October 8, 2015 5:51 PM EDT

The Nobel Peace Prize, one of five Nobel prize categories created by Swedish chemist and engineer Alfred Nobel, is one of the world’s most prestigious awards and has been recognized internationally since its conception in 1901. Winners of the prize, from Martin Luther King, Jr. to Malala Yousfzai, are recognized for their outstanding philanthropic endeavors, including human rights, environmental conservation, and women’s education.

Watch some of the most memorable Nobel Peace Prize speeches in the video above.

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