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Nikolay Nikolaevich Semenov, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1956 MP (1896 - 1986)

Nikolay Nikolayevich Semyonov , Никола́й Никола́евич Се...

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Vincent du Vigneaud, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1955 MP (1901 - 1978)

Vincent du Vigneaud (May 18, 1901 – December 11, 1978) was an American biochemist. He won a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1955 "for his work on biochemically important sulphur compounds, especiall...

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Hermann Staudinger, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1953 MP (1881 - 1965)

Hermann Staudinger (23 March 1881 – 8 September 1965) was a German chemist who demonstrated the existence of macromolecules, which he characterized as polymers. For this work he received the 195...

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Richard Lawrence Millington Synge, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1952 MP (1914 - 1994)

From Nobel Lectures, Chemistry 1942-1962, Elsevier Publishing Company, Amsterdam, 1964: Richard Laurence Millington Synge was born at Liverpool on October 28th, 1914, as the son of Laurence Millingto...

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Archer John Porter Martin, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1952 MP (1910 - 2002)

Archer John Porter Martin was born on March 1st, 1910, in London where his father was a general medical practitioner. He attended Bedford School from 1921 to 1929 when he entered Cambridge University t...

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Glenn T. Seaborg, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1951 MP (1912 - 1999)

Glenn Theodore Seaborg (Swedish: Glenn Teodor Sjöberg; April 19, 1912 – February 25, 1999) was an American nuclear chemist who won the 1951 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for "discoveries in th...

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Edwin McMillan, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1951 MP (1907 - 1991)

Edwin Mattison McMillan (September 18, 1907 – September 7, 1991) was an American physicist and nuclear chemist, and Nobel laureate. He shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Glenn Seaborg in 1...

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Kurt Alder, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1950 MP (1902 - 1958)

Kurt Alder (10 July 1902 – 20 June 1958) was a German chemist and Nobel laureate in Chemistry, 1950. From Nobel Lectures, Chemistry 1942-1962, Elsevier Publishing Company, Amsterdam, 1964: K...

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Otto Paul Hermann Diels, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1950 MP (1876 - 1954)

Otto Paul Hermann Diels (23 January 1876 – 7 March 1954) was a German chemist. He was the son of a professor of philology at the University of Berlin, where he himself earned his doctorate in ch...

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William Francis Giauque, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1949 MP (1895 - 1982)

William Francis Giauque (1895 – 1982) was an American chemist, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1949 "for his contributions in the field of chemical thermodynamics, particularly concerning the behaviou...

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Harold Clayton Urey, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1934 MP (1893 - 1981)

Harold Clayton Urey (April 29, 1893 – January 5, 1981) was an American physical chemist whose pioneering work on isotopes earned him the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1934. He played a significant...

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Arne Wilhelm Kaurin Tiselius, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1948 MP (1902 - 1971)

Arne Wilhelm Kaurin Tiselius, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1948 ,"for his research on electrophoresis and adsorption analysis, especially for his discoveries concerning the complex nature of the serum pro...

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Wendell Meredith Stanley, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1946 MP (1904 - 1971)

Wendell M. Stanley, The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1946 (jointly) for the preparation of enzymes and virus proteins in a pure form. From Nobel Lectures, Chemistry 1942-1962, Elsevier Publishing Company...

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Frederick Chapman Robbins MP (1916 - 2003)

Frederick Chapman Robbins (August 25, 1916 – August 4, 2003) was an American pediatrician and virologist. He received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1954 along with John Franklin...

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John Howard Northrop, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1946 MP (1891 - 1987)

John Howard Northrop (July 5, 1891 – May 27, 1987) was an American biochemist who won, with James Batcheller Sumner and Wendell Meredith Stanley, the 1946 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. The award was...

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Sir Robert Robinson, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1947 MP (1886 - 1975)

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1947 was awarded to Sir Robert Robinson "for his investigations on plant products of biological importance, especially the alkaloids". Sir Robert Robinson was born at Ruf...

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James Batcheller Sumner, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1946 MP (1887 - 1955)

James Batcheller Sumner (November 19, 1887 – August 12, 1955) was an American chemist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize of Chemistry in 1946 (half) "for his discovery that enzymes can be crystalli...

