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Ludwig Quidde (March 23, 1858, Bremen – March 4, 1941) was a German pacifist who is mainly remembered today for his acerbic criticism of German Emperor Wilhelm II and a politician. Quidde's long...

10/11/2015 10/11/2015

Adolf Butenandt MP (1903 - 1995)

Adolf Friedrich Johann Butenandt (24 March 1903 – 18 January 1995) was a German biochemist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1939 for his "work on sex hormones." He initially rejec...

10/10/2015 10/10/2015

Muhammad Anwar El Sadat , محمد أنور السادات‎ ( 25 December 1918 – 6 October 1981) ...

8/4/2007 10/10/2015

Rigoberta Menchú Tum (Spanish: [riɣoˈβerta menˈtʃu]; born January 9, 1959) is an indigenous woman from the country of Guatemala, of the K'iche' ethnic group. M...

10/9/2015 10/9/2015

Bruce Alan Beutler (born December 29, 1957) is an American immunologist and geneticist.[1] Together with Jules A. Hoffmann, he received one-half of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for...

9/15/2015 9/15/2015

Stanley Prusiner MP

"Stan"

Won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1997 Stanley Benjamin Prusiner M.D (born May 28, 1942[2]) is an American neurologist and biochemist. Currently the director of the Institute for Neu...

4/23/2015 6/2/2015

Albert Luthuli MP (c.1898 - 1967)

"Mvumbi"

Albert John Luthuli was born around 1898 in Bulawayo (Zimbabwe) where his father was a catechist teacher. His ancestral home was the Umvoti Mission Reserve. In 1908 the Luthuli family returned to Nat...

5/2/2015 5/2/2015

Ralph Johnson Bunche (/bʌntʃ/; August 7, 1904 (disputed) or 1903 – December 9, 1971) was an American political scientist, academic, and diplomat who received the 1950 Nobel Peace P...

5/17/2014 4/23/2015

Friedrich August Hayek CH (German pronunciation: [ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈaʊ̯ɡʊst ˈhaɪ̯ɛk]) (8 May 1899 &#x...

10/10/2010 4/15/2015

Frederick Reines (March 16, 1918 – August 26, 1998) was an American physicist. He was awarded the 1995 Nobel Prize in Physics for his co-detection of the neutrino with Clyde Cowan in the neu...

3/16/2014 4/15/2015

Hans Jakob "Jack" Steinberger (born May 25, 1921) is a physicist currently residing near Geneva, Switzerland. He co-discovered the muon neutrino, along with Leon Lederman and Melvin Schwartz, for whi...

5/25/2014 4/15/2015

Serge Haroche (born 11 September 1944)[1] is a French physicist who was awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize for Physics jointly with David J. Wineland for "ground-breaking experimental methods that enable m...

9/11/2014 4/12/2015

Paul Anthony Samuelson (May 15, 1915 – December 13, 2009) was an American economist, and the first American to win the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. The Swedish Royal Academies st...

2/17/2007 4/12/2015

Gary Stanley Becker MP (1930 - 2014)

Gary Stanley Becker (December 2, 1930 – May 3, 2014)[1] was an American economist. He was professor of economics and sociology at the University of Chicago and at the Booth School of Business....

8/29/2008 4/11/2015

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Joseph Eugene Stiglitz, ForMemRS, FBA (born February 9, 1943) is an American economist and a professor at Columbia University. He is a recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2001...

12/3/2008 4/9/2015

Paul Robin Krugman (born February 28, 1953) is an American economist, Professor of Economics and International Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton Un...

10/22/2007 4/8/2015
       

Nicolaas Bloembergen (born March 11, 1920) is a Dutch-American physicist and Nobel laureate. He received his Ph.D. degree from University of Leiden under Cor Gorter in 1948; while pursuing his PhD at...

1/6/2015 1/6/2015

James Watson Cronin (born September 29, 1931) is an American nuclear physicist. Cronin was born in Chicago, Illinois and attended Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Cronin and co-researc...

