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Alice Ann Munro, Nobel Prize in Literature, 2013 MP

Alice Ann Munro (née Laidlaw; born 10 July 1931) is a Canadian author. The recipient of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature and the 2009 Man Booker International Prize for her lifetime body of wo...

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Martin Karplus, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2013 MP

Martin Karplus received the 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, together with Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel for "the development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems". Biophysics and Bio...

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Walther W. G. Bothe, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1954 MP (1891 - 1957)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Walther Wilhelm Georg Bothe (8 January 1891 in Oranienburg – 8 February 1957 in Heidelberg) was a German nuclear physicist, who shared the Nobel Prize in P...

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Felix Bloch, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1952 MP (1905 - 1983)

Felix Bloch was born in Zurich, Switzerland on October 23, 1905, the son of Jewish parents Gustav and Agnes Bloch. From 1912 to 1918, Bloch attended the public primary school. After attending the Gymna...

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Klas Arnoldsson MP (1844 - 1916)

Födelseant Göteborgs domkyrkofs C:7 sid 615. Klas Pontus Arnoldsson (27 October 1844 – 20 February 1916) was a Swedish author, journalist, politician, and committed pacifist who ...

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Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov, Nobel Peace Prize 1975 MP (1921 - 1989)

Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov (Russian: Андре́й Дми́триевич Са&...

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Fredrik Bajer, Nobel Peace Prize, 1908 MP (1837 - 1922)

Fredrik Bajer (April 21, 1837 – January 22, 1922) was a Danish writer, teacher, and pacifist politician who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1908 . The son of a clergyman, Bajer served as an ...

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Mo Yan 莫言, Nobel Prize in Literature, 2012 MP

Guan Moye (simplified Chinese: 管谟业 ; traditional Chinese: 管謨業 ; pinyin: Guǎn Móyè ; born 17 February 1955), better known by the pen name M...

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Paul Balluet, baron d'Estournelles de Constant, Nobel Peace Prize 1909 MP (1852 - 1924)

Paul-Henri-Benjamin Baluet d'Estournelles, baron de Constant de Rébecque (22 November 1852 – 15 May 1924), was a French diplomat and politician, advocate of international arbitration and ...

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Henry Way Kendall (1926 - 1999)

Henry Way Kendall (December 9, 1926 – February 15, 1999) was an American particle physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1990 jointly with Jerome Isaac Friedman and Richard E. Taylor ...

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Christian de Duve MP (1917 - 2013)

Christian de Duve , né le 2 octobre 1917 à Thames-Ditton en Angleterre et mort le 4 mai 20131, est un docteur en médecine et biochimiste belge qui reçut le prix Nobel de phy...

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C.V. Raman MP (1888 - 1970)

C.V. Raman Nobel Laureate Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Rāman, FRS, (Tamil: சந்திரசேகர வெங்�...

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George A. Akerlof, Nobel Prize Winner in Economics MP

George Arthur Akerlof (born June 17, 1940) is an American economist and Koshland Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. He won the 2001 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sci...

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André Lwoff MP (1902 - 1994)

André Michael Lwoff , né le 8 mai 1902 à Ainay-le-Château et mort le 30 septembre 1994 à Paris, est un chercheur en biologie français. Il reçoit le Prix...

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Francois Jacob, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1965 MP (1920 - 2013)

François Jacob , né le 17 juin 1920 à Nancy et mort le 19 avril 20131, est un chercheur en biologie français. En 1965, il est récompensé du prix Nobel de physi...

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Lech Wałęsa, Prezydent RP MP

Gdańsk, Pomorskie, Poland

Lech Wałęsa – polityk i działacz związkowy, współzałożyciel i pierwszy przewodniczący „Solidarności”, opozycjo...

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Jacques Lucien MONOD, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1965 MP (1910 - 1976)

Jacques Lucien Monod (9 February 1910 – 31 May 1976) was a French biologist who was awarded a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1965, sharing it with François Jacob and Andre Lwoff...

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René Samuel Cassin, Nobel Peace Prize 1968 MP (1887 - 1976)

René Samuel Cassin (born 5 October 1887 in Bayonne, France; died 20 February 1976 in Paris, France) was a French jurist, law professor and judge. The son of a French-Jewish merchant, he served a...

