The prize is set to be awarded for the 102nd time, with the winner – or winner – joining 135 previous laureates.
Many of them are famous celebrities and agencies, and some are controversial recipients.
Four US Presidents have won the award; Woodrow Wilson, Theodore Roosevelt, Jimmy Carter and Barack Obama, who won in 2009 for “extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.”
He has been joined by many revolutionary and political leaders, including Nelson Mandela, Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and Polish dissident Lech Wasa.
International organizations are sometimes awarded; The United Nations won the prize in 2001, the European Union joined them in 2012, and the World Food Program is the most recent winner.
In 2014, Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai became the youngest winner of the award at just 17 years old.
But many of the winners have proved controversial. Prime Minister of Ethiopia abi ahmed He was given the honor only two years ago, but he has since been condemned for his role in presiding over a protracted civil war that, by many accounts, marked the genocide and destabilized the wider Horn of Africa region. has the capacity to do so.
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