Abdus Salam 1979 Born: 29 January 1926, Jhang Maghiāna, India (now Pakistan) Died: 21 November 1996, Oxford, United Kingdom Affiliation at the time of the award: International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom Prize motivation: "for their contributions to the theory of the unified weak and electromagnetic interaction between elementary particles, including, inter alia, the prediction of the weak neutral current" Field…
Dr. Abdus Salam; scientist of Pakistan. Pakistan's only Nobel Prize winner. He is also the first Muslim scientist and only physicist to be awarded the Nobel Prize. Dr. Salam received the prize in 1979 in Stockholm, Sweden.
Dr Abdus Salam holds the distinction of being the first Pakistani and the first Muslim Nobel Laureate to receive the prize in the sciences