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Arno Allan Penzias, Nobel Prize in Physics 1978 MP

San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA

Arno Penzias Website Biography Arno Allan Penzias (born 26 April 1933) is an American physicist and Nobel laureate in physics. Penzias was born in Munich, Germany, the son of Justine (né...

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Emil Adolf von Behring, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1901 MP (1854 - 1917)

Emil Adolf von Behring (15 March 1854 – 31 March 1917) was a German physiologist who received the 1901 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, the first one so awarded. Biography Behring was ...

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Ivan Petrovich Pavlov Nobel Laureate 1904 MP (1849 - 1936)

Ivan Petrovich Pavlov (Ива́н Петро́вич Па́влов; 26 Sep...

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Robert Koch, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1905 MP (1843 - 1910)

Heinrich Hermann Robert Koch (11 December 1843 – 27 May 1910) was a German physician. He became famous for isolating Bacillus anthracis (1877), the Tuberculosis bacillus (1882) and Vibrio choler...

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Chandrasekhara Subrahmanyan Iyer, Nobel Prize in Physice 1983 MP (1910 - 1995)

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, FRS (i/ˌtʃʌndrəˈʃeɪkɑr/; Tamil: சுப்பிரமணி ...

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Gerty Theresa Cori, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1947 MP (1896 - 1957)

Gerty Theresa Cori , née Radnitz, was born in Prague on August 15th, 1896. She received her primary education at home before entering a Lyceum for girls in 1906; she graduated in 1912 and studie...

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Carl Ferdinand Cori, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1947 MP (1896 - 1984)

Carl Ferdinand Cori was born in Prague on December 5th, 1896. His father, Dr. Carl I. Cori, was Director of the Marine Biological Station in Trieste, and it was here that young Carl spent his childhood...

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Alva Reimers (1902 - 1986)

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Sir John Douglas Cockcroft, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1951 (1897 - 1968)

Sir John Douglas Cockcroft OM KCB CBE FRS (27 May 1897 – 18 September 1967 ) was a British physicist. He shared the 1951 Nobel Prize in Physics for splitting the atomic nucleus with Ernest Walto...

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Hermann Joseph Muller, Nobel Laureate, 1946 MP (1890 - 1967)

Hermann Joseph Muller (or H. J. Muller) (December 21, 1890 – April 5, 1967) was an American geneticist, educator, and Nobel laureate best known for his work on the physiological and genetic effe...

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Karl Landsteiner, Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine 1930 MP (1868 - 1943)

Karl Landsteiner FRS (June 14, 1868 – June 26, 1943), was an Austrian biologist and physician. He is noted for having first distinguished the main blood groups in 1900, having developed the mode...

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August Krogh, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1920 MP (1874 - 1949)

Biography August Krogh Wikipedia Schack August Steenberg Krogh (November 15, 1874 – September 13, 1949) was a Danish professor with partly Romani background (Romani mother) at the departme...

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Dalai Lama (丹增嘉措) Nobel Peace Prize 1989 MP

Biography Tenzin Gyatso - The 14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatsos Photos Time Cover: April 20th, 1959 Escape From China 14th Dalai Lama , Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso born ...

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Brian Kent Kobilka, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2012 MP

Brian Kent Kobilka (born May 1955) is an American Nobel Prize winning professor in the departments of Molecular and Cellular Physiology at Stanford University School of Medicine. He is also the co-foun...

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Robert Joseph Lefkowitz, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2012 MP

Robert Joseph Lefkowitz (born April 15, 1943) is an American physician-scientist best known for his work with G protein-coupled receptors, for which, with Brian Kobilka, he was awarded the 2012 Nobel P...

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Lloyd Stowell Shapley, Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences 2012 MP

Lloyd Stowell Shapley (born June 2, 1923) is a distinguished American mathematician and economist. He is a Professor Emeritus at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), affiliated with department...

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Dr. Alfred Hermann Fried MP (1864 - 1921)

Alfred Hermann Fried geburt als Sohn von Samuel Fried und Berta geb. Engel; erste Wohnung Wien II., Leopoldstadt, Praterstrasse 3, 11 XI 1864 (Num. 626 ). The May 6, 1921 edition of Neue Freie Presse...

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John Hasbrouck Van Vleck, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1977 MP (1899 - 1980)

John Hasbrouck Van Vleck (March 13, 1899 – October 27, 1980) was an American physicist and mathematician, co-awarded the 1977 Nobel Prize in Physics, for his contributions to the understanding o...

