243   {USA}

25   Christian de DUVE          1974    Medicine     2nd October 1917 – 4th May 2013    95.214   {BEL}

26   Karl     VON FRISCH         1973    Medicine      20th November 1886 – 12th June 1982    95.204   {AUT}

27   Kenneth ARROW            1972     Economics    23rd August 1921 – 21st February 2017    95.182   {USA}

28   Norman   BORLAUG          1970    Peace        25th March 1914 – 12th September 2009    95.171   {USA}

29   Nelson   MANDELA           1990    Peace        18th July 1918 – 5th December 2013    95.140   {SAF}

30   Charles   HUGGINS           1966    Medicine     22nd September 1901 – 12th January 1997    95.112   {USA}

31   Frederick  SANGER         1958, 1980    Chemistry    13th August 1918 – 19th November 2013    95. 98   {UK} 

32   Douglass   NORTH          1993    Economics     5th November 1920 – 23rd November 2015    95. 18   {USA}