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Most Nobel Prize Laureates per capita | Guinness World Records

Please refresh the page and retry. G iven that the Nobel Prize, which recognises contributions in the fields of chemistry, economics, literature, medicine, physics and peace, was established by a Swede step forward Alfred Nobel , and is voted for by institutions in Sweden and Norway, it will come as no surprise to learn that the two Scandinavian nations have supplied more laureates per capita than almost every other country or territory. Sweden has produced 30 such worthies, most recently Tomas Lindahl, in , for chemistry though, it should be noted, he is a naturalised Brit.

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This article includes lists of sovereign countries , territories , and supranational unions by Nobel laureates per capita. That is, lists of said entities ranked by their Nobel Prize winners in relation to their current population. The article does not account for a country's population at the time each prize was awarded.