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Artturi Ilmari Virtanen, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1945 MP (1895 - 1973)

A. I. Virtanen, The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1945 "for his research and inventions in agricultural and nutrition chemistry, especially for his fodder preservation method". From Nobel Lectures, Chemis...

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Otto Hahn, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1944 MP (1879 - 1968)

Otto Hahn (8 March 1879 – 28 July 1968) was a German chemist and Nobel laureate, a pioneer in the fields of radioactivity and radiochemistry[citation needed]. He is regarded as "the father of nu...

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George Charles Karl de Havesey, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1943 MP (1885 - 1966)

George Charles de Hevesy , Georg Karl von Hevesy, (1 August 1885 – 5 July 1966) was a Hungarian radiochemist and Nobel laureate, recognized in 1943 for his key role in the development of radioac...

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Sir (Walter) Norman Haworth, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1937 MP (1883 - 1950)

Sir (Walter) Norman Haworth was born at Chorley, Lancashire, on March 19, 1883. He attended the local school until the age of fourteen when he joined his father, Thomas Haworth, to learn linoleum desig...

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Paul Karrer, Jr., Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1937 MP (1889 - 1971)

Paul Karrer, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1937 , "for his investigations on carotenoids, flavins and vitamins A and B2" From Nobel Lectures, Chemistry 1922-1941, Elsevier Publishing Company, Amsterdam, ...

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Friedrich Bergius, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1931 MP (1884 - 1949)

Friedrich Karl Rudolf Bergius (October 11, 1884 – March 30, 1949) was a German chemist known for the Bergius process for producing synthetic fuel from coal, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1931 (toget...

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Carl Bosch, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1931 MP (1874 - 1940)

Carl Bosch (27 August 1874 – 26 April 1940) was a German chemist and engineer and Nobel laureate in chemistry. He was a pioneer in the field of high-pressure industrial chemistry and founder of ...

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Ada Yonath Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2009 MP

Rehovot, Israel

Ada E. Yonath, The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2009 "Ada E. Yonath - Photo Gallery" . Nobelprize.org. עדה יונת Ada E. Yonath, Ribosome Structure and Function

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Niels Ryberg Finsen, The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1903 MP (1860 - 1904)

Niels Ryberg Finsen (December 15, 1860 – September 24, 1904) was a Faroese-Danish physician and scientist of Icelandic descent. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine and Physiology in 1903 ...

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Hans Fischer, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1930 MP (1881 - 1945)

Hans Fischer (July 27, 1881 – March 31, 1945) was a German organic chemist and the recipient of the 1930 Nobel Prize for Chemistry "for his researches into the constitution of haemin and chlorop...

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Sir Arthur Harden, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1929 MP (1865 - 1940)

Sir Arthur Harden (12 October 1865 – 17 June 1940) was an English biochemist. He shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1929 with Hans Karl August Simon von Euler-Chelpin for their investigation...

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Adolf Otto Reinold Windaus, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1928 MP (1876 - 1959)

Adolf Otto Reinhold Windaus (December 25, 1876 – June 9, 1959) was a German chemist who won a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1928 for his work on sterols and their relation to vitamins. He was the ...

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Heinrich Otto Wieland, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1927 MP (1877 - 1957)

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1927 was awarded to Heinrich Wieland "for his investigations of the constitution of the bile acids and related substances". Heinrich Otto Wieland was born as the son of W...

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Feodor Lynen, The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1964 MP (1911 - 1979)

Feodor Lynen, professor of biochemistry in the University of Munich, Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, 1964. The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1964 was awarded jointly to Konrad Bloch...

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Theodor (The) Svedberg, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1926 MP (1884 - 1971)

The Svedberg, Physical and colloidal chemist, Laureate of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1926, "for his work on disperse systems" Theodor (The) Svedberg was born at Fleräng, Valbo, in the county...

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Henry Alfred Kissinger, Nobel Peace Prize 1973 MP

Henry Alfred Kissinger (born May 27, 1923) is a German-born American political scientist, diplomat, and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. He served as National Security Advisor and later concurrently...

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Roger Wolcott Sperry (1913 - 1994)

Roger Wolcott Sperry (August 20, 1913 – April 17, 1994) was a neuropsychologist, neurobiologist and Nobel laureate who, together with David Hunter Hubel and Torsten Nils Wiesel, won the 1981 N...