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James Tobin, Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, 1981 MP (1918 - 2002)

James Tobin (March 5, 1918 – March 11, 2002) was an American economist who, in his lifetime, served on the Council of Economic Advisors and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, ...

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Percy Williams Bridgman, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1946 MP (1882 - 1961)

Percy Williams Bridgman (21 April 1882 – 20 August 1961) was an American physicist who won the 1946 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on the physics of high pressures. He also wrote extensivel...

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Rita Levi-Montalcini, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1986 MP (1909 - 2012)

History of Neuroscience: Rita Levi-Montalcini Rita Levi-Montalcini ; (22 April 1909 - 30 December 2012), Knight Grand Cross, is an Italian neurologist who, together with colleague Stanley Cohen, rece...

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Karl Manne Georg Siegbahn, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1924 MP (1886 - 1978)

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1924 was awarded to Manne Siegbahn "for his discoveries and research in the field of X-ray spectroscopy". Karl Manne Georg Siegbahn was born on the 3rd of December, 1886, a...

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Kai Manne Börje Siegbahn, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1981 MP (1918 - 2007)

Kai Manne Börje Siegbahn (20 April 1918 – 20 July 2007) was a Swedish physicist. Nobel Laureate in Physics, 1981 (Jointly) "for his contribution to the development of high-resolution elec...

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Charles Édouard Guillaume, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1920 MP (1861 - 1938)

Charles Édouard Guillaume (15 February 1861, Fleurier, Switzerland – 13 May 1938, Sèvres, France) was a Swiss physicist who received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1920, "in recogni...

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Wilhelm Carl Werner Otto Fritz Franz Wien, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1911 MP (1864 - 1928)

Wilhelm Carl Werner Otto Fritz Franz Wien (13 January 1864 – 30 August 1928) was a German physicist who, in 1893, used theories about heat and electromagnetism to deduce Wien's displacement law,...

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Charles Glover Barkla, Nobel Prize in Physics 1917 MP (1877 - 1944)

Charles Glover Barkla FRS (7 June 1877 to 23 October 1944) was a British physicist, and the winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1917 for his work in X-ray spectroscopy and related areas in the stud...

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Otto Stern, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1943 MP (1888 - 1969)

Otto Stern (17 February 1888 – 17 August 1969) was a German physicist and Nobel laureate in physics in 1943, "for his contribution to the development of the molecular ray method and his discover...

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Sir J. J. Thomson, Nobel Prize in Physics 1906 MP (1856 - 1940)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: Sir Joseph John "J. J." Thomson , OM, FRS (18 December 1856 – 30 August 1940) was a British physicist and Nobel laureate. He is credited for the discovery of th...

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Isidor Isaac Rabi, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1944 MP (1898 - 1988)

Isidor Isaac Rabi (29 July 1898 – 11 January 1988) was a Galician-born American physicist and Nobel laureate recognized in 1944 "for his resonance method for recording the magnetic properties of...

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Egas Moniz, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1949 MP (1874 - 1955)

António Caetano de Abreu Freire Egas Moniz (29 November 1874 – 13 December 1955), known as Egas Moniz , was a Portuguese neurologist and the developer of cerebral angiography. He is somet...

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Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson MP (1832 - 1910)

OVERSIKT over hendelser i Bjørnstjerne Bjørnsons liv: Bjørnstjerne Martinius Bjørnson (1832-1910) var en norsk forfatter, dikter og samfunnsdebattant. Han skrev teksten ...

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Aung San Suu Kyi Aris, Nobel Laureate MP

Aung San Suu Kyi MP AC (Burmese: ; MLCTS: aung hcan: cu. krany, IPA: [ʔàʊɴ sʰáɴ sṵ tɕì]; born 19 June 1945) is a Burmese opposition...

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Milton Friedman, Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, 1976 MP (1912 - 2006)

American economist, statistician, and economic advisor to President Ronald Reagan. Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient and Nobel laureate.

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Thomas J. Sargent, Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences 2011 MP

New York, NY, USA

Thomas J. Sargent From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Thomas J. Sargent New classical macroeconomics Born July 19, 1943 (age 68) Nationality United States Field Macroeconomics, monetary economics ...

