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Joseph Brodsky, Nobel Prize in Literature 1987 MP (1940 - 1996)

Joseph Brodsky , Iosif Aleksandrovich Brodsky (Russian: Ио́сиф Алекса́ндров...

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Akinwande Oluwole Soyinka, Nobel Prize in Literature 1986 MP

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Akinwande Oluwole "Wole" Soyinka (born 13 July 1934) is a Nigerian writer, poet and playwright. He was awarded the 1986 Nobel Prize in Literature, where he was recognised as a man "who in a wide cultur...

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Claude Simon, Nobel Prize in Literature 1985 MP (1913 - 2005)

Claude Simon (10 October 1913, Antananarivo, Madagascar – 6 July 2005, Paris, France) was a French novelist and the 1985 Nobel Laureate in Literature . Prize motivation: "who in his novel combin...

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Jaroslav Seifert, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1984 MP (1901 - 1986)

Jaroslav Seifert (23 September 1901 – 10 January 1986) was a Nobel Prize winning Czech writer, poet and journalist. Born in Žižkov, a suburb of Prague in what was then part of Au...

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Sir William Gerald Golding, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1983 MP (1911 - 1993)

Sir William Gerald Golding (19 September 1911 – 19 June 1993) was a British novelist, poet, playwright and Nobel Prize for Literature laureate, best known for his novel Lord of the Flies. He was...

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Odysseus Elytis, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1979 MP (1911 - 1966)

Odysseas Elytis (Οδυσσέας Ελύτηςborn - Οδυσσέας...

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Isaac Bashevis Singer MP (1904 - 1991)

There is some doubt as to the actual date of birth - July 14 or July 21, 1902 Isaac Bashevis Singer (Yiddish: יצחק באַשעװי...

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Vicente Aleixandre, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1977 MP (1898 - 1984)

Vicente Aleixandre (1898-1984) Spanish poet, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1977. Vicente Aleixandre has been called an existentialist, a mystic pantheist, and a neoromantic. Althoug...

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Eugenio Montale, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1975 MP (1896 - 1981)

Eugenio Montale (1896-1981) Italian poet, prose writer, editor and translator who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1975. Montale made his breakthrough as one of the chief architects of modern It...

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Harry Edmund Martinson, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1974 MP (1904 - 1978)

Harry Martinson (May 6, 1904 – February 11, 1978) was a Swedish sailor, author and poet. In 1949 he was elected into the Swedish Academy. He was awarded a joint Nobel Prize in Literature in 19...

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Eyvind Johnson, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1974 MP (1900 - 1976)

Eyvind Johnson , (29 July 1900 – 25 August 1976) was a Swedish writer and author. He became a member of the Swedish Academy in 1957 and shared the Nobel Prize in Literature with Harry Martinson ...

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Patrick White, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1973 MP (1912 - 1990)

Patrick Victor Martindale White (28 May 1912 – 30 September 1990), an Australian author, is widely regarded as an important English-language novelist of the 20th century. From 1935 until his dea...

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Heinrich Böll, Nobel Prize in literature, 1972 MP (1917 - 1985)

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1972: Heinrich Böll , "for his writing which through its combination of a broad perspective on his time and a sensitive skill in characterization has contributed to...

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Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1970 MP (1918 - 2008)

"Alexandr Solzhenitsyn - Autobiography" . Nobelprize.org. 19 Nov 2011. Autobiography Alexandr Solzhenitsyn I was born at Kislovodsk on 11th December, 1918. My father had studied philological subjec...

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Samuel Barclay Beckett, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1969 MP (1906 - 1989)

Samuel Barclay Beckett (13 April 1906 – 22 December 1989) was an Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, and poet. He wrote both in English and French. His work offers a bleak,...

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Yasunari 川端 康成 Kawabata, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1968 MP (1899 - 1972)

Yasunari Kawabata 川端 康成, (Kawabata Yasunari?, 14 June 1899 – 16 April 1972) was a Japanese short story writer and novelist whose spare, lyrical, subtly-shaded prose w...

