Awards & Winners

1956 Nobel Prize

Check winners and nominations of 1956 Nobel Prize. Check awards winners of 1956 Nobel Prize Ceremony. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

1956 Nobel Prize Ceremony

Nobel Prize in Literature

Juan Ramón Jiménez

(for his lyrical poetry, which in Spanish language constitutes an example of high spirit and artistical purity)
Nobel Prize in Physics

John Bardeen, William Shockley, Walter Houser Brattain

(for their researches on semiconductors and their discovery of the transistor effect)
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Dickinson W. Richards, André Frédéric Cournand, Werner Forssmann

(for their discoveries concerning heart catheterization and pathological changes in the circulatory system)
Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, Nikolay Semyonov

(for their researches into the mechanism of chemical reactions)
Nobel Peace Prize