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John Forbes Nash, Jr., Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, 1994 MP

NJ, USA

Economics Nobel Laureate 1994 Bio John Forbes Nash, Jr . Wikipedia John Forbes Nash, Jr. (born June 13, 1928) is a brilliant American mathematician whose works in game theory, differential geomet...

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Konrad Emil Bloch, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1964 MP (1912 - 2000)

Konrad Emil Bloch (b. January 21, 1912 – October 15, 2000) was a German American biochemist. Bloch received Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology in 1964 (joint with Feodor Lynen) for discoverie...

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Kofi Atta Annan MP

Kofi Atta Annan (born 8 April 1938) is a Ghanaian diplomat who served as the seventh Secretary-General of the UN from 1 January 1997 to 31 December 2006. Annan and the United Nations were the co-recipi...

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Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett, Baron Blackett, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1948 MP (1897 - 1974)

Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett, Baron Blackett OM CH FRS (18 November 1897 – 13 July 1974) was an English experimental physicist known for his work on cloud chambers, cosmic rays, and paleomagn...

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Wolfgang E. Pauli MP (1900 - 1958)

Wolfgang E. Pauli , Nobel Prize in Physics -1945 "for the discovery of the Exclusion Principle, also called the Pauli Principle". Father: Wolfgang Joseph Pacheles. (b. 1869), (later changed to Pauli ...

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Ernest Orlando Lawrence, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1939 MP (1901 - 1958)

Fekk Nobelprisen i Fysikk i 1939. Stend mykji om han på Wikipedia. Det kom ut ei bok om han i 1968:An American Genius The life of Ernest Orlando Lawrence Forfattar er Herbert Childs. E. P. Dutto...

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Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1933 MP (1902 - 1984)

Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac , OM, FRS (8 August 1902 – 20 October 1984) was an English theoretical physicist who made fundamental contributions to the early development of both quantum mechanics a...

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Arthur Holly Compton, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1927 MP (1892 - 1962)

Arthur Holly Compton (September 10, 1892 – March 15, 1962) was an American physicist and Nobel laureate in physics for his discovery of the Compton effect. He served as Chancellor of Washington ...

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Hans Albrecht Bethe, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1967 MP (1906 - 2005)

Hans Albrecht Bethe (July 2, 1906 – March 6, 2005) was a German-American nuclear physicist. The Nobel Prize in Physics 1967 was awarded to Hans Bethe "for his contributions to the theory of nucl...

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Barbara McClintock, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. 1983 MP (1902 - 1992)

Barbara McClintock (June 16, 1902 – September 2, 1992), the 1983 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, was an American scientist and one of the world's most distinguished cytogeneticists. Mc...

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James Franck, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1925 MP (1882 - 1964)

James Franck (26 August 1882 – 21 May 1964) was a German Jewish physicist and Nobel laureate. Biography Franck was born to Jacob Franck and Rebecca Nachum Drucker. Franck completed his Ph.D....

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Gustav Ludwig Hertz, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1925 MP (1887 - 1975)

Gustav Ludwig Hertz (22 July 1887 – 30 October 1975) was a German experimental physicist and Nobel Prize winner, and a nephew of Heinrich Rudolf Hertz. Biography Hertz was born in Hamburg an...

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Max Theodor von Laue, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1914 MP (1879 - 1960)

Max Theodor Felix von Laue (9 October 1879 – 24 April 1960) was a German physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1914 for his discovery of the diffraction of X-rays by crystals. In addit...

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Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Prof. Dr. MP (1853 - 1926)

"Door meten tot weten" NLD-1 & NLD-2 : Natuurkundige. 1913: winnaar van de Nobelprijs voor de Natuurkunde en hoogleraar aan de Universiteit van Leiden. "Door meten tot weten" was de slagzin van zijn ...

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Nils Gustaf Dalén, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1912 MP (1869 - 1937)

Nils Gustaf Dalén (30 November 1869 – 9 December 1937) was a Swedish Nobel Laureate and industrialist, the founder of the AGA company and inventor of the AGA cooker and the Dalén l...

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Antoine Henri Becquerel, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1903 MP (1852 - 1908)

Antoine Henri Becquerel (15 December 1852 – 25 August 1908) was a French physicist, Nobel laureate, and the discoverer of radioactivity along with Marie Skłodowska-Curie and Pierre Curie,...

