Winners of Nobel Peace Prize since 1980
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Winners of Nobel Peace Prize since 1980

Jimmy Carter, Barack Obama, Yasser Arafat, Shimon Peres and Yitzhak Rabin were among the individuals to receive the award

Yitzhak Rabin, left, chats with Yasser Arafat, center, and Shimon Peres after the three received the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo in 1994. (GPO)
Yitzhak Rabin, left, chats with Yasser Arafat, center, and Shimon Peres after the three received the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo in 1994. (GPO)

The 2014 Nobel Peace Prize was announced Friday. Here is a list of winners of the award since 1980:

— 2014: Kailash Satyarthi, India, and Malala Yousafzai, Pakistan.

— 2013: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.

— 2012: European Union.

— 2011: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberia, Leymah Gbowee, Liberia, and Tawakkol Karman, Yemen.

— 2010: Liu Xiaobo, China.

— 2009: Barack Obama, United States.

— 2008: Martti Ahtisaari, Finland.

— 2007: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and Al Gore, United States.

— 2006: Muhammad Yunus, Bangladesh and Grameen Bank, Bangladesh.

— 2005: International Atomic Energy Agency and Mohamed ElBaradei, Egypt.

— 2004: Wangari Maathai, Kenya.

— 2003: Shirin Ebadi, Iran.

— 2002: Jimmy Carter, United States.

— 2001: United Nations and Kofi Annan, Ghana.

— 2000: Kim Dae-jung, South Korea.

— 1999: Medecins Sans Frontieres.

— 1998: John Hume, United Kingdom, and David Trimble, United Kingdom.

— 1997: International Campaign to Ban Landmines and Jody Williams, United States.

— 1996: Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo, East Timor, and Jose Ramos-Horta, East Timor.

— 1995: Joseph Rotblat, United Kingdom, and Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs

— 1994: Yasser Arafat, Palestine territories, Shimon Peres, Israel, and Yitzhak Rabin, Israel.

— 1993: Nelson Mandela, South Africa, and Frederik Willem de Klerk, South Africa.

— 1992: Rigoberta Menchu Tum, Guatemala.

— 1991: Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma.

— 1990: Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev, USSR (now Russia).

— 1989: The 14th Dalai Lama (Tenzin Gyatso), China.

— 1988: United Nations Peacekeeping Forces

— 1987: Oscar Arias Sanchez, Costa Rica.

— 1986: Elie Wiesel, United States.

— 1985: International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War.

— 1984: Desmond Mpilo Tutu, South Africa.

— 1983: Lech Walesa, Poland.

— 1982: Alva Myrdal, Sweden, and Alfonso Garcia Robles, Mexico.

— 1981: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

— 1980: Adolfo Perez Esquivel, Argentina.

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