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How many persons of Indian origin won Nobel Prizes?

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Asked by amitava duttamajumdar, 21 Aug '12 08:38 pm
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7
Answered by Quest, 21 Aug '12 09:13 pm

 
  
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7 including V S Naipaul.
Answered by Damodar Biswal, 21 Aug '12 08:49 pm

 
  
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6 and 1 Indian origin (V.S. Naipaul) who lived in Britain
Answered by Annes, 21 Aug '12 08:48 pm

 
  
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Rabindranath Tagore, Literature, 1913
C. V. Raman, Physics, 1930
Har Gobind Khorana, born in then British India,, Medicine, 1968
Abdus Salam, "was born in undivided India", Physics, 1979
Mother Teresa, born in then Ottoman Empire, now Macedonia, Peace, 1979
Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, born in then British India,, Physics, 1983
Amartya Sen, Economics, 1998
V. S. Naipaul*, Literature, 2001
Muhammad Yunus, "was born in undivided India", Economics, 2006
Venkatraman Ramakrishnan*, Chemistry, 2009
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Answered by Jeet, 21 Aug '12 08:44 pm

 
  
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