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Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA

Robert Merton Solow (born August 23, 1924) is an American economist particularly known for his work on the theory of economic growth that culminated in the exogenous growth model named after him. He ...

2/2/2014 4/19/2016

George Joseph Stigler (January 17, 1911 – December 1, 1991) was a U.S. economist. He won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1982 , and was a key leader of the Chicago School of Eco...

4/19/2016 4/19/2016

Sir William Arthur Lewis (23 January 1915 – 15 June 1991) was a Saint Lucian economist well known for his contributions in the field of economic development. In 1979 he won the Nobel Memorial Pr...

4/19/2016 4/19/2016

Theodore William "Ted" Schultz (30 April 1902 – 26 February 1998) was an American economist, Nobel Laureate, and chairman of the Chicago School of Economics. Schultz rose to national prominence ...

4/19/2016 4/19/2016

Bertil Gotthard Ohlin (23 April 1899 – 3 August 1979) was a Swedish economist and politician. He was a professor of economics at the Stockholm School of Economics from 1929 to 1965. He was also ...

4/16/2014 4/19/2016

James Edward Meade CB, FBA (23 June 1907 – 22 December 1995) was a British economist and winner of the 1977 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences jointly with the Swedish economist Bertil Oh...

4/19/2016 4/19/2016

Leonid Vitaliyevich Kantorovich (Russian: Леони́д Вита́льевич К...

4/19/2016 4/19/2016

Tjalling Charles Koopmans (August 28, 1910 – February 26, 1985) was a Dutch American mathematician and economist, the joint winner with Leonid Kantorovich of the 1975 Nobel Memorial Prize in Eco...

4/23/2015 4/19/2016

Jack William Szostak (born November 9, 1952) is a Canadian American biologist of Polish British descent, Nobel Prize laureate, Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School and Alexander Rich Disting...

4/19/2016 4/19/2016

Carolyn Widney "Carol" Greider (born April 15, 1961) is an American molecular biologist. She is a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, Daniel Nathans Professor and Director of Molecular Biology and Genet...

4/18/2016 4/18/2016

Elizabeth Helen Blackburn, AC, FRS, FAA, FRSN (born 26 November 1948) is an Australian-American Nobel laureate who is currently the President of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. Previously sh...

4/16/2016 4/16/2016

Luc Antoine Montagnier (born 18 August 1932) is a French virologist and joint recipient with Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and Harald zur Hausen of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medici...

4/16/2016 4/16/2016

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi (born 30 July 1947) is a French virologist and director of the Regulation of Retroviral Infections Division (Unité de Régulation des Infections R&#x...

4/16/2016 4/16/2016

Sir Martin John Evans FRS FMedSci (b. 1 January 1941, Stroud, Gloucestershire) is a Welsh biologist who, with Matthew Kaufman, was the first to culture mice embryonic stem cells and cultivate them in a...

4/16/2016 4/16/2016

Craig Cameron Mello (born October 18, 1960) is an American biologist and professor of molecular medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, Massachusetts. He was awarded th...

4/16/2016 4/16/2016

Andrew Zachary Fire (born April 27, 1959) is an American biologist and professor of pathology and of genetics at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He was awarded the 2006 Nobel Prize for Phys...

4/16/2016 4/16/2016

Harald zur Hausen (born 11 March 1936) is a German virologist and professor emeritus. He has done research on cancer of the cervix, where he discovered the role of papilloma viruses, for which he recei...

4/15/2016 4/15/2016

John Robin Warren AC (born 11 June 1937 in Adelaide) is an Australian pathologist, Nobel Laureate and researcher who is credited with the 1979 re-discovery of the bacterium Helicobacter pylori, togethe...

4/15/2016 4/15/2016

Australia

Barry James Marshall, AC, FRACP, FRS, FAA, DSc (born 30 September 1951) is an Australian physician, Nobel Prize laureate in Physiology or Medicine (the only laureate born in Western Australia), and Pro...

4/15/2016 4/15/2016

Linda Brown Buck is an American biologist best known for her work on the olfactory system. She was awarded the 2004 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine , along with Richard Axel, for their work on ol...

4/15/2016 4/15/2016

Richard Axel (born July 2, 1946) is a molecular biologist and University Professor in the Department of Neuroscience at Columbia University and investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. His ...

4/15/2016 4/15/2016

Sir Peter Mansfield FRS (born 9 October 1933), is an English physicist who was awarded the 2003 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, shared with Paul Lauterbur, for discoveries concerning Magnetic Re...

4/14/2016 4/14/2016

Sir John Edward Sulston FRS (born 27 March 1942) is a British biologist. For his work on the cell lineage and genome of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans, he was jointly awarded the 2002 Nobel Prize ...

4/14/2016 4/14/2016

Howard Robert Horvitz (born May 8, 1947) is an American biologist best known for his research on the nematode worm Caenorhabditis elegans, for which he was awarded the 2002 Nobel Prize in Physiology or...

4/14/2016 4/14/2016

Sir Paul Maxime Nurse FRS FREng (born 25 January 1949), is an English geneticist, former President of the Royal Society and Chief Executive and Director of the Francis Crick Institute. He was awarded t...

4/12/2016 4/12/2016

Sir Tim Hunt FRS, FMedSci, FRSE (born 19 February 1943) is a British biochemist and molecular physiologist. He was awarded the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Paul Nurse and Leland H. H...

4/12/2016 4/12/2016

Leland Harrison (Lee) Hartwell (born October 30, 1939, in Los Angeles, California) is former president and director of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington. He shared the 2...

4/12/2016 4/12/2016

Muhammad Yunus (Bengali: মুহাম্মদ ইউনূস; born 28 June 1940) is a Bangladeshi social entrepreneur, banker, econ...

4/12/2016 4/12/2016

Wangari Muta Maathai (1 April 1940 – 25 September 2011) was a Kenyan environmental and political activist. She was educated in the United States at Mount St. Scholastica (Benedictine College) an...

4/12/2016 4/12/2016

Xiaobo Liu, Nobel Peace Prize, 2010 MