Awards & Winners

1955 Nobel Prize

Check winners and nominations of 1955 Nobel Prize. Check awards winners of 1955 Nobel Prize Ceremony. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

1955 Nobel Prize Ceremony

Nobel Prize in Literature

Halldór Laxness

(for his vivid epic power which has renewed the great narrative art of Iceland)
Nobel Prize in Physics

Polykarp Kusch

(for his precision determination of the magnetic moment of the electron)
Nobel Prize in Physics

Willis Lamb

(for his discoveries concerning the fine structure of the hydrogen spectrum)
Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Vincent du Vigneaud

(for his work on biochemically important sulphur compounds, especially for the first synthesis of a polypeptide hormone)
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Hugo Theorell

(for his discoveries concerning the nature and mode of action of oxidation enzymes)
Nobel Peace Prize