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Nelly (Leonie) Sachs, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1967 MP (1891 - 1970)

Nelly Sachs (10 December 1891 – 12 May 1970) was a Jewish German poet and playwright whose experiences resulting from the rise of the Nazis in World War II Europe transformed her into a poignant...

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Mikhail Aleksandrovich Sholokhov, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1965 MP (1905 - 1984)

Mikhail Aleksandrovich Sholokhov (Russian: Михаи́л Алекса́ндров...

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Giorgos Seferis, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1963 MP (1900 - 1971)

Giorgos or George Seferis (Γιώργος Σεφέρης) was the pen name of Geōrgios Seferiádē...

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Saint-John Perse, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1960 MP (1887 - 1975)

Saint-John Perse (first Saint-Leger Leger, pseudonyms of Alexis Leger) (31 May 1887–20 September 1975) was a French poet, awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1960 "for the soaring flight a...

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Salvatore Quasimodo, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1959 MP (1901 - 1968)

Salvatore Quasimodo (August 20, 1901 – June 14, 1968) was an Italian author and poet. In 1959 he won the Nobel Prize for Literature "for his lyrical poetry, which with classical fire expresses t...

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Albert Camus, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1957 MP (1913 - 1960)

Albert Camus (French pronunciation: [albɛʁ kamy] (7 November 1913 – 4 January 1960) was a French author, journalist, and key philosopher of the 20th century. In 1949, Camus founded...

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Juan Ramón Jiménez Mantecón, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1956 MP (1881 - 1958)

Juan Ramón Jiménez Mantecón (24 December 1881 – 29 May 1958) was a Spanish poet, a prolific writer who received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1956, "for his lyrical poetr...

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Halldór Kiljan Laxness, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1955 MP (1902 - 1998)

Halldór Kiljan Laxness (born Halldór Guðjónsson) (23 April 1902 – 8 February 1998) was a twentieth-century Icelandic writer. Throughout his career Laxness wrote poetr...

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François Mauriac, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1952 MP (1885 - 1970)

François Mauriac (11 October 1885 – 1 September 1970) was a French author; member of the Académie française (1933); laureate of the Nobel Prize in Literature (1952) "for the...

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Pär Fabian Lagerkvist, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1951 MP (1891 - 1974)

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Hermann Karl Hesse MP (1877 - 1962)

Hermann Hesse (German pronunciation: [ˈhɛɐ̯man ˈhɛsə]) (July 2, 1877 – August 9, 1962) was a German and Russian-born Swiss poet, novelist, and pa...

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Johannes Vilhelm Jensen, Nobelprize in Literature, 1944 MP (1873 - 1950)

Johannes Vilhelm Jensen , in Denmark always called Johannes V. Jensen, (20 January 1873 – 25 November 1950) was a Danish author, often considered the first great Danish writer of the 20th centur...

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André Gide, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1947 MP (1869 - 1951)

André Paul Guillaume Gide (22 November 1869 – 19 February 1951) was a French author and winner of the Nobel Prize in literature in 1947 "for his comprehensive and artistically significant...

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Frans Emil Sillanpää, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1939 MP (1888 - 1964)

Frans Eemil Sillanpää (16 September 1888 – 3 June 1964) was one of the most famous Finnish writers. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1939 "for his deep understandi...

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Pearl S. Buck, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1938 MP (1892 - 1973)

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck (June 26, 1892 – March 6, 1973) also known by her Chinese name Sai Zhenzhu (Chinese: 賽珍珠; pinyin: Sài Zhēnzhū), was an American...

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Roger Martin du Gard, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1937 MP (1881 - 1958)

Roger Martin du Gard (23 March 1881 – 22 August 1958) was a French author and winner of the 1937 Nobel Prize for Literature "for the artistic power and truth with which he has depicted human con...

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Luigi Pirandello, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1934 MP (1867 - 1936)

Luigi Pirandello (28 June 1867 – 10 December 1936) was an Italian dramatist, novelist, and short story writer awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1934, "for his bold and ingenious revival o...

