Nobel Prize Winners in South Africa

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Chemistry Nobel Prize Winners in South Africa

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Economics Nobel Prize Winners in South Africa

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Physiology or Medicine Nobel Prize Winners in South Africa

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1951Max TheilerFor his discoveries concerning yellow fever and how to combat it

Peace Nobel Prize Winners in South Africa

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1993Nelson MandelaFor their work for the peaceful termination of the apartheid regime, and for laying the foundations for a new democratic South Africa
Frederik Willem de Klerk
1984Desmond TutuBishop of Johannesburg; former Secretary General, South African Council of Churches
1960Albert LutuliPresident of the African National Congress, "was in the very forefront of the struggle against apartheid in South Africa."

Literature Nobel Prize Winners in South Africa

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2003J. M. CoetzeeEnglishWho in innumerable guises portrays the surprising involvement of the outsider
1991Nadine GordimerEnglishWho through her magnificent epic writing has - in the words of Alfred Nobel - been of very great benefit to humanity