Nobel Peace Prize laureates

World leaders for Peace

The Dalai Lama

1989 Nobel Peace Prize winner for is efforts to resolve the Tibetan conflict peacefully and for being a global man of peace and environmental advocate.

Betty Williams

1976 Nobel Peace Prize winner in recognition for her efforts to create a grassroots movement to end decades of violence in Northern Ireland.

Rigoberta Menchù Tum

1992 Nobel Peace Prize winner for being an advocate of indigenous people's rights in Central America and worldwide.

Oscar Arias Sánchez

1987 Nobel Peace Prize winner for his efforts to negotiate a peaceful resolution to years of war in Central America.

Desmond Tutu

1984 Nobel Peace Prize winner for his courageous leadership in finding a nonviolent solution to the policy of apartheid in South Africa.

Mairead Corrigan Maguire

1976 Nobel Peace Prize winner for her efforts to create a grassroots movement to end decades of violence in Northern Ireland.

Adolfo Pérez Esquivel

1980 Nobel Peace Prize winner for his leadership for human rights and true democracy for the people of Latin America.

José Ramos-Horta

1996 Nobel Peace Prize winner for his sustained efforts to end the oppression of the East Timorese people.

Jody Williams

1997 Nobel Peace Prize winner for creating and international treaty to ban landmines and clearing landmine fields worldwide.

Sir Joseph Rotblat

1995 Nobel Peace Prize winner for his efforts to eliminate the use of nuclear weapons worldwide.

Shirin Ebadi

2003 Nobel Peace Prize winner for her efforts for democracy, peace, and women's rights in the Middle East.

Leymah Gbowee

2011 Nobel Peace Prize winner for leading a nonviolent women's movement to end the civil war in Liberia.

Tawakkol Karman

2011Nobel Peace Prize winner for securing a role for women in the peace building and democratic processes in Yemen.

Kailash Satyarthi

2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner for leading a global movement to end child slavery and exploitive child labor practices.

 

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