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Among the Nobel Laureates, the two most common dates for birthdays are 21 May and 28 February. Today is 21st May.

  1. Louis Renault
    Born: 21 May 1843, Autun, France
    Died: 8 February 1918, Barbizon, France
    Awarded Nobel Peace Prize in 1907 for peace movement, world organizing” 
  2. Charles Albert Gobat
    Born: 21 May 1843, Tramelan, Switzerland
    Died: 16 March 1914, Bern, Switzerland
    Awarded Nobel Peace Prize in 1902 for “peace movement” 
  3. Léon Victor Auguste Bourgeois
    Born: 21 May 1851, Paris, France
    Died: 29 September 1925, Épernay, France
    Awarded Nobel Peace Prize in 1920 for “world organizing” 
  4. Willem Einthoven
    Born: 21 May 1860, Semarang, Java, Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia)
    Died: 29 September 1927, Leiden, the Netherlands
    Awarded Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1924 “for his discovery of the mechanism of the electrocardiogram” 
  5. Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov
    Born: 21 May 1921, Moscow, Russia
    Died: 14 December 1989, Moscow, USSR (now Russia)
    Awarded Nobel Peace Prize in 1975 in the field of “human rights” 
  6. Bengt I. Samuelsson
    Born: 21 May 1934, Halmstad, Sweden
    Awarded Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1982 “for his discoveries concerning prostaglandins and related biologically active substances” 
  7. Günter Blobel
    Born: 21 May 1936, Waltersdorf (now Niegoslawice), Germany (now Poland)
    Awarded Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1999 “for the discovery that proteins have intrinsic signals that govern their transport and localization in the cell”

 

 

 

 

 

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