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Knut Hamsun MP (1859 - 1952)

Knut Hamsun (født 4. august 1859 i Vågå som Knud Pedersen, død 19. februar 1952 på Nørholm) var en norsk forfatter. Han regnes som en av det 20. århun...

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Sigrid Undset MP (1882 - 1949)

Sigrid Undset (1882-1949) forfatter, Nobelprisen i litteratur for 1928. Foreldre: Arkeolog Ingvald Martin Undset (1853–93) og Anna Marie Nicoline Charlotte Gyth (1855–1939). Gift 29.6.1...

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Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace Prize, 1986 MP

Elie Wiesel KBE is a Romanian-born Jewish-American writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate, and Holocaust survivor . Wiesel was born in Sighet (now Sighetu Marmației), Maramure&#...

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Louis Victor de Broglie, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1929 MP (1892 - 1987)

Louis-Victor-Pierre-Raymond, 7th duc de Broglie (August 15, 1892 – March 19, 1987) was a French physicist and a Nobel laureate in Physics, 1929 "for his discovery of the wave nature of electrons...

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Luis Federico Leloir Aguirre, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1970 MP (1906 - 1987)

Luis F. Leloir Argentine biochemist. Born: 6 September 1906, Paris, France. Died: 2 December 1987, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1970, "for his discovery of sugar nucleotides and t...

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Bernardo Alberto Houssay Laffont, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1947 MP (1887 - 1971)

Bernardo Houssay, Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, 1947 1. Articulo de Wikipedia 2. Biografía de la Nobel Foundation (en inglés). 3. Entrevista con su esposa ____________...

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Sir Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom MP (1874 - 1965)

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, DL, FRS, Hon. RA (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British politician who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 19...

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James E. "Jimmy" Carter, 39th President of the USA MP

Plains, Georgia, United States

President Carter's birthdate is October 1, 1924. He was named for his father, but never used any name but Jimmy. He served as the thirty-ninth President of the United States from 1977 to 1981, and ...

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Albert Schweitzer MP (1875 - 1965)

websites about him: following bio from: Albert Schweitzer (January 14, 1875-September 4, 1965) was born into an Alsatian family which for generations had been devoted to religion, music, and ed...

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Martin Luther King, Jr. MP (1929 - 1968)

I HAVE A DREAM .... He was an American clergyman, activist, and prominent leader in the African American civil rights movement. He is best known for being an iconic figure in the advancement of civil...

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Edward Lawrie Tatum, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1958 MP (1909 - 1975)

Edward Lawrie Tatum (December 14, 1909 – November 5, 1975) was an American geneticist. He shared half of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1958 with George Wells Beadle for showing th...

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Carlos Saavedra Lamas, Nobel Peace Prize, 1936 MP (1878 - 1959)

Carlos Saavedra Lamas (November 1, 1878 – May 5, 1959) was an Argentine academic and politician, and in 1936, the first Latin American Nobel Peace Prize recipient. Carlos Saavedra Lamas (Bue...

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Menachem Begin 6th Prime Minister of Israel MP (1913 - 1992)

Menachem Begin (Hebrew: מנחם בגין, Polish: Mieczysław Biegun, Russian: Менахем В&#...

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Fridtjof Wedel-Jarlsberg Nansen, Nobel Peace Prize, 1922 MP (1861 - 1930)

Fridtjof Wedel-Jarlsberg Nansen (10 October 1861 – 13 May 1930) was a Norwegian explorer, scientist and diplomat. Nansen was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1922 for his work as a League of N...

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Sir Andrew Fielding Huxley, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1963 MP (1917 - 2012)

Sir Andrew Fielding Huxley , OM, FRS (born 22 November 1917, Hampstead, London) is an English physiologist and biophysicist, who won the 1963 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his experimental ...

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James D Watson, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1962 MP

Co discoverer of DNA, Nobel prize winner 1962 James Dewey Watson (born April 6, 1928) is an American molecular biologist and zoologist, best known as one of the co-discoverers of the structure of DNA...

