1. Nobel Peace Prize 2021: The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded jointly to Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov for their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression.
2. Academy Awards 2021: “Nomadland” won the Best Picture award at the 93rd Academy Awards, while Chloé Zhao became the second woman and first woman of color to win Best Director.
3. Pulitzer Prizes 2021: Notable Pulitzer Prize winners included Louise Erdrich for Fiction, Katori Hall for Drama, and Isabel Wilkerson for General Nonfiction.
4. World Food Prize 2021: Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted received the World Food Prize for her groundbreaking research on nutrition and food security in developing countries.
5. Booker Prize 2021: Richard Powers won the Booker Prize for Fiction for his novel “Bewilderment.”
6. Fields Medals 2022: The Fields Medals, recognized as the most prestigious awards in mathematics, were awarded to Maryna Viazovska, Karim Adiprasito, Étienne Ghys, and Akshay Venkatesh for their outstanding contributions to the field.
7. Turner Prize 2021: Artist Array Collective won the Turner Prize for their innovative and socially engaged art practices.
8. Pritzker Architecture Prize 2022: Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal were awarded the prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize for their commitment to sustainable and socially responsible architecture.
9. Man Booker International Prize 2021: The Man Booker International Prize was awarded to David Diop and Anna Moschovakis for the translated novel “At Night All Blood Is Black.”
10. Time Person of the Year 2021: Time magazine named Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, as the Person of the Year for his immense impact on technology and space exploration.