Nobel Prize Winners in Denmark

Year Name Rational
1975Aage BohrFor the discovery of the connection between collective motion and particle motion in atomic nuclei and the development of the theory of the structure of the atomic nucleus based on this connection
Ben Roy Mottelson
1922Niels BohrFor his services in the investigation of the structure of atoms and of the radiation emanating from them

Chemistry Nobel Prize Winners in Denmark

Year Name Rational
1997Jens C. SkouFor the first discovery of an ion-transporting enzyme, Na+, K+ -ATPase

Economics Nobel Prize Winners in Denmark

Year Name Rational
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Physiology or Medicine Nobel Prize Winners in Denmark

Year Name Rational
1984Niels K. JerneFor theories concerning the specificity in development and control of the immune system and the discovery of the principle for production of monoclonal antibodies
1943Carl Peter Henrik DamFor his discovery of vitamin K
1926Johannes Andreas Grib FibigerFor his discovery of the Spiroptera carcinoma
1920Schack August Steenberg KroghFor his discovery of the capillary motor regulating mechanism
1903Niels Ryberg FinsenFor his contribution to the treatment of diseases, especially lupus vulgaris, with concentrated light radiation, whereby he has opened a new avenue for medical science

Peace Nobel Prize Winners in Denmark

Year Name Rational
1908Fredrik BajerFor being the foremost peace advocate in Scandinavia, combining work in the Inter-Parliamentary Union with being the first president of the International Peace Bureau

Literature Nobel Prize Winners in Denmark

Year Name Language Rational
1944Johannes Vilhelm JensenDanishFor the rare strength and fertility of his poetic imagination with which is combined an intellectual curiosity of wide scope and a bold, freshly creative style
1917Karl Adolph GjellerupDanishFor his varied and rich poetry, which is inspired by lofty ideals
Henrik PontoppidanDanishFor his authentic descriptions of present-day life in Denmark