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List of women winners of Nobel Peace Prize

Three women shared the Nobel Peace Prize today -- Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, peace activist Leymah Gbowee, also from Liberia and Yemeni activist Tawakkul Karman -- bringing to 15 the number of women to have won the honour in more than a century.

world Updated: Oct 07, 2011 15:49 IST

Three women shared the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday -- Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, peace activist Leymah Gbowee, also from Liberia and Yemeni activist Tawakkul Karman -- bringing to 15 the number of women to have won the honour in more than a century.

Here is a list of the 15 women winners:



2011: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Leymah Gbowee (Liberia), Tawakkul Karman (Yemen)
2004: Wangari Maathai (Kenya)
2003: Shirin Ebadi (Iran)
1997: Jody Williams (United States)
1992: Rigoberta Menchu (Guatemala)
1991: Aung San Suu Kyi (Myanmar)
1982: Alva Myrdal (Sweden)
1979: Mother Teresa (India)
1976: Mairead Corrigan and Betty Williams (Britain)
1946: Emily Greene Balch (United States)
1931: Jane Addams (United States)
1905: Bertha von Suttner (Austria)