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Richard Adolf Zsigmondy, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1925 MP (1865 - 1929)

Richard Zsigmondy - Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1925 Nobel Prize motivation : "for his demonstration of the heterogenous nature of colloid solutions and for the methods he used, which have since become ...

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Harold Pinter, Nobel Prize in Literature 2005 MP (1930 - 2008)

Harold Pinter , CH, CBE (10 October 1930 – 24 December 2008) was a Nobel Prize–winning English playwright and screenwriter. One of the most influential modern British dramatists, his writ...

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Fritz Pregl, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1923 MP (1869 - 1930)

Fritz Pregl (in Slovene also Friderik Pregl) (3 September 1869 – 13 December 1930), was an Austrian chemist and physician from a mixed Slovene-German-speaking background. He won the Nobel Prize ...

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Francis William Aston, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1922 MP (1877 - 1945)

Francis William Aston , English Physical chemist - The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1922 Prize motivation: "for his discovery, by means of his mass spectrograph, of isotopes, in a large number of non-rad...

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Leopold Stephen (Lavoslav Stjepan) Ružička, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1939 MP (1887 - 1976)

Leopold Ružička, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1939 , "for his work on polymethylenes and higher terpenes".

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Albert Abraham Michelson, Nobel Prize in Physics 1907 MP (1852 - 1931)

Albert Abraham Michelson (December 19, 1852 – May 9, 1931) was an American physicist known for his work on the measurement of the speed of light and especially for the Michelson-Morley experimen...

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Frederick Soddy, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1921 MP (1877 - 1956)

Frederick Soddy (2 September 1877 – 22 September 1956) was an English radiochemist who explained, with Ernest Rutherford, that radioactivity is due to the transmutation of elements, now known to...

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Walther Nernst, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1920 MP (1864 - 1941)

Walther Hermann Nernst (25 June 1864 – 18 November 1941) was a German physical chemist and physicist who is known for his theories behind the calculation of chemical affinity as embodied in the ...

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Richard Martin Willstätter, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1915 MP (1872 - 1942)

Richard Martin Willstätter (13 August 1872 – 3 August 1942) was a German organic chemist whose study of the structure of plant pigments, chlorophyll included, won him the 1915 Nobel Prize...

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Theodore William Richards, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1914 MP (1868 - 1928)

Theodore William Richards (January 31, 1868 – April 2, 1928) was the first American scientist to receive the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, earning the award "in recognition of his exact determinatio...

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Alfred Werner, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1913 MP (1866 - 1919)

Alfred Werner (December 12, 1866 - November 15, 1919) was a Swiss chemist who was a student at ETH Zurich and a professor at the University of Zurich. He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1913 for pr...

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Paul Sabatier, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1912 MP (1854 - 1941)

Paul Sabatier (5 November 1854, Carcassonne, France, - 14 August 1941, Toulouse, France) Nobel Prize in Chemistry (jointly) in 1912. Prize motivation: "for his method of hydrogenating organic compo...

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Victor Grignard, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1912 MP (1871 - 1935)

Victor Grignard Victor Gringard , Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1912, Biography François Auguste Victor Grignard (May 6, 1871 in Cherbourg - December 13, 1935 in Lyon) was a Nobel Prize-winning ...

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Charles Brenton Huggins, M.D. MP (1901 - 1997)

Charles Brenton Huggins (September 22, 1901 – January 12, 1997) was a Canadian-born American physician and physiologist and cancer researcher at the University of Chicago specializing in prost...

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Peyton Rous (1879 - 1970)

(Francis) Peyton Rous (October 5, 1879 – February 16, 1970) born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1879 and received his B.A. and M.D. from Johns Hopkins University. He was involved in the discovery o...

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George Wells Beadle, Nobel Laureate, 1958 MP (1903 - 1989)

George Wells Beadle (October 22, 1903 – June 9, 1989) was an American scientist in the field of genetics, and Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Nobel laureate who with Edward Lawrie Tatum di...

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Dickinson Woodruff Richards, Jr., Jr., Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1956 MP (1895 - 1973)

Dr. Dickinson Woodruff Richards, Jr. (October 30, 1895 – February 23, 1973) was an American physician and physiologist. He was a co-recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1956...