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Johannes D. van der Waals MP (1837 - 1923)

Johannes Diderik van der Waals (November 23, 1837 – March 8, 1923) was a Dutch theoretical physicist and thermodynamicist famous for his work on an equation of state for gases and liquids. His...

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Gabriel Jonas Ferdinand Lippmann, Nobel Prize in Physics 1908 MP (1845 - 1921)

Jonas Ferdinand Gabriel Lippmann (16 August 1845 – 13 July, 1921) was a Franco-Luxembourgish physicist and inventor, and Nobel laureate in physics for his method of reproducing colours photograp...

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Hendrik Antoon Lorentz, Nobel Prize in Physics 1902 MP (1853 - 1928)

Hendrik Antoon Lorentz (18 July 1853 – 4 February 1928) was a Dutch physicist who shared the 1902 Nobel Prize in Physics with Pieter Zeeman for the discovery and theoretical explanation of the Z...

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Pieter Zeeman, prof.dr. MP (1865 - 1942)

Curriculum VITAE 1902 Nobel Prize in Physics with Hendrik Lorentz voor de ontdekking van 'het Zeeman-effect' 1900 : hoogleraar natuurkunde - Universiteit van Amsterdam Zie Wikipedia -----------...

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Robert A. Millikan, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1923 MP (1868 - 1953)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Robert A. Millikan (22 March 1868 – 19 December 1953) was an American experimental physicist, and Nobel laureate in physics for his measurement of the char...

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John Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1904 MP (1842 - 1919)

John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh , OM (12 November 1842 – 30 June 1919) was an English physicist who, with William Ramsay, discovered the element argon, an achievement for which he earned...

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Vernon Lomax Smith, Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, 2002 MP

Vernon Lomax Smith (born January 1, 1927) is professor of economics at Chapman University's Argyros School of Business and Economics and School of Law in Orange, California, a research scholar at Georg...

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Daniel Kahneman, Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences 2002 MP

Daniel Kahneman דניאל כהנמן ‎ (born March 5, 1934) is an Israeli-American psychologist and Nobel laureate. He is notable for...

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Sir William H. Bragg, Nobel Prize MP (1854 - 1942)

Sir William Henry Bragg OM, KBE, PRS (2 July 1862 – 10 March 1942) was a British physicist, chemist, mathematician and active sportsman who uniquely shared a Nobel Prize with his son William Law...

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Sir William L. T. Bragg, Nobel Prize MP (1890 - 1971)

Sir William Lawrence Bragg CH OBE MC FRS (31 March 1890 – 1 July 1971) was an Australian-born British physicist and X-ray crystallographer, discoverer (1912) of the Bragg law of X-ray diffractio...

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Alva Myrdal, Nobel Peace Prize, 1982 MP (1902 - 1986)

Alva Myrdal : Diplomat, Riksdagsledamot, Statsråd, Socialpolitiker, FN-tjänsteman Alva Myrdal (née Reimer; 31 January 1902 – 1 February 1986) was a Swedish sociologist and...

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Gunnar Myrdal (1898 - 1987)

Karl Gunnar Myrdal (6 December 1898 – 17 May 1987) was a Swedish Nobel Laureate economist, sociologist, and politician. In 1974, he received the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences wit...

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Rabindranath Tagore, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1913 MP (1861 - 1941)

Rabindranath Tagore (Bengali: রবীন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর, robindronath ţhakur)α[...

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Eugene Paul Wigner, Nobel Prize in Physics 1963 MP (1902 - 1995)

Eugene Paul "E. P." Wigner (Wigner Jenő Pál; November 17, 1902 – January 1, 1995) FRS was a Hungarian American theoretical physicist and mathematician. He received a share of the...

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Tomas Tranströmer, Nobel Prize in Literature 2011 MP

Tomas Gösta Tranströmer (born 15 April 1931) is a Swedish writer, poet and translator, whose poetry has been translated into over 60 languages. Tranströmer is acclaimed as one of t...

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Herta Müller, Nobel Prize in Literature 2009 MP

Berlin, Germany

Herta Müller (born 17 August 1953) is a Romanian-born German novelist, poet and essayist noted for her works depicting the effects of violence, cruelty and terror, usually in the setting of Comm...

