The Nobel Prizes and Sort-of-Nobels

The original five Nobel Prizes of 1901:

  1. Physics
  2. Chemistry
  3. Physiology or Medicine
  4. Literature
  5. Peace

The extra one:

  • the Bank of Sweden’s Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (1968)

The Sort-of-Nobel Prizes:

  • Architecture—Pritzker Prize (1979)
  • Computer Science—Turing Award (1966)
  • Mathematics—Fields Medal (1936)
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