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John Franklin Enders ("The Father of Modern Vaccines") MP (1897 - 1985)

John Franklin Enders (February 10, 1897 – September 8, 1985) was an American medical scientist and Nobel laureate. Enders had been called "The Father of Modern Vaccines." Life Enders was bor...

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Philip Showalter Hench MP (1896 - 1965)

Philip Showalter Hench (February 28, 1896 – March 30, 1965) was an American physician who, with E. C. Kendall, in 1948 successfully applied an adrenal hormone (later known as cortisone) in the...

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Herbert Spencer Gasser MP (1888 - 1963)

Herbert Spencer Gasser (July 5, 1888 – May 11, 1963) was an American physiologist, and recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1944 for his work with action potentials in ne...

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Edward Adelbert Doisy MP (1893 - 1986)

Edward Adelbert Doisy (November 3, 1893 – October 23, 1986) was an American biochemist. He received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1943 with Henrik Dam for their discovery of vit...

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George Richards Minot, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1934 MP (1885 - 1950)

George Richards Minot (December 2, 1885 – February 12, 1950) was an American medical researcher who shared the 1934 Nobel Prize with George Hoyt Whipple and William P. Murphy for their pioneerin...

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Lester B. Pearson, Prime Minister of Canada MP (1897 - 1972)

Lester Bowles "Mike" Pearson, PC, OM, CC, OBE (23 April 1897 – 27 December 1972) was a Canadian professor, historian, civil servant, statesman, diplomat, and politician, who won the Nobel Peac...

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John R. Mott, Nobel Peace Prize, 1946 MP (1865 - 1955)

John Raleigh Mott (May 25, 1865 – January 31, 1955) American leader of the YMCA and the World Student Christian Federation (WSCF). He received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1946 for his work in est...

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Emily Balch, Nobel Peace Prize, 1946 MP (1867 - 1961)

Emily Greene Balch (January 8, 1867 – January 9, 1961) was an American academic, writer, and pacifist who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1946 (the prize that year was shared with John Mott), ...

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Sir Austen Chamberlain, KG, PC, Nobel Peace Prize, 1925 MP (1863 - 1937)

Sir Joseph Austen Chamberlain, KG (16 October 1863 – 17 March 1937) was a British statesman and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. Early life and career Austen Chamberlain was born in Birming...

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Nicholas Murray Butler, Nobel Peace Prize, 1931 MP (1862 - 1947)

Nicholas Murray Butler (April 2, 1862 – December 7, 1947) was an American philosopher, diplomat, and educator. Butler was president of Columbia University, president of the Carnegie Endowment ...

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Jane Addams, Nobel Peace Prize, 1931 MP (1860 - 1935)

Jane Addams (September 6, 1860 – May 21, 1935) was the first American woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. In a long, complex career, she was a pioneer settlement worker, founder of Hull...

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Frédéric Mistral, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1904 MP (1830 - 1914)

Frédéric Mistral (Occitan: Frederic Mistral, 8 September 1830 – 25 March 1914) was a French writer and lexicographer of the Occitan language. Mistral won the Nobel Prize in literat...

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Christian Mommsen, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1902 MP (1817 - 1903)

Christian Matthias Theodor Mommsen (1817 - 1903) German historian and writer, famous for his masterpiece, Romische Geschichte ( "The History of Rome" ). He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature ...

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Sully Prudhomme MP (1839 - 1907)

René François Armand (Sully) Prudhomme (16 March 1839 – 6 September 1907) was a French poet and essayist, winner of the first Nobel Prize in Literature, in 1901. Born in Paris, P...

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William P. Murphy MP (1892 - 1987)

William Parry Murphy (Stoughton, Wisconsin, February 6, 1892 – October 9, 1987) was an American physician who shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1934 with George Richards Mino...

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Guglielmo Marconi, Nobel Prize in Physics 1909 MP (1874 - 1937)

Guglielmo Marconi (25 April 1874– 20 July 1937) was an Italian inventor, known for his development of Marconi's law and a radio telegraph system, which served as the foundation for the establish...

