Today we celebrate Nobel Day in Sweden. The Nobel prizewinners receive their awards from the King of Sweden and in the evening there is a gala dinner in the Stockholm City Hall with the Swedish royal family in attendance. What do you know about the Nobel prizes? What are they awarded for? Which Nobel prize is awarded in Norway? Can you name any prrizewinners current or past? What was Alfred Nobel famous for?
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Among the notable Nobel Peace Prize winners is Ralph Bunch, who received the award in 1950 for mediations in Palestine and was the first person of color to win the award.
Jimmy Carter, who received the honor in 2002 "for his decades of untiring effort to find peaceful solutions to international conflicts, to advance democracy and human rights, and to promote economic and social development."
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