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Woodrow Wilson, 28th President of the United States MP (1856 - 1924)

Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856 – February 3, 1924)[1] was the twenty-eighth President of the United States. A leading intellectual of the Progressive Era, he served as President of Pri...

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Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood, Nobel Peace Prize 1937 MP (1864 - 1958)

Edgar Algernon Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood CH, PC, QC (14 September 1864 – 24 November 1958), known as Lord Robert Cecil from 1868 to 1923,[1] was a lawyer, politicia...

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Al Gore, 45th Vice President of the USA MP

Albert Arnold "Al" Gore, Jr. (born March 31, 1948) is an American environmental activist who served as the 45th Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton. He is...

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Elias Salomon Canetti, Nobel Prize in Literature 1981 MP (1905 - 1994)

From Canetti (Bulgarian: Елиас Канети; 25 July 1905–14 August 1994) was a Bulgarian-born novelist and non-fiction wri...

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George Hoyt Whipple MP (1878 - 1976)

Everything you wanted to know about George Hoyt Whipple MD: George Hoyt Whipple (August 28, 1878 – February 1, 1976) was an American physician, pathologist, biomedical researcher, and medica...

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Thomas Hunt Morgan, Nobel Prize Winner MP (1866 - 1945)

Thomas Hunt Morgan (September 25, 1866 – December 4, 1945) was an American embryologist who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1933 for discoveries relating the role the chromoso...

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Ernest Hemingway MP (1899 - 1961)

Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 — July 2, 1961) was an American novelist, short-story writer, and journalist. He was part of the 1920s expatriate community in Paris, and one of the vetera...

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John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr., Nobel Prize in Literature 1962 MP (1902 - 1968)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr .(February 27, 1902 – December 20, 1968) was an American writer. He wrote the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath (19...

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Bertrand Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, Nobel Prize in Literature 1950 MP (1872 - 1970)

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, OM, FRS (18 May 1872 – 2 February 1970), was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, pacifist, and social critic. Though he ...

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T. S. Eliot MP (1888 - 1965)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Thomas Stearns Eliot (September 26, 1888 – January 4, 1965) was an American-born English poet, playwright, and literary critic, arguably the most important...

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Dag Hammarskjöld MP (1905 - 1961)

wikipedia.org/wiki/Dag_Hammarskj%C3%B6ld Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld ( Dag Hammarskjöld (help·info)) (29 July 1905 – 18 September 1961) was a Swedish diplomat, ec...

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General of the Army George C. Marshall, U.S Secretary of State and Defense MP (1880 - 1959)

Once noted as the "organizer of victory" by Winston Churchill for his leadership of the Allied victory in World War II, George Catlett Marshall (December 31, 1880 – October 16, 1959) was an Amer...

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William Faulkner MP (1897 - 1962)

William Cuthbert Faulkner (September 25, 1897 – July 6, 1962) was a Nobel Prize-winning American novelist and short story writer. One of the most influential writers of the 20th century, his rep...

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W. B. Yeats, Nobel Prize in Literature 1923 MP (1865 - 1939)

William Butler Yeats (pronounced /ˈjeɪts/; 13 June 1865 – 28 January 1939) was an Irish poet and dramatist, and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature. A pillar of ...

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Frank Billings Kellogg, U.S. Secretary of State, Nobel Peace Prize, 1929 MP (1856 - 1937)

Frank Billings Kellogg (December 22, 1856 – December 21, 1937) was an American lawyer, politician and statesman who served in the U.S. Senate and as U.S. Secretary of State. He co-authored the K...

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Charles G. Dawes, 30th V. P. of the USA, Nobel peace Prize 1925 MP (1865 - 1951)

Charles Gates Dawes (August 27, 1865 – April 23, 1951) was an American banker and politician who was the 30th Vice President of the United States. For his work on the Dawes Plan for World War I ...

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Max K. E. L. Planck MP (1858 - 1947)

Photos Karl Ernst Ludwig Marx Planck (April 23, 1858 – October 4, 1947) was a German physicist. He is considered to be the founder of the quantum theory, and thus one of the most importa...

