American Nobel laureates

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  1. Barack Obama
  2. Martin Luther King
  3. Ernest Hemingway
  4. Al Gore
  5. Henry Kissinger
  6. John Steinbeck
  7. Jimmy Carter
  8. T.S. Eliot
  9. William Faulkner
  10. Theodore Roosevelt

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# Celebrity AgeDescription Views Rank
1. Barack Obama53American politician, 44th President of the United States 256,329 572
2. Martin Luther King39*Political activist 83,657 2,120
3. Ernest Hemingway61*American writer and journalist 29,199 5,916
4. Al Gore6645th Vice President of the United States 14,581 10,070
5. Henry Kissinger91United States Secretaries of State, National Security Advisor 13,268 11,492
6. John Steinbeck66*American writer, Nobel Prize for Literature laureate in 1962 6,706 16,714
7. Jimmy Carter89President of the United States 6,118 18,228
8. T.S. Eliot76*Poet, dramatist, literary critic 4,448 21,584
9. William Faulkner64*Novelist, short story writer 4,013 23,145
10. Theodore Roosevelt60*26th President of the United States 3,108 26,590
11. Woodrow Wilson67*28th President of the United States 1,544 37,657
12. Eugene O'Neill65*American playwright, and Nobel laureate in Literature 1,370 40,903
13. Kary Mullis69American biochemist 1,236 41,258
14. Sinclair Lewis65*Novelist, short story writer, playwright 597 57,113
15. Pearl S. Buck80*Novelist, writer, missionary, activist 566 57,479
16. Richard Feynman69*American Nobel Prize-winning physicist and science educator 512 63,450
17. Toni Morrison83American novelist 434 66,981
18. Elie Wiesel85American-Jewish political activist, professor, and novelist 389 67,998
19. Gerty Cori61*Austrian biochemist 210 84,026
20. Milton Friedman94*American economist, public intellectual, Nobel laureate 192 85,862
21. Robert Burns Woodward62*Organic chemist and discoverer of Woodward-Hoffmann rules 160 91,343
22. Venkatraman RamakrishnanIndian scientist 157 91,540
23. Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar84*Physicist 147 93,607
24. Charles K. Kao80Hong Hong-British-American physicist 118 101,778
25. Barbara McClintock59Children's author and illustrator 109 109,107
26. Saul Bellow89*Novelist, short story writer, critic, professor 89 112,575
27. Joseph Brodsky55*poet, essayist 72 119,566
28. James Carter45American musician 67 130,133
29. Jody Williams63American teacher and aid worker 57 127,203
30. Donald A. Glaser86*American physicist and neurobiologist 55 126,818
31. Frank B. Kellogg80*American politician 55 124,917
32. Richard F. Heck83 53 129,728
33. Ahmed Zewail68Egyptian chemist 52 128,827
34. Robert Fogel86*American economist, historian 50 131,060
35. Kenneth G. Wilson77*American physicist 49 137,506
36. Eugene Wigner92*Mathematician and Nobel Prize-winning physicist 48 149,660
37. Selman Waksman85*American scientist, biochemist, microbiologist who discovered Streptomycin and many antibiotics. 46 134,781
38. Yoichiro Nambu93American physicist 45 133,495
39. Linus Pauling93*American biochemist and theoretical chemist, anti-nuclear testing campaigner, Nobel laureate 44 142,299
40. George Marshall78*Politician and United States Army general 44 139,046
41. Edmund Phelps81American economist 43 138,891
42. Arthur Kornberg89*American biochemist 43 145,995
43. Alfred Hershey88*American chemist 42 140,414
44. Jane Addams74*American activist and pacifist 41 151,724
45. Chen Ning Yang91Nobel Prize-winning physicist 39 169,035
46. Leon M. Lederman92American mathematician and physicist 35 151,227
47. Carol W. Greider53American molecular biologist 35 152,983
48. Frank Sherwood Rowland84*American chemist 34 153,312
49. John Bennett Fenn93*American chemist 34 151,178
50. Edwin G. Krebs91*American biochemist 33 252,309
51. Cordell Hull83*American politician 33 160,719
52. Melvin Calvin2*American chemist, Nobel laureate in Chemistry 32 160,411
53. David H. Hubel87*Canadian neuroscientist 32 160,360
54. Jack Kilby81*American physicist 32 157,948
55. Christian B. Anfinsen79*Nobel laureate, for demonstrating that the information determining the 3D structure of protein molecules is contained in the amino-acid sequence 32 153,307
56. Thomas J. Sargent71American economist 32 153,241
57. Robert C. Merton70American economist 31 155,622
58. Brian P. Schmidt47American-Australian astrophysicist and Nobel laureate 30 162,737
59. Ben Roy Mottelson88Danish nuclear physicist 30 163,119
60. John Forbes Nash, Jr.86American mathematician 30 160,444
61. Martin RodbellAmerican biochemist 27 -
62. Daniel Carleton Gajdusek85*Nobel Prize-winning medical researcher 27 175,629
63. Joshua Lederberg82*American molecular biologist 26 175,611
64. Elihu Root91*American politician 26 173,038
65. Arthur Leonard Schawlow77*American physicist 26 175,635
66. Isaac Bashevis Singer88*Yiddish writer 25 183,381
67. William Shockley79*Physicist, inventor 25 176,047
68. Mario Capecchi76Genetics, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2007. 24 175,480
69. Bruce Beutler56American, Scientist 24 174,774
70. Roy J. Glauber78American physicist 24 175,328
71. Franco Modigliani85*Economist 24 179,450
72. Charles Hard Townes99American Physicist 24 176,605
73. Anthony James Leggett76British-American physicist 23 183,244
74. Adam Riess44American Nobel laureate 23 191,393
75. Luis Walter Alvarez77*American physicist 23 180,303
76. Carl David Anderson85*American scientist 23 183,294
77. Isidor Isaac Rabi89*US physicist 23 187,624
78. Andrew Schally87Polish-American endocrinologist 22 187,474
79. Kenneth Arrow93Economist 22 183,367
80. Robert Bruce Merrifield84*American biochemist 22 187,407
81. Linda B. Buck67American, Biologist 22 192,009
82. John Pople78*Chemist 22 209,189
83. Severo Ochoa88*Spanish physician 22 187,627
84. Karl Barry Sharpless73American chemist 22 183,288
85. Leonid Hurwicz90*American economist, mathematician and Nobel laureate 22 196,202
86. Arno Allan Penzias81American physicist 21 197,348
87. Gertrude B. Elion81*American biochemist 21 197,344
88. Douglas D. Osheroff69American physicist 20 209,057
89. Hans Bethe98*Physicist 19 224,240
90. James Heckman70American economist 19 197,421
91. Paul Lauterbur77*American scientist 19 265,526
92. Norman Borlaug95*Agronomist 18 209,903
93. Willard Libby71*American, Scientist 18 209,127
94. Clifford Shull85*American physicist 18 202,916
95. Eric Maskin63American economist 18 201,570
96. Ralph M. Steinman68*American immunologist and cell biologist; Nobel laureate 18 201,468
97. Maria Goeppert-Mayer65*Physicist 17 209,167
98. Christopher A. Sims71American time-series statistician and econometrician, developer of vector auto-regressive models, Bayesian statistician, President of the Econometric Society, 2011 winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics (with Thomas J. Sargent) 17 214,751
99. Baruj Benacerraf90*Immunologist and Nobel award winner in medicine 17 223,201
100. Edward Mills Purcell84*American physicist 17 223,551
* deceased (age at death)