Sunday 7 October 2012

The Nobel Prize week begins

In the next 24 hours, the process of announcing 2012 winners of the Nobel Prizes will start in Stockholm, Sweden, ending on October 15, 2012. Six prizes, including Literature and Peace prize will be announced.
Alfred Nobel (October 1833 – 10 December 1896)
Still in the tradition of announcing the Literature prize on a Thursday, sources said the winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize for Literature may be known on the 11th or 18th. Tomorrow, the winner in the physiology or medicine category will be announced. Physics prize will be announced on Tuesday, 9, 2012; chemistry prize next day, on Wednesday; Economy on Monday the 15th.

The Nobel Peace Prize will be awarded on Friday, 12 October 2012, in Oslo, Norway, by the Norwegian Nobel Committee.

For the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize 231 candidates are competing for the prize. Let us mention, for example, the former American president Bill Clinton, the ex-head of the Ukrainian government Ioulia Timochenko, and even the German chancellor Helmut Kohl, the architect of the reunification.

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