The Top 5 Most Recent Winners of the Nobel Peace Prize

  Winner Year Country Reason
1 Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons 2013 The Netherlands "For its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons"
2 European Union 2012 28 member countries "For over six decades contributed to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe"
3 Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
Leymah Gbowee
Tawakkol Karman
2011 Liberia
"For their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women's rights to full participation in peace-building"
4 Liu Xiaobo 2010 China "For his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China"
5 Barack H. Obama 2009 United States "For his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples"
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Sources: 2014. Please visit the original source of the data here.

List Notes: In the case of more than one winner, the prize is divided into equal amounts. Each winner receives their portion of 8,000,000 Swedish Kronor ($1.1 million U.S. dollars). Country is where the organization is headquartered or place of birth of the person.
Most Recent Winners of the Nobel Peace Prize

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