Nobel Prize Winners

Who are ten people who have won the Nobel or Pulitzer Prizes?

User Avatar
Wiki User
2011-04-25 17:38:37

All US Winners of both a Pulitzer Prize and Nobel Prize in


1926: Pulitzer (declined), Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis

1930: Nobel in Literature, Sinclair Lewis

1920: Pulitzer (Drama): Beyond the Horizon by Eugene O'Neill

1922: Pulitzer (Drama): Anna Christie by Eugene O'Neill

1928: Pulitzer (Drama): Strange Interlude by Eugene O'Neill

1936: Nobel in Literature: Eugene O'Neill

1957: Pulitzer (Drama): Long Day's Journey Into Night by Eugene


1932: Pulitzer (Novel): The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck

1938: Nobel in Literature: Pearl Buck

1949: Nobel in Literature, William Faulkner

1955: Pulitzer (Fiction): A Fable by William Faulkner

1963: Pulitzer (Fiction): The Reivers by William Faulkner

1953: Pulitzer (Fiction): The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest


1954: Nobel in Literature: Ernest Hemingway

1940: Pulitzer (Novel): The Grapes of Wrath by John


1962: Nobel in Literature, John Steinbeck

1976: Pulitzer (Fiction): Humboldt's Gift by Saul Bellow

1976: Nobel in Literature, Saul Bellow

1988: Pulitzer (Fiction): Beloved by Toni Morrison

1993: Nobel in Literature, Toni Morrison

Well-Known Winners of the Pulitzer Prize in


1919: The Magnificent Ambersons by Booth Tarkington

1921: The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

1922: Alice Adams by Booth Tarkington

1923: One of Ours by Willa Cather

1925: So Big by Edna Ferber

1926: Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis

1928: The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder

1932: The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck

1937: Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

1939: The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

1940: The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

1943: Dragon's Teeth by Upton Sinclair

1945: A Bell for Adano by John Hersey

1947: All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren

1948: Tales of the South Pacific by James A. Michener

1952: The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk

1953: The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

1955: A Fable by William Faulkner

1958: A Death In The Family by the late James Agee


1961: To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee

1963: The Reivers by William Faulkner

1967: The Fixer by Bernard Malamud

1968: The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron

1972: Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner

1973: The Optimist's Daughter by Eudora Welty

1976: Humboldt's Gift by Saul Bellow

1978: Elbow Room by James Alan McPherson

1979: The Stories of John Cheever by John Cheever

1980: The Executioner's Song by Norman Mailer

1982: Rabbit Is Rich by John Updike

1983: The Color Purple by Alice Walker

1988: Beloved by Toni Morrison

1989: Breathing Lessons by Anne Tyler

1991: Rabbit At Rest by John Updike

1992: A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley

1998: American Pastoral by Philip Roth

2002: Empire Falls by Richard Russo

US Winners of the Nobel Prize in Literature

1930, Literature, Sinclair Lewis

1936, Literature, Eugene O'Neill

1938, Literature, Pearl Buck

1949, Literature, William Faulkner

1954, Literature, Ernest Hemingway

1962, Literature, John Steinbeck

1976, Literature, Saul Bellow

1978, Literature, Isaac Bashevis Singer

1980, Literature, Czeslaw Milosz (also Poland)

1987, Literature, Joseph Brodsky

1993, Literature, Toni Morrison

Famous* US Nobel Prize Winners in Other Categories

1954: Chemistry, Linus Pauling

1994: Economic Sciences, John F. Nash Jr.

2001: Economic Sciences, Joseph E. Stiglitz

2008: Economic Sciences, Paul Krugman

1906: Peace, Theodore Roosevelt

1919: Peace, Woodrow Wilson

1931: Peace, Jane Addams

1950: Peace, Ralph Bunche

1953: Peace, George C. Marshall

1962: Peace, Linus Pauling

1964: Peace, Martin Luther King

1973: Peace, Henry Kissinger

1986: Peace, Elie Wiesel

2002: Peace, Jimmy Carter

2007: Peace, Albert Gore

2009: Peace, Barack H. Obama

1952: Physics, Felix Bloch

1934: Physiology or Medicine, George R. Minot

* Warning: "Famous" is defined as "people I've heard of," so the

list is by no means inclusive.

Copyright © 2020 Multiply Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. The material on this site can not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with prior written permission of Multiply.