Nobel Prize Winners 1947

1947 Nobel Prize Winners in Physics

Year Name Rational
Edward Victor AppletonUKFor his investigations of the physics of the upper atmosphere especially for the discovery of the so-called Appleton layer

1947 Nobel Prize Winners in Chemistry

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Sir Robert RobinsonUKFor his investigations on plant products of biological importance, especially the alkaloids

1947 Nobel Prize Winners in Economics

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1947 Nobel Prize Winners in Physiology or Medicine

Name Country Rational
Carl Ferdinand CoriUSAFor their discovery of the course of the catalytic conversion of glycogen
Gerty Theresa Cori, nee RadnitzUSA
Bernardo Alberto HoussayArgentinaFor his discovery of the part played by the hormone of the anterior pituitary lobe in the metabolism of sugar

1947 Nobel Prize Winners in Peace

Name Country Rational
Friends Service CouncilUKCompassion for others and the desire to help them
American Friends Service CommitteeUSA

1947 Nobel Prize Winners in Literature

Name Country Language Rational
Andre GideFranceFrenchFor his comprehensive and artistically significant writings, in which human problems and conditions have been presented with a fearless love of truth and keen psychological insight