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Irving Langmuir, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1932 MP (1881 - 1957)

Irving Langmuir (31 January 1881 – 16 August 1957) was an American chemist and physicist. His most noted publication was the famous 1919 article "The Arrangement of Electrons in Atoms and Mole...

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Otto Wallach, Nobel prize in Chemistry 1910 MP (1847 - 1931)

Otto Wallach (27 March 1847 - 26 February 1931) was a German chemist and recipient of the 1910 Nobel prize in Chemistry for his work on alicyclic compounds. Biography Wallach was born in Kön...

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Friedrich Wilhelm Ostwald, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1909 MP (1853 - 1932)

Friedrich Wilhelm Ostwald (Latvian: Vilhelms Ostvalds; 2 September 1853 – 4 April 1932) was a Baltic German chemist. He received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1909 for his work on catalysi...

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Henri Moissan, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1906 MP (1852 - 1907)

Ferdinand Frederick Henri Moissan (September 28, 1852 – February 20, 1907) was a French chemist who won the 1906 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work in isolating fluorine from its compounds. ...

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Sir William Ramsay, KCB FRSE, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1904 MP (1852 - 1916)

Sir William Ramsay, KCB FRSE (2 October 1852 – 23 July 1916) was a Scottish chemist who discovered the noble gases and received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1904 "in recognition of his servic...

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Hermann Emil Louis Fischer, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1902 MP (1852 - 1919)

Hermann Emil Fischer , Emil Fischer (9 October 1852, Euskirchen, Rhine Province – 15 July 1919) was a German chemist and recipient of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1902. He is known for disco...

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Eduard Buchner, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1907 MP (1860 - 1917)

Eduard Buchner (20 May 1860 – 13 August 1917) was a German chemist and zymologist, awarded with the 1907 Nobel Prize in Chemistry thanks to his work on fermentation. Biography Early years ...

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Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff, Jr., Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1901 MP (1852 - 1911)

Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff Jr. (30 August 1852 – 1 March 1911) was a Dutch physical and organic chemist and the first winner of the Nobel Prize in chemistry. He is best known for his discoveri...

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Linus Carl Pauling, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1954 MP (1901 - 1994)

Linus Carl Pauling (February 28, 1901 – August 19, 1994) was an American chemist, biochemist, peace activist, author and educator. He was one of the most influential chemists in history and rank...

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Irène Joliot-Curie, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1935 MP (1897 - 1956)

Irène Joliot-Curie (12 September 1897 – 17 March 1956) was a French scientist, the daughter of Marie Skłodowska-Curie and Pierre Curie and the wife of Frédéric Joliot...

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Jean Frédéric Joliot-Curie, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1935 MP (1900 - 1958)

Jean Frédéric Joliot-Curie (19 March 1900 – 14 August 1958), born Jean Frédéric Joliot, was a French physicist and Nobel laureate in Chemistry. Biography Early ye...

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Hans von Euler-Chelpin, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1929 MP (1873 - 1964)

Hans Karl August Simon von Euler-Chelpin (15 February 1873 – 6 November 1964) was a German-born Swedish biochemist. He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1929 with Arthur Harden for their inves...

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Willard Sterling Boyle (1924 - 2011)

Willard Sterling Boyle, CC (August 19, 1924 – May 7, 2011) was a Canadian physicist and co-inventor of the charge-coupled device. On October 6, 2009, it was announced that he would share the 2...

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Walter Houser Brattain MP (1902 - 1987)

Walter Houser Brattain (February 10, 1902–October 13, 1987) was an American physicist at Bell Labs who, along with John Bardeen and William Shockley, invented the transistor. They shared the 1...

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William Bradford Shockley, Jr. MP (1910 - 1989)

William Bradford Shockley Jr. (February 13, 1910 – August 12, 1989) was an American physicist and inventor. Along with John Bardeen and Walter Houser Brattain, Shockley co-invented the transis...

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John Bardeen, Nobel Prizes in Physics, 1956 & 1972 MP (1908 - 1991)

John Bardeen (May 23, 1908 – January 30, 1991) was an American physicist and electrical engineer, t he only person to have won the Nobel Prize in Physics twice: first in 1956 with William Shockl...

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Sir Frederick Grant Banting, KBE, MC, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1923 MP (1891 - 1941)

Sir Frederick Grant Banting, KBE, MC, FRSC (November 14, 1891 – February 21, 1941) was a Canadian medical scientist, doctor and Nobel laureate noted as one of the main discoverers of insulin. ...

