The Abel Prize is an international prize presented by the King of Norway to one or more outstanding mathematicians. Named after Norwegian mathematician Niels Henrik Abel (1802–1829), the Abel Prize and the Fields Medal have often been described as the “Mathematician’s Nobel Prizes”. It comes with a monetary award of Norwegian krone (NOK) 6 million (approximately US$1 million).

Further information: http://www.abelprize.no/