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Ivan Alekseyevich Bunin, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1933 MP (1870 - 1953)

Ivan Alekseyevich Bunin (Russian: Ива́н Алексе́евич Бу́н...

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John Galsworthy, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1932 MP (1867 - 1933)

John Galsworthy OM (14 August 1867 – 31 January 1933) was an English novelist and playwright. Notable works include The Forsyte Saga (1906–1921) and its sequels, A Modern Comedy and End o...

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Erik Axel Karlfeldt MP (1864 - 1931)

Erik Axel Karlfeldt (July 20, 1864 – April 8, 1931) was a Swedish poet whose highly symbolist poetry masquerading as regionalism was popular and won him the Nobel Prize in Literature posthumousl...

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Sinclair Lewis MP (1885 - 1951)

Harry Sinclair Lewis (February 7, 1885 – January 10, 1951) was an American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. In 1930, he became the first writer from the United States to be awarded ...

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Thomas Mann MP (1875 - 1955)

Thomas Mann (6 June 1875 – 12 August 1955) was a German novelist, short story writer, social critic, philanthropist, essayist, and 1929 Nobel Prize laureate, known for his series of highly symbo...

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Grazia Deledda, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1926 MP (1871 - 1936)

Grazia Deledda (September 27, 1871 – August 15, 1936) was an Italian writer whose works won her the Nobel Prize for Literature for 1926. Biography Born in Nuoro, into a bourgeois family, she...

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Władysław Stanisław Reymont, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1924 MP (1867 - 1925)

Władysław Stanisław Reymont (May 7, 1867 in Kobiele Wielkie – December 5, 1925) was a Polish novelist and Nobel laureate. His best-known work is the novel Chłopi (Pea...

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Jacinto Benavente, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1922 MP (1866 - 1954)

Jacinto Benavente y Martínez (August 12, 1866 – July 14, 1954) was one of the foremost Spanish dramatists of the 20th century. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1922. Bor...

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Anatole France MP (1844 - 1924)

Anatole France (16 April 1844 – 12 October 1924), born François-Anatole Thibault, was a French poet, journalist, and novelist. He was born in Paris, and died in Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire. He wa...

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Henrik Pontoppidan, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1917 MP (1857 - 1943)

Henrik Pontoppidan (July 24, 1857 – August 21, 1943) was a realist writer who shared with Karl Gjellerup the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1917 for "his authentic descriptions of present-day lif...

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Karl Adolph Gjellerup, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1917 MP (1857 - 1919)

Karl Gjellerup (June 2, 1857 – October 13, 1919) was a Danish poet and novelist who together with his compatriot Henrik Pontoppidan won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1917. He belonged to the ...

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Carl Friedrich Georg Spitteler, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1919 MP (1845 - 1924)

Carl Friedrich Georg Spitteler (24 April 1845 – 29 December 1924) was a Swiss poet who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1919. His work includes both pessimistic and heroical poems. ...

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Verner Karl Gustaf von Heidenstam MP (1859 - 1940)

Carl Gustaf Verner von Heidenstam (6 July 1859 – 20 May 1940) was a Swedish poet and novelist, a laureate of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1916, "in recognition of his significance as t...

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Romain Rolland, Prix Nobel de Littérature (1915) MP (1866 - 1944)

Romain Rolland (29 January 1866 – 30 December 1944) was a French dramatist, novelist, essayist, art historian and mystic who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1915. Biography Rol...

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Gerhart Hauptmann, Nobel Prize in Literature MP (1862 - 1946)

Gerhart Hauptmann (15 November 1862 – 6 June 1946) was a German dramatist and novelist who received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1912. Life and work Hauptmann was born in Obersalzbrunn, ...

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Count Maurice (Mooris) Polidore Marie Bernhard Maeterlinck, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1911 MP (1862 - 1949)

Maurice Polydore Marie Bernard Maeterlinck , also called Comte (Count) Maeterlinck from 1932; (29 August 1862 – 6 May 1949) was a Belgian playwright, poet, and essayist who wrote in French. He w...

