Spain: Culture#

World Heritage#

Nobel Prize Winners (7)#

Here persons are counted for the country they born in or if their affiliation is with this country.
Vicente AleixandreLiterature1977"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"
Jacinto BenaventeLiterature1922"for the happy manner in which he has continued the illustrious traditions of the Spanish drama"
Camilo José CelaLiterature1989"for a rich and intensive prose, which with restrained compassion forms a challenging vision of man's vulnerability"
José Echegaray y EizaguirreLiterature1904"in recognition of the numerous and brilliant compositions which, in an individual and original manner, have revived the great traditions of the Spanish drama"
Juan Ramón JiménezLiterature1956"for his lyrical poetry, which in Spanish language constitutes an example of high spirit and artistical purity"
Severo OchoaMedicine1959"for their discovery of the mechanisms in the biological synthesis of ribonucleic acid and deoxyribonucleic acid"
Santiago Ramón y CajalMedicine1906"in recognition of their work on the structure of the nervous system"

National Parks#