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Niels Henrik David Bohr, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1922 MP (1885 - 1962)

Niels Bohr has been described as one of the most influential scientists of the 20th century. In 1922, Bohr was awarded the Nobel Prize in physics "for his services in the investigation of the str...

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Aage Niels Bohr, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1975 (1922 - 2009)

Aage Niels Bohr (19 June 1922 – 8 September 2009) was a Danish nuclear physicist and Nobel laureate, and the son of the famous physicist and Nobel laureate Niels Bohr. Autobiography, written w...

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Erwin Rudolf Josef Alexander Schrödinger, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1933 MP (1887 - 1961)

Erwin Rudolf Josef Alexander Schrödinger (12 August 1887, Erdberg – 4 January 1961, Vienna) was an Austrian theoretical physicist who was one of the fathers of quantum mechanics, and is f...

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Yitzhak Rabin, 5th Prime Minister of Israel MP (c.1922 - 1995)

Yitzhak Rabin 5th Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin (Hebrew: יִצְחָק רַבִּין ‎) (1 Marc...

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Albert Abraham Einstein, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1921 MP (1879 - 1955)

Albert Abraham Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955; Hebrew: אלברט אברהם איינ&#...

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Werner Carl Heisenberg, Nobel Prize in Physics 1932 MP (1901 - 1976)

Werner Heisenberg (5 December 1901 – 1 February 1976) was one of the greatest physicists of the twentieth century. He is best known as a founder of quantum mechanics, the new physics of the at...

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Lev Landau, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1962 MP (1908 - 1968)

Lev Davidovich Landau (Russian language: Ле́в Дави́дович Ланда0...

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Shimon Peres, 9th President of the State of Israel שמעון פרס MP

Jerusalem, Israel

Statesman, Nobel Prize Laureate, Former Prime Minister, and Ninth President of the State of Israel Shimon Peres (Hebrew: שמעון פרס‎, bor...

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Pierre Curie, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1903 MP (1859 - 1906)

Pierre Curie (15 May 1859 – 19 April 1906) was a French physicist, a pioneer in crystallography, magnetism, piezoelectricity and radioactivity, and Nobel laureate. In 1903 he received the Nobe...

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Rolihlahla Nelson Mandela, First President of South Africa, Nobel Peace Prize, 1993 MP (1918 - 2013)

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (18 July 1918- 5 December 2013) served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999, and was the first South African president to be elected in a fully representative democr...

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Alfred Bernhard Nobel MP (1833 - 1896)

Alfred Nobel var en av fyra söner till Immanuel Nobel (1801-1872) och Andriette Nobel (flicknamn Ahlsell). Han och hans bröder levde i svåra förhållanden med en mycke...

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Enrico Fermi, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1938 MP (1901 - 1954)

Enrico Fermi (29 September 1901 – 28 November 1954) is widely regarded as one of the leading scientists of the 20th century, highly accomplished in both theory and experiment. Fermi an Italian p...

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Sir Alexander Fleming, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1945 MP (1881 - 1955)

SIR ALEXANDER FLEMING (1881-1955) is the first cousin, twice removed, of Margaret Strang Craig Gilmour (1915-2008), the wife of James Coats Reid of Wester Kittochside (1908-1988) [ ]. A drop-line ped...

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Max Born, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1954 MP (1882 - 1970)

Max Born received the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1954 for his work on Quantum Mechanics. (Family name was originally Buttermilch but was changed in 1842 to Born) "The wide–ranging family...

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Maria Skłodowska-Curie, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1911 MP (1867 - 1934)

Marie Skłodowska Curie (7 November 1867 – 4 July 1934) was a Polish–French physicist–chemist famous for her pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first person ho...

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Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt, 26th President of the USA MP (1858 - 1919)

Theodore Roosevelt became the first American President to take seriously the concept of the preservation of nature. As President from 1901 to 1909, he designated 150 National Forests, the first 51 Fede...

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Barack H. Obama, 44th President of the USA MP

Washington, DC, USA

Barack Hussein Obama II born August 4, 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States Nickname: Barry Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States and the first African American to be elected t...

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