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Paul Johann Ludwig von Heyse, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1910 MP (1830 - 1924)

Paul Johann Ludwig von Heyse (15 March 1830 – 2 April 1914) was a distinguished German writer and translator. A member of two important literary societies, the Tunnel über der Spree in Be...

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Rudolf Christopher Eucken, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1908 MP (1846 - 1926)

Rudolf Christoph Eucken (5 January 1846 – 15 September 1926) was a German philosopher, and the winner of the 1908 Nobel Prize for Literature. Early life Eucken was born in Aurich, Kingdom ...

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Giosuè Alessandro Michele Carducci, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1906 MP (1835 - 1907)

Giosuè Alessandro Michele Carducci (27 July 1835 – 16 February 1907) was an Italian poet and teacher. He was very influential and was regarded as the official national poet of modern Ital...

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José de Echegaray y Eizaguirre, ministro MP (1832 - 1916)

José Echegaray y Eizaguirre (April 19, 1832 – September 14, 1916) was a Spanish civil engineer, mathematician, statesman, and one of the leading Spanish dramatists of the last quarter of ...

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Akira Suzuki, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2010 MP

Akira Suzuki 鈴木 章 , (born September 12, 1930) is a Japanese chemist and Nobel Prize Laureate (2010), who first published the Suzuki reaction, the organic reaction of an aryl- or vi...

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Ei-ichi Negishi, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2010 MP

Ei-ichi Negishi, 根岸 英 (born July 14, 1935) is a Japanese chemist who has spent most of his career at Purdue University, United States. He is best known for his discovery of the Neg...

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Richard Fred Heck, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2010 MP

Richard Fred Heck (born August 15, 1931) is an American chemist noted for the discovery and development of the Heck reaction, which uses palladium to catalyze organic chemical reactions that couple ary...

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Thomas Arthur Steitz, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2009 MP

Branford, CT, USA

Thomas Arthur Steitz (born August 23, 1940) is a Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA. Steitz was a...

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Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2009 MP

Venkatraman "Venki" Ramakrishnan (Tamil: வெங்கட்ராமன் ராமகிருஷ...

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Roger Yonchien Tsien, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2008 MP

Roger Yonchien Tsien (born February 1, 1952) is a Chinese American biochemist and a professor at the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego. He was awarded the 20...

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Martin Chalfie, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2008 MP

New York City, NY, USA

Martin Chalfie (born January 15, 1947) is an American scientist. He is the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Biological Sciences at Columbia University, where he is also chair of the department of bio...

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Osamu Shimomura, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2008 MP

Osamu Shimomura (下村 脩, born August 27, 1928) is a Japanese organic chemist and marine biologist, and Professor Emeritus at Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in Woods Hole, Massach...

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Vladimir Prelog, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1975 MP (1906 - 1998)

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1975 was divided equally between John Warcup Cornforth "for his work on the stereochemistry of enzyme-catalyzed reactions" and Vladimir Prelog "for his research into the st...

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Richard R. Schrock, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2005 MP

Richard Royce Schrock (born 4 January 1945) is an American chemist and Nobel laureate recognized for his contributions to the metathesis reaction used in organic chemistry. Biography Born in Berne, I...

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Robert Howard Grubbs, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2005 MP

Robert (Bob) Howard Grubbs (b. 27 February 1942 near Possum Trot, Kentucky) is an American chemist and Nobel laureate. As he noted in his official Nobel Prize autobiography, "In some places, my birth...

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Yves Chauvin, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2005 MP

Yves Chauvin (born October 10, 1930) is a French chemist and Nobel Prize laureate. He is honorary research director at the Institut français du pétrole and a member of the French Academy ...

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Irwin Rose, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2004 MP

Irwin A. Rose (born July 16, 1926) is an American biologist. Along with Aaron Ciechanover and Avram Hershko, he was awarded the 2004 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the discovery of ubiquitin-mediated pro...

