Who was the first African man to win the Nobel Peace Prize?

Answer Albert John Lutuli was the first African man to win the Nobel Peace Prize. Lutuli won the award in 1960 for his civil rights work in South Africa. The first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Pri... Read More »

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Who won a Nobel Peace Prize?

The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded annually for outstanding achievement in advocating peace in the world. It has been awarded every year since 1901. The last award was presented to President Barack... Read More »

Who picks the Nobel Peace Prize?

The recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize is chosen by a committee of five Norwegians appointed by the Storting, which is the Norwegian Parliament. However, the Nobel Committee is independent of the S... Read More »

Who declined the Nobel Peace Prize?

Le Duc Tho of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam declined the 1973 Nobel Peace Prize, which he won jointly with U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, for negotiating the Vietnam peace accord. Th... Read More »

Why did Elie Wiesel win the Nobel Peace Prize?

Elie Wiesel is an author and activist who survived the death camps of Auschwitz. He acted as a champion for human rights, for which the Nobel Committee awarded him the Peace Prize in 1986.Writing... Read More »