7 Ignoble Nobel Prize Winners

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A total of 561 Nobel prizes have been awarded since 1901, most of them deservedly so. However, the most prestigious and coveted prize on the planet is not without its share of controversy. The Nobel Committee has been accused of Eurocentrism, left-leaning politics, favouritism and just simply overlooking candidates that went on to legendary fame in their fields and made incredible contributions to the progress of Mankind but received no recognition from the Committee. Here are some of the most controversial Nobel Prizes awarded or simply not awarded.

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