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Roderick MacKinnon, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2003 MP

Roderick MacKinnon (born 19 February 1956) is a professor of Molecular Neurobiology and Biophysics at Rockefeller University who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry together with Peter Agre in 2003 for hi...

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Peter Agre, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2003 MP

Peter Agre (pronounced "ahg-ray") (born January 30, 1949) is an American medical doctor, professor, and molecular biologist who was awarded the 2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry (which he shared with Roder...

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Kurt Wüthrich, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2002 MP

Kurt Wüthrich (born October 4, 1938 in Aarberg, Canton of Bern) is a Swiss chemist and Nobel Chemistry laureate. Biography Born in Aarberg, Switzerland, Wüthrich was educated in chemi...

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Koichi Tanaka, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2002 MP

Koichi Tanaka, 田中 耕一 , (born August 3, 1959) is a Japanese scientist who shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2002 for developing a novel method for mass spectrometric ana...

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John Bennett Fenn, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2002 MP (1917 - 2010)

John Bennett Fenn (June 15, 1917 – December 10, 2010) was an American research professor of analytical chemistry who was awarded a share of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2002. Fenn shared half...

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Sir Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1956 MP (1897 - 1967)

Sir Cyril Norman Hinshelwood (19 May 1897, London, United Kingdom - 9 October 1967, London, United Kingdom), a British physical chemist. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1956 (jointly with Nikolay Semenov) "f...

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K. Barry Sharpless, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2001 MP

Karl Barry Sharpless (born 28 April 1941) is an American chemist known for his work on stereoselective reactions. Biography Early years Sharpless was born in Philadelphia. He graduated from Frien...

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Ryoji Noyori, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2001 MP

Ryōji Noyori, 野依 良治 , (born September 3, 1938) is a Japanese chemist. He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2001. Noyori shared half of the prize with William S. Kno...

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William Standish Knowles MP (1917 - 2012)

William Standish Knowles (June 1, 1917 – June 13, 2012) was an American chemist. He was born in Taunton, Massachusetts. Knowles was one of the recipients of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He...

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Hideki Shirakawa, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2000 MP

Hideki Shirakawa (白川 英樹 Shirakawa Hideki, born in Tokyo on August 20, 1936) is a Japanese chemist and winner of the 2000 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discovery of conduc...

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Alan Graham MacDiarmid, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2000 MP (1927 - 2007)

Alan Graham MacDiarmid ONZ (April 14, 1927 – February 7, 2007) was a chemist, and one of three recipients of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 2000. Early life He was born in Masterton, New Z...

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Alan Jay Heeger, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2000 MP

Alan Jay Heeger (born January 22, 1936) is an American physicist, academic and Nobel Prize laureate in chemistry. Heeger was born in Sioux City, Iowa to a Jewish family. He earned a B.S. in physics a...

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Ahmed Hassan Zewail, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1999 MP

Ahmed Hassan Zewail , أحمد حسن زويل ‎, IPA: [ˈæħmæd ˈħæsæn ze...

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Sir John Anthony Pople, Nobel Prize in Chmistry, 1998 MP (1925 - 2004)

Sir John Anthony Pople , KBE, FRS, (October 31, 1925 – March 15, 2004) was a Nobel-Prize winning theoretical chemist. Born in Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, England, he attended Bristol Grammar Schoo...

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Walter Kohn, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1998 MP

CA, USA

Walter Kohn (born March 9, 1923, in Vienna, Austria) is an Austrian-born Jewish American theoretical physicist. He was awarded, with John Pople, the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1998 . The award recogni...

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Sir John Ernest Walker, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1997 MP

Sir John Ernest Walker . Born: 7 January 1941, Halifax, United Kingdom. British biochemist, Nobel Prize in Chemitry 1997 , jointly with the American chemist Paul D. Boyer "for their elucidation of the ...

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Paul Delos Boyer, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1997 MP (1918 - d.)

Paul Delos Boyer (born July 31, 1918) is an American biochemist and analytical chemist. He shared the 1997 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for research on the "enzymatic mechanism underlying the biosynthesis ...