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Boris Leonidovich Pasternak Nobel Prize in Literature 1958 MP (1890 - 1960)

Boris Leonidovich Pasternak (Russian: Бори́с Леони́дович Пас&...

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Adolf von Baeyer MP (1835 - 1917)

Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Adolf von Baeyer (German pronunciation: [ˈbaɪɐ]; (October 31, 1835 - August 20, 1917) was a German chemist who synthesized indigo, and was the 1905 recipie...

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Svante August Arrhenius, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1903 MP (1859 - 1927)

Svante August Arrhenius (19 February 1859 – 2 October 1927) was a Swedish scientist, originally a physicist, but often referred to as a chemist, and one of the founders of the science of physica...

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Ernest Rutherford, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1908 MP (1871 - 1937)

Ernest Rutherford, 1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson OM, FRS (30 August 1871 – 19 October 1937) was a New Zealand-born British chemist and physicist who became known as the father of nuclear physic...

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Fritz Jakob Haber, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1918 MP (1868 - 1934)

Fritz Haber Born 9 December 1868, Wrocław, Germany. Died 29 January 1934 (aged 65), Basel, Switzerland. Nationality: German. Fields: Physical chemistry. Institutions: Swiss Federal Institute o...

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Czesław Miłosz, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1980 MP (1911 - 2004)

Czesław Miłosz w Wikipedii po Polsku Czesław Miłosz on Wikipedia in English Czesław Miłosz (June 30, 1911 – August 14, 2004) was a Polish poet, pros...

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Pie Debye, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1936 MP (1884 - 1966)

Petrus Josephus Wilhelmus Debye was a Dutch physicist and physical chemist, and Nobel laureate in Chemistry in 1936. He was Professor in Physics at the universities of Zurich, Utrecht, Göttingen...

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Cordell Hull, U.S. Secretary of State, Nobel Peace Prize 1945 (1871 - 1955)

Cordell Hull (October 2, 1871 – July 23, 1955) was an American politician from the U.S. state of Tennessee. He is best-known as the longest-serving Secretary of State, holding the position for...

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Selma Ottiliana Lovisa Lagerlöf, Nobel Prize in Literature 1909 MP (1858 - 1940)

Selma Ottiliana Lovisa Lagerlöf received the Alfred Nobel prize in Literature in 1909. She was the first Swedish person and also the very first woman awarded with the prestigious prize. Th...

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Saul Bellow, Nobel Prize in Literature 1976 MP (1915 - 2005)

Saul Bellow (June 10, 1915 – April 5, 2005) was a Canadian-born American writer. For his literary contributions, Bellow was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the Nobel Prize for Literature, and the Na...

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Jean-Paul Sartre MP (1905 - 1980)

Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (21 June 1905 – 15 April 1980), was one of the leading figures in 20th century French philosophy. He was commonly known simply as Jean-Paul Sartre was a French ex...

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Henri Louis Bergson, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1927 MP (1859 - 1941)

Henri Bergson , né le 18 octobre 1859 à Paris où il est mort le 4 janvier 19411, est un philosophe français. Il a publié quatre principaux ouvrages : d’abord e...

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George Bernard Shaw MP (1856 - 1950)

George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950) was an Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics. Although Shaw's first profitable writing was music and literary...

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Shmuel Joseph (Shai) Agnon (Czaczkes), Nobel Prize in Literature 1966 MP (1888 - 1970)

Wikipedia: Shmuel Yosef Agnon Shmuel Yosef Agnon (Hebrew: שמואל יוסף עגנון‎), (July 17, 1888...

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Rudyard Kipling MP (1865 - 1936)

Rudyard Kipling, Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907 Joseph Rudyard Kipling (30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936) was an English poet, short-story writer, and novelist chiefly remembered for his...

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Tobias Michael Carel Asser, Nobel Peace Prize 1911 MP (1838 - 1913)

zoon van Carel Daniel Asser 1813-1890 & Rosette Henry Godefroi 1812-1892. Tobias Michael Carel Asser (April 28, 1838-July 29, 1913) was born in Amsterdam into a family with a tradition in the field o...

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