Since 1904, eight Spaniards have been awarded the Nobel Prize.
The last winner,  Mario Vargas Llosa, is a Peruvian-Spanish dual national.
Laureates [ edit ]
"in recognition of the numerous and brilliant compositions which, in an individual and original manner, have revived the great traditions of the Spanish drama"
Santiago Ramón y Cajal
"in recognition of their work on the structure of the nervous system"
"for the happy manner in which he has continued the illustrious traditions of the Spanish drama"
Juan Ramón Jiménez
"for his lyrical poetry, which in Spanish language constitutes an example of high spirit and artistical purity"
"for their discovery of the mechanisms in the biological synthesis of ribonucleic acid and deoxyribonucleic acid"
"for a creative poetic writing which illuminates man's condition in the cosmos and in present-day society, at the same time representing the great renewal of the traditions of Spanish poetry between the wars"
Camilo José Cela
"for a rich and intensive prose, which with restrained compassion forms a challenging vision of man's vulnerability"
Mario Vargas Llosa
"for his cartography of structures of power and his trenchant images of the individual's resistance, revolt, and defeat"
References [ edit ]