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Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio, Nobel Prize in Literature 2008 MP

Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio (born 13 April 1940), usually identified as J. M. G. Le Clézio, is a French author and professor. The author of over forty works, he was awarded the 1963 Prix...

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Doris May Lessing MP (1919 - 2013)

Doris May Lessing CH (née Tayler; born 22 October 1919) is a British writer. Her novels include The Grass is Singing, The Golden Notebook, and five novels collectively known as Canopus in Argos....

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Orhan Pamuk, Nobel Prize in Literature 2006 MP

Ferit Orhan Pamuk (born 7 June 1952), generally known simply as Orhan Pamuk, is a Turkish novelist. He is also the Robert Yik-Fong Tam Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University, where he teach...

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Elfriede Jelinek, Nobel Prize in Literature 2004 MP

Elfriede Jelinek (born October 20, 1946) is an Austrian playwright and novelist. She was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2004 for her "musical flow of voices and counter-voices in novels and p...

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Imre Kertész, Nobel Prize in Literature 2002 MP

Berlin, Germany

"Imre Kertész - Biography" . Nobelprize.org. 30 Nov 2011 Imre Kertész . Born: 9 November 1929, Budapest, Hungary. Nobel Prize in Literature 2002, "for writing that upholds the fragile e...

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Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad "V. S." Naipaul, Nobel Prize in Literature 2001 MP

Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad "V. S." Naipaul , TC (born 17 August 1932) is a Nobel prize-winning Indo-Trinidadian-British writer who is known for his novels focusing on the legacy of the British Empire's ...

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Xingjian Gao, Nobel Prize in Literature 2000 MP

Paris, Île-de-France, France

Gao Xingjian, 高行健 (born January 4, 1940) is a Chinese-born novelist, playwright, critic, and painter. An émigré to France since 1987, Gao was granted French citizensh...

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Günter Wilhelm Grass, Nobel Prize in Literature 1999 MP

Berlin, Germany

Günter Wilhelm Grass (born 16 October 1927) is a Nobel Prize-winning German author, poet, playwright, sculptor and artist. He was born in the Free City of Danzig (now Gdańsk, Poland). I...

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Dario Fo, Nobel Prize in Literature 1997 MP

Italy

Dario Fo (born March 24, 1926) is an Italian satirist, playwright, theater director, actor and composer. His dramatic work employs comedic methods of the ancient Italian commedia dell'arte, a theatrica...

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Maria Wisława Anna Szymborska-Włodek, Nobel Prize in Literature 1996 MP (1923 - 2012)

Wisława Szymborska w Wikipedii po Polsku Wisława Szymborska (born July 2, 1923, in Prowent, now part of Kórnik, Poland) is a Polish poet, essayist and translator. Many of her poe...

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Seamus Heaney, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1995 MP (1939 - 2013)

Seamus Heaney (born 13 April 1939) is an Irish poet, writer and lecturer. He lives in Dublin. Heaney has received the Nobel Prize in Literature (1995), the Golden Wreath of Poetry (2001), T. S. Eliot P...

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Kenzaburō Ōe, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1994 MP

Kenzaburō Ōe, 大江 健三郎 (Ōe Kenzaburō?, born January 31, 1935) is a Japanese author and a major figure in contemporary Japanese literature. H...

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Dereck Alton Walcott, Nobel Prize for Literature 1992 MP

Derek Alton Walcott , OBE OCC (born 23 January 1930) is a Saint Lucian poet, playwright, writer and visual artist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1992 and the T. S. Eliot Prize in 201...

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Toni Morrison, Nobel Prize in Literature 1993 MP

USA

Toni Morrison (born Chloe Anthony Wofford on February 18, 1931) is a Nobel Prize and Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, editor, and professor. Her novels are known for their epic themes, vivid d...

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Camilo José Cela, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1989 MP (1916 - 2002)

Camilo José Cela y Trulock , 1st Marquis of Iria Flavia (11 May 1916 – 17 January 2002) was a Spanish novelist and short story writer. He was awarded the 1989 Nobel Prize in Literature "f...

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Naguib Mahfouz Nobel Prize in Literature 1988 MP (1911 - 2006)

Naguib Mahfouz, نجيب محفوظ ‎ (December 11, 1911 – August 30, 2006) was an Egyptian writer who won the 1988 Nobel Prize for L...

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