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Richard Errett Smalley, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1996 MP (1943 - 2005)

Richard Errett Smalley (June 6, 1943 – October 28, 2005) was the Gene and Norman Hackerman Professor of Chemistry and a Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Rice University, in Houston, Texas. ...

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Sir Harold Walter Kroto, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1996 MP

Sir Harold (Harry) Walter Kroto , FRS (born 7 October 1939), born Harold Walter Krotoschiner, is a British chemist and one of the three recipients to share the 1996 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Robert...

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Robert Floyed Curl, Jr., Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1966 MP

Robert Floyd Curl, Jr. (born August 23, 1933) American organic chemist, is the son of a Methodist Minister is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School in San Antonio, Texas and is an emeritus profess...

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F. Sherwood Rowland, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1995 MP

Frank Sherwood Rowland (born June 28, 1927) is an American Nobel laureate and a professor of chemistry at the University of California, Irvine. His research is in atmospheric chemistry and chemical kin...

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Paul Jozef Crutzen, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1995 MP

Paul Jozef Crutzen (born December 3, 1933, Amsterdam) Dutch atmospheric chemist. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1995, jointly with Mario J. Molina & F. Sherwood Rowland, "for their work in atmospheric chemi...

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Mario Molina, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1995 MP

Mario José Molina-Pasquel Henríquez (born March 19, 1943 in Mexico City) is a Mexican-born American chemist and one of the most prominent precursors to the discovering of the Antarctic oz...

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Kary Banks Mullis, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, and Japan Prize, 1993 MP

Kary Banks Mullis (born December 28, 1944) is a Nobel Prize winning American biochemist, author, and lecturer. In recognition of his improvement of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technique, he sha...

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Michael Smith, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1993 MP (1932 - 2000)

Michael Smith , CC, OBC, FRS (26 April 1932 – 4 October 2000) was a British-born Canadian biochemist who won the 1993 Nobel Prize for Chemistry , "for his fundamental contributions to the establ...

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George (György) Andrew Olah (Oláh), Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1994 MP

George Andrew Olah (born May 22, 1927 in Budapest, as Oláh György) is a Hungarian-born American organic chemist. Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1994 , "for his contribution to carbocation ch...

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Gerhard Ertl, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2007 MP

Gerhard Ertl (born 10 October 1936) is a German physicist and a Professor emeritus at the Department of Physical Chemistry, Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft in Berlin, Germany. He won t...

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Rudolph Arthur Marcus, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1992 MP

Rudolph "Rudy" Arthur Marcus (born July 21, 1923) is a Canadian-Jewish-born chemist who received the 1992 Nobel Prize in Chemistry "for his contributions to the theory of electron transfer reactions in...

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Richard Robert Ernst, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1991 MP

Richard Robert Ernst (born August 14, 1933) is a Swiss physical chemist and Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, 1991, "for his contributions to the development of the methodology of high resolution nuclear ma...

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Roger David Kornberg, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2006 MP

Palo Alto, CA, USA

Roger David Kornberg (born April 24, 1947) is an American biochemist and professor of structural biology at Stanford University School of Medicine. Kornberg was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry i...

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Arthur Kornberg, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1959 MP (1918 - 2007)

Arthur Kornberg (March 3, 1918 – October 26, 2007) was an American biochemist who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1959 "for his discovery of the mechanisms in the biological synthe...

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Thomas Robert Cech, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1989 MP

Thomas Robert Cech (born December 8, 1947 in Chicago) is a chemist who shared the 1989 Nobel prize in chemistry with Sidney Altman, for their discovery of the catalytic properties of RNA. Cech discov...

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Sidney Altman, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1989 MP

Sidney Altman , born: 7 May 1939, Montreal, Canada. American-Canadian biophysicist and molecular biologist, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1989 (jointly with Thomas R. Cech) "for their discovery of catalytic...

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Hartmut Michel, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1988 MP

Hartmut Michel , b. 18 July 1948, Ludwigsburg, West Germany. Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1988 ], "for the determination of the three-dimensional structure of a photosynthetic reaction centre". From Nobe...

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