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Nobel Peace Prize Winners

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2016 - Colombia president that helped end the 50-year long civil war
Juan Manuel Santos
2014 - Pakistani girl that won for better treatment of children and for the right to education; youngest to ever win in any category (only 17 at the time)
Malala Yousafzai
2011 - President of Liberia that won for women's rights' protection
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
2002 - former U.S. president that won 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
Jimmy Carter
2001 - U.N. General Secretary from Ghana that won with the U.N. in this year
Kofi Annan
1994 - the three men who won for their efforts to establish peace in the middle east
Yasser Arafat, Shimon Peres and Yitzhak Rabin
1993 - these two South Africans shared the award to attempt to end apartheid
Nelson Mandela and Frederik Willem de Klerk
1990 - the President of the USSR that won for arms control and disarmament, negotiation, and world organizing
Mikhail Gorbachev
1984 - South African bishop that was awarded for human rights fight
Desmond Tutu
1983 - Poland president; trade leader of the Solidarity movement
Lech Walesa
1979 - leader of Missionaries of Charity from India that won for humanitarian efforts
Mother Teresa
1978 - President of Egypt that with Menachem Begin negotiated the Camp David Accords
Anwar al-Sadat
1973 - Secretary of State that won for his negotiations about the Vietnam War
Henry Kissinger
1971, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany
Willy Brandt
1962 - Arm control and disarmament efforts; together with other scientists he spoke and wrote against the nuclear arms race, and he was a driving force in the Pugwash movement
Linus Pauling
1961 - a Swede, first Secretary General of the U.N.; tragically killed in a plane crash
Dag Hammarskjold
1950 - first African-American to win; brought a cease-fire to the Arab-Jewish conflict in the Middle East
Ralph Bunche
1945 - former Secretary of State; was instrumental in getting the U.N. to start
Cordell Hull
1931 - starter of the Hull House; won for her peace movement efforts
Jane Addams
1906 - American president awarded for his negotiation of many treaties including the Treaty of Portsmouth
Teddy Roosevelt
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