1/6/2015 1/6/2015

Val Logsdon Fitch (born March 10, 1923, Merriman, Nebraska, USA) is an American nuclear physicist. A native of Merriman, Nebraska, he graduated from Gordon High School and attended Chadron State Colleg...

1/6/2015 1/6/2015

Sir Nevill Francis Mott , CH, FRS (30 September 1905 – 8 August 1996) was an English physicist who won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1977 for his work on the electronic structure of magnetic an...

1/6/2015 1/6/2015

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Karl von Frisch was the son of the surgeon and urologist Anton Ritter von Frisch (1849-1917) and his wife Marie, née Exner. He was the youngest of four son...

4/30/2012 1/5/2015

David Baltimore (born March 7, 1938) is an American biologist, university administrator, and Nobel laureate in Physiology or Medicine. He served as president of the California Institute of Technology (...

1/5/2015 1/5/2015

Sir Anthony James Leggett KBE FRS From Wikipedia Sir Anthony James Leggett, KBE, FRS (born 26 March 1938), also Tony Leggett, has been a Professor of Physics at the University of Illinois at Urba...

12/28/2014 12/28/2014

Oliver Smithies Biography In his own words From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Oliver Smithies Born June 23, 1925 (age 89) Halifax, West Yorkshire, England Nationality United Kingdom, United ...

12/28/2014 12/28/2014

Harold Eliot Varmus (born December 18, 1939) is an American Nobel Prize-winning scientist and the 14th and current Director of the National Cancer Institute, a post he was appointed to by President B...

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Jack St. Clair Kilby (November 8, 1923 – June 20, 2005) was an American electrical engineer who took part (along with Robert Noyce) in the realization of the first integrated circuit while worki...

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Carlo Rubbia OMRI (born on 31 March 1934) is an Italian particle physicist and inventor who shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1984 with Simon van der Meer for work leading to the discovery of the W ...

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Simon van der Meer (24 November 1925 – 4 March 2011) was a Dutch particle accelerator physicist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1984 with Carlo Rubbia for contributions to the CERN proj...

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I was born in Mount Vernon, New York, U.S.A. on May 5, 1921. My father had come from Europe a decade earlier. He left his home in Riga to study electrical engineering at Darmstadt, but arrived too late...

1/22/2007 12/11/2014

Wolfgang Paul (August 10, 1913 – December 7, 1993) was a German physicist, who co-developed the non-magnetic quadrupole mass filter which laid the foundation for what we now call an ion trap. He...

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[ . Norman Foster Ramsey, Jr. ] (August 27, 1915 – November 4, 2011) was an American physicist who was awarded the 1989 Nobel Prize in Physics, together with Hans G. Dehmelt from University of W...

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William Alfred "Willie" Fowler (/ˈfaʊlər/; August 9, 1911 – March 14, 1995) was an American nuclear physicist, later astrophysicist, who, with Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar won...

3/10/2011 12/11/2014

Klaus von Klitzing (28 June 1943 in Schroda) is a German physicist known for discovery of the integer quantum Hall Effect, for which he was awarded the 1985 Nobel Prize in Physics.

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Heinrich Rohrer (6 June 1933 – 16 May 2013) was a Swiss physicist who shared half of the 1986 Nobel Prize in Physics with Gerd Binnig for the design of the scanning tunneling microscope (STM). T...

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Ernst August Friedrich Ruska (25 December 1906 – 27 May 1988) was a German physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1986 for his work in electron optics, including the design of the first...

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Ben Roy Mottelson (born July 9, 1926) is an American-born Danish nuclear physicist. He won the 1975 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on the non-spherical geometry of atomic nuclei. Life and career...

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Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa or Peter Kapitza (Russian Пётр Леони́дович Кап&#x...

8/3/2011 12/10/2014

Samuel Chao Chung Ting (Chinese: 丁肇中; pinyin: Dīng Zhàozhōng; Wade-Giles: Ting Chao-chung) (born January 27, 1936) is an American physicist who received the No...

