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January Nobel Birthdays

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Date Laureate's Name Year Born
Jan. 1 Vernon L. Smith
Founding of Office Of The United Nations High Commissioner For Refugees
1927
1951
Jan. 2
Jan. 3
Jan. 4 May-Britt Moser
Richard R. Schrock
Gao Xingjian
Brian David Josephson
1963
1945
1940
1940
Jan. 5 Joseph Erlanger
Rudolf Christoph Eucken
1874
1846
Jan. 6 Rolf M. Zinkernagel 1944
Jan. 7 Myron S. Scholes
John E. Walker
1941
1941
Jan. 8 Walther Wilhelm Georg Bothe
Emily Greene Balch
1891
1867
Jan. 9 Rigoberta Menchu Tum
Har Gobind Khorana
1959
1922
Jan. 10 Robert Woodrow Wilson
Sune K. Bergstrom
1936
1916
Jan. 11 Roger Charles Louis Guillemin 1924
Jan. 12 Paul Hermann Muller 1899
Jan. 13 Sydney Brenner
Wilhelm Wien
1927
1864
Jan. 14 Albert Schweitzer 1875
Jan. 15 Martin Luther King, Jr.
Artturi Ilmari Virtanen
Nathan Soderblom
1929
1895
1866
Jan. 16
Jan. 17 George J. Stigler 1911
Jan. 18 John Hume 1937
Jan. 19 Leonid Vitalyevich Kantorovich 1912
Jan. 20 David M. Lee
Johannes Vilhelm Jensen
1931
1873
Jan. 21 Konrad Emil Bloch 1912
Jan. 22 Alan J. Heeger
Lev Davidovich Landau
1936
1908
Jan. 23 Derek Walcott
John Charles Polanyi
Gertrude Belle Elion
Sir William Arthur Lewis
Yukawa Hideki
Otto Paul Hermann Diels
1930
1929
1918
1915
1907
Jan. 24
Jan. 25 Sir Paul M. Nurse
Arvid Carlsson
Ilya Prigogine
1949
1923
1917
Jan. 26 Polykarp Kusch
Sean MacBride
1911
1904
Jan. 27 Mairead Corrigan-Maguire
Samuel Chao Chung Ting
Sir John Carew Eccles
1944
1936
1903
Jan. 28 Robert William Holley 1922
Jan. 29 Linda B. Buck
Abdus Salam
Romain Rolland
1947
1926
1866
Jan. 30 Peter Agre
Max Theiler
1949
1899
Jan. 31 Oe Kenzaburo
Rudolf Ludwig Mossbauer
Alva Reimer Myrdal
Irving Langmuir
Theodore William Richards
1935
1929
1902
1881
1868


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