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Recent Nobel Peace Prize winners

Nobel Peace Prize winners since 1973:

2002 - Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter.
2001 - United Nations and Secretary-General Kofi Annan.
2000 - Kim Dae-jung, South Korea.
1999 - Medecins Sans Frontieres, known in English as Doctors Without Borders.
1998 - David Trimble and John Hume, Northern Ireland.
1997 - Jody Williams and the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, USA.
1996 - Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo and Jose Ramos-Horta, East Timor.
1995 - Joseph Rotblat, Britain, and the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs.
1994 - Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat; Yitzhak Rabin and Shimon Peres, Israel.
1993 - Nelson Mandela and F.W. de Klerk, South Africa.
1992 - Rigoberta Menchu, Guatemala.
1991 - Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma (also known as Myanmar).
1990 - Mikhail Gorbachev, Soviet Union.
1989 - The Dalai Lama, Tibet.
1988 - The U.N. Peacekeeping Forces.
1987 - Oscar Arias Sanchez, Costa Rica.
1986 - Elie Wiesel, United States.
1985 - International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, USA.
1984 - Desmond Mpilo Tutu, South Africa.
1983 - Lech Walesa, Poland.
1982 - Alva Myrdal, Sweden; Alfonso Garcia Robles, Mexico.
1981 - Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, or UNHCR.
1980 - Adolfo Perez Esquivel, Argentina.
1979 - Mother Teresa, India.
1978 - Anwar Sadat, Egypt; Menachem Begin, Israel.
1977 - Amnesty International, Britain.
1976 - Betty Williams and Mairead Corrigan, Northern Ireland.
1975 - Andrei Sakharov, Soviet Union.
1974 - Sean MacBride, Ireland; Eisaku Sato, Japan.
1973 - Henry A. Kissinger, United States; Le Duc Tho, Democratic Republic of Vietnam, who declined the prize.

 

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