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Burton Richter (born March 22, 1931) is a Nobel Prize-winning American physicist. He led the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) team which co-discovered the J/ψ meson in 1974, alongside t...

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Sir Martin Ryle FRS (27 September 1918 – 14 October 1984) was an English radio astronomer who developed revolutionary radio telescope systems (see e.g. aperture synthesis) and used them for accu...

12/8/2014 12/8/2014

Brian David Josephson , FRS (born 4 January 1940), is a Welsh theoretical physicist and professor emeritus of physics at the University of Cambridge. Best known for his pioneering work on superconducti...

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Reona Esaki (江崎 玲於奈 Esaki Reona, born March 12, 1925), also known as Leo Esaki, is a Japanese physicist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1973 with Ivar Giaeve...

12/8/2014 12/8/2014

Leon N Cooper (born February 28, 1930) is an American physicist and Nobel Prize laureate, who with John Bardeen and John Robert Schrieffer, developed the BCS theory of superconductivity. He is also the...

12/8/2014 12/8/2014

John Robert Schrieffer (born May 31, 1931) is an American physicist and, with John Bardeen and Leon N Cooper, recipient of the 1972 Nobel Prize for Physics for developing the BCS theory, the first succ...

12/8/2014 12/8/2014

Dennis Gabor CBE, FRS (original Hungarian name: Gábor Dénes; 5 June 1900 – 8 February 1979) was a Hungarian-British electrical engineer and physicist, most notable for inventing ho...

12/7/2014 12/7/2014

Alexander Mikhaylovich Prokhorov , or Aleksandr Mikhailovich Prokhorov, (Russian: Алекса́ндр Миха0...

12/7/2014 12/7/2014

Nikolay Gennadiyevich Basov (Russian: Никола́й Генна́диевич &...

12/7/2014 12/7/2014

Julian Seymour Schwinger (February 12, 1918 – July 16, 1994) was a Nobel Prize winning American theoretical physicist. He is best known for his work on the theory of quantum electrodynamics (QED...

12/7/2014 12/7/2014

Sin-Itiro Tomonaga (朝永 振一郎 Tomonaga Shin'ichirō?, March 31, 1906 – July 8, 1979) was a Japanese physicist, influential in the development of quantum ele...

12/7/2014 12/7/2014

Alfred Kastler (3 May 1902 – 7 January 1984) was a French physicist, and Nobel Prize laureate. Kastler was born in Guebwiller (Alsace, German Empire) and later attended the Lycée Bartho...

12/7/2014 12/7/2014

Louis Eugène Félix Néel ForMemRS (22 November 1904 – 17 November 2000) was a French physicist born in Lyon. He studied at the Lycée du Parc in Lyon and was accepted a...

12/7/2014 12/7/2014

Johannes Hans Daniel Jensen, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1963 MP (1907 - 1923)

"J. Hans D. Jensen"

Johannes Hans Daniel Jensen (25 June 1907 – 11 February 1973) was a German nuclear physicist. During World War II, he worked on the German nuclear energy project, known as the Uranium Club, in w...

12/6/2014 12/6/2014

Maria Goeppert Mayer (June 28, 1906 – February 20, 1972) was a German-born American theoretical physicist, and Nobel laureate in Physics for proposing the nuclear shell model of the atomic nucle...

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Murray Gell-Mann (/ˈmʌri ˈɡɛl ˈmæn/; born September 15, 1929) is an American physicist who received the 1969 Nobel Prize in physics for his work on th...

9/15/2014 12/6/2014

Richard Phillips Feynman is an American physicist who was born in New York City on May 11, 1918. He grew up in Far Rockaway, Queens and when he was about 10, he started to buy old radios to use in his ...

1/19/2012 12/6/2014

Charles Hard Townes (born July 28, 1915) is an American Nobel Prize-winning physicist and educator. Townes is known for his work on the theory and application of the maser, on which he got the fund...

