Nobel Prize Winners from India

1.Rabindranath TagoreLiterature1913Because of his profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse, by which, with consummate skill, he has made his poetic thought, expressed in his own English words, a part of the literature of the West.
2.C.V. RamanPhysics1930For his work on the scattering of light and for the discovery of the effect named after him.
3.Har Gobind Khorana*Medicine1968For their interpretation of the genetic code and its function in protein synthesis.
4.Mother TeresaPeace1979Humanitarian work.
5.Subrahmanyam ChandrasekharPhysics1983For his theoretical studies of the physical processes of importance to the structure and evolution of the stars.
6.Amartya SenEconomic Sciences1998For his contributions to welfare economics.
7.Venkatraman Ramakrishnan**Chemistry2009For studies of the structure and function of the ribosome.
8.Kailash Satyarthi#Peace2014For his struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.
*Jointly with Robert W. Holley and Marshall W. Nirenberg
**Jointly with Thomas A. Steitz and Ada E. Yonath
#Jointly with Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan.
In addition to the above, Ronald Ross who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1902 and Rudyard Kipling who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907 were born in India. Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2001 is a British citizen of Indian origin born in Trinidad.