Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (President of Liberia)
Leymah Roberta Gbowee of Liberia
Tawakkul Karman of Yemen
Nobel Prize in Literature - " because, through his condensed, translucent images, he gives us fresh access to reality."
Tomas Transtromer of Sweden
Nobel Prize in Chemistry - "for the discovery of quasicrystals"
Dan Schechtman of Israel
Nobel Prize in Physics = "for the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the Universe through observations of distant supernovae"
Saul Perlmutter of USA
Brian P Schmidt of USA & Australia
Adam Guy Reiss of USA
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine -"for their discoveries concerning the activation of innate immunity"
Bruce Alan Beutler of USA
Jules A. Hoffmann of Luxembourg & France
"'for his discovery of the dendritic cell and its role in adaptive immunity"
Ralph Marvin Steinman of Canada
Congrats to the above winners!