1/22/2007 12/6/2014

Robert Hofstadter (February 5, 1915 – November 17, 1990) was an American physicist. He was the joint winner of the 1961 Nobel Prize in Physics (together with Rudolf Mössbauer) "for his pi...

10/20/2008 12/6/2014

Rudolf Ludwig Mössbauer (Mößbauer; 31 January 1929 – 14 September 2011) was a German physicist best known for his 1957 discovery of recoilless nuclear resonance fluorescence...

12/6/2014 12/6/2014

Igor Yevgenyevich Tamm (Russian: И́горь Евге́ньевич ТамC...

12/6/2014 12/6/2014

Pavel Alekseyevich Cherenkov (Russian: Па́вел Алексе́евич Чер...

12/5/2014 12/5/2014

Owen Chamberlain (July 10, 1920 – February 28, 2006) was an American physicist, and Nobel laureate in physics for his discovery, with collaborator Emilio Segrè, of antiprotons, a sub-atom...

12/5/2014 12/5/2014

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Emilio Gino Segr è (30 January 1905 – 22 April 1989) was an Italian physicist and Nobel laureate who discovered the elements technetium and astatine...

10/24/2008 12/5/2014

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Ilya Mikhailovich Frank (Russian: Илья́ Миха́йлович...

3/16/2009 12/5/2014

Donald Arthur Glaser (September 21, 1926 – February 28, 2013) was an American physicist, neurobiologist, and the winner of the 1960 Nobel Prize in Physics for his invention of the bubble chamb...

9/21/2014 12/5/2014

Tsung-Dao (T. D.) Lee, (Chinese: 李政道; pinyin: Lǐ Zhèngdào) (born November 24, 1926) is a Chinese-born American physicist, well known for his work on parity vio...

12/5/2014 12/5/2014

Chen-Ning Yang 楊振寧 MP

"Franklin", "Frank"

Beijing, Beijing, China

Beijing, Beijing, China

Chen-Ning Franklin Yang (born October 1, 1922), also known as Yang Zhenning, is a Chinese-born American physicist who works on statistical mechanics and particle physics. He and Tsung-dao Lee received ...

12/5/2014 12/5/2014

Polykarp Kusch (January 26, 1911 – March 20, 1993) was a German-American physicist. In 1955 he was jointly awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics with Willis Eugene Lamb for his accurate determinat...

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Edward Mills Purcell (August 30, 1912 – March 7, 1997) was an American physicist who shared the 1952 Nobel Prize for Physics for his independent discovery (published 1946) of nuclear magnetic re...

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Cecil Frank Powell , FRS (5 December 1903 – 9 August 1969) was a British physicist, and Nobel Prize in Physics laureate for his development of the photographic method of studying nuclear process...

12/4/2014 12/4/2014

Hideki Yukawa ForMemRS FRSE (湯川 秀樹 Yukawa Hideki?, 23 January 1907 – 8 September 1981), was a Japanese theoretical physicist and the first Japanese Nobel laureate. ...

12/4/2014 12/4/2014

Clinton Joseph Davisson (October 22, 1881 – February 1, 1958), was an American physicist who won the 1937 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of electron diffraction in the famous Davisson-...

12/4/2014 12/4/2014

Sir George Paget Thomson, FRS (3 May 1892 – 10 September 1975) was an English physicist and Nobel laureate in physics recognised for his discovery with Clinton Davisson of the wave properties of...

11/3/2008 12/4/2014

Carl David Anderson (September 3, 1905 – January 11, 1991) was an American physicist. He is best known for his discovery of the positron in 1932, an achievement for which he received the 1936 No...

12/4/2014 12/4/2014

Victor Francis Hess (24 June 1883 – 17 December 1964) was an Austrian-American physicist, and Nobel laureate in physics, who discovered cosmic rays. Biography[edit] Victor Franz Hess was born ...

