Theodore Roosevelt was the first president of the U.S.A to receive the Nobel Peaces Prize. He was also the first statesmen to receive it. In the article it states that, "he received the Peace Prize for having negotiated peace in the Russo-Japanese war in 1904-5. He also resolved a dispute with Mexico by resorting to arbitration as recommended by the peace movement." In the Swedish newspapers it states that Norway rewarded Roosevelt with the Peace Prize, in order for them to win powerful friends.
Ralph Bunche was the first African-American to win the Nobel Peace Prize. The article states that he won it for "his peace mediation during the first Arab-Israeli war, American diplomat Ralph Joseph Bunche receives the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway." After he won the prize, he continued his important role at the U.N, and was noted for his great work there.
Marie Curie was the first woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize. She actually won two prizes. The first one she was rewarded was for physics. The second prize she won was for Chemistry. Marie discovered radium and podium. After her husband died, she was rewarded his spot Sorbonne University. She died on July 4, 1934.
Alfred Nobel was the founder of the Nobel Peace Prize. He also invented dynamite. Nobel could speak several languages. Nobel made the Peace Prize to award people that achieve outstandingly in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature, and for work in peace. Nobel left most of his last will to the Nobel Peace Prize establishment.