List of Italian Nobel laureates
Nobel Prize is the most honorable award in the world. Since 1906, 20 Italians have been awarded with this honour.
|1906||Camillo Golgi||Medicine||"in recognition of their work on the structure of the nervous system"|
|1906||Giosuè Carducci||Literature||"not only in consideration of his deep learning and critical research, but above all as a tribute to the creative energy, freshness of style, and lyrical force which characterize his poetic masterpieces"|
|1907||Ernesto Teodoro Moneta||Peace|
|1909||Guglielmo Marconi||Physics||"in recognition of their contributions to the development of wireless telegraphy"|
|1926||Grazia Deledda||Literature||"for her idealistically inspired writings which with plastic clarity picture the life on her native island and with depth and sympathy deal with human problems in general"|
|1934||Luigi Pirandello||Literature||"for his bold and ingenious revival of dramatic and scenic art"|
|1938||Enrico Fermi||Physics||"for his demonstrations of the existence of new radioactive elements produced by neutron irradiation, and for his related discovery of nuclear reactions brought about by slow neutrons"|
|1957||Daniel Bovet||Medicine||"for his discoveries relating to synthetic compounds that inhibit the action of certain body substances, and especially their action on the vascular system and the skeletal muscles"|
|1959||Emilio Gino Segrè||Physics||"for their discovery of the antiproton"|
|1959||Salvatore Quasimodo||Literature||"for his lyrical poetry, which with classical fire expresses the tragic experience of life in our own times"|
|1963||Giulio Natta||Chemistry||"for their discoveries in the field of the chemistry and technology of high polymers"|
|1969||Salvador Luria||Medicine||"for their discoveries concerning the replication mechanism and the geneticstructure of viruses"|
|1975||Renato Dulbecco||Medicine||"for their discoveries concerning the interaction between tumour viruses and the genetic material of the cell"|
|1975||Eugenio Montale||Literature||"for his distinctive poetry which, with great artistic sensitivity, has interpreted human values under the sign of an outlook on life with no illusions"|
|1984||Carlo Rubbia||Physics||"for their decisive contributions to the large project, which led to the discovery of the field particles W and Z,communicators of weak interaction"|
|1986||Rita Levi-Montalcini||Medicine||"for their discoveries of growth factors"|
|1997||Dario Fo||Literature||"who emulates the jesters of the Middle Ages in scourging authority andupholding the dignity of the downtrodden"|
|2002||Riccardo Giacconi||Physics||"for pioneering contributions to astrophysics, which have led to the discovery of cosmic X-ray sources"|
|2007||Mario Capecchi||Medicine||"for their discoveries of principles for introducing specific gene modifications in mice by the use of embryonic stem cells"
- "Italian Nobel laureates". www.italiansrus.com. Retrieved 17 October 2015.