12/4/2014 12/4/2014

Sir James Chadwick , CH, FRS (20 October 1891 – 24 July 1974) was an English physicist who was awarded the 1935 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of the neutron in 1932. In 1941, he wrote...

12/3/2014 12/3/2014

Owen Willans Richardson MP (1879 - 1959)

Sir Owen Willans Richardson , FRS (26 April 1879 – 15 February 1959) was a British physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1928 for his work on thermionic emission, which led to Richards...

11/30/2014 11/30/2014

Charles Thomson Rees Wilson , CH, FRS (14 February 1869 – 15 November 1959) was a Scottish physicist and meteorologist who received the Nobel Prize in physics for his invention of the cloud cham...

11/30/2014 11/30/2014

Luis Walter Alvarez (June 13, 1911 – September 1, 1988) was an American experimental physicist, inventor, and professor who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1968. The American Journal...

11/29/2014 11/29/2014

Sydney Brenner , CH FRS FMedSci (born 13 January 1927) is a South African biologist and a 2002 Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate, shared with H. Robert Horvitz and John Sulston. Brenner ...

12/26/2010 11/27/2014

Alfred Goodman Gilman (born July 1, 1941) is an American pharmacologist and biochemist. He shared the 1994 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Martin Rodbell for their discoveries regarding G-...

7/1/2014 11/27/2014

J ules Jean Baptiste Vincent Bordet (13 June 1870 – 6 April 1961) was a Belgian immunologist and microbiologist. The bacterial genus Bordetella is named after him. Education and early life B...

11/27/2014 11/27/2014

Róbert Bárány (22 April 1876 – 8 April 1936) was a Austro-Hungarian otologist.[1][2] For his work on the physiology and pathology of the vestibular apparatus of the ear ...

11/25/2010 11/27/2014

Charles Robert Richet (25 August 1850 – 4 December 1935) was a French physiologist who initially investigated a variety of subjects such as neurochemistry, digestion, thermoregulation in homeoth...

11/27/2014 11/27/2014

Alexis Carrel (28 June 1873 – 5 November 1944) was a French surgeon and biologist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1912 for pioneering vascular suturing techniques. H...

11/27/2014 11/27/2014

Allvar Gullstrand (5 June 1862 – 28 July 1930) was a Swedish ophthalmologist and optician. Born at Landskrona, Sweden, Gullstrand was professor (1894–1927) successively of eye therapy a...

7/23/2013 11/27/2014

Ludwig Karl Martin Leonhard Albrecht Kossel (16 September 1853 – 5 July 1927) was a German biochemist and pioneer in the study of genetics. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medic...

11/26/2014 11/26/2014

Emil Theodor Kocher (25 August 1841 – 27 July 1917) was a Swiss physician and medical researcher who received the 1909 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work in the physiology, patho...

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Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov (Russian: Илья́ Ильи́ч Ме́чников, Ukrai...

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Santiago Ramón y Cajal ForMemRS (1 May 1852 – 18 October 1934) was a Spanish pathologist, histologist, neuroscientist and Nobel laureate. His original pioneering investigations of the mic...

11/26/2014 11/26/2014

Camillo Golgi (7 July 1843 – 21 January 1926) was an Italian physician, pathologist, scientist, and Nobel laureate. Several structures and phenomena in anatomy and physiology are named for him, ...

11/26/2014 11/26/2014

Ross, Sir Ronald (1857–1932), malariologist, was born on 13 May 1857 at the Himalayan hill station of Almora, North-Western Provinces, the eldest of ten children of General Sir Campbell Claye Gr...

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Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran (18 June 1845 – 18 May 1922) was a French physician who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1907 for his discoveries of parasitic protozoans as causat...

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Stanley Cohen (born November 17, 1922) is an American biochemist and Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology and Medicine (1986). Early life and education Cohen was born in Brooklyn, New York, November ...

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Paul Christian Lauterbur (May 6, 1929 – March 27, 2007) was an American chemist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2003 with Peter Mansfield for his work which made the deve...

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