List of prizes known as the Nobel of a field

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This is a non-exhaustive list of prizes known as "the Nobel Prize of" a given field. Several fields of human cultural and scientific development are not included in the Nobel Prizes, because they were not part of Alfred Nobel's will. Many unaffiliated prizes have since been referred to as "the Nobel Prize of X", despite this being discouraged by the Nobel Foundation.[1]

Architecture
Computer Science
Economics
Environmental protection, sustainable development and human rights
Geography
Information Technology and Computer Engineering
Mathematics
Music
Political Science
Statistics
The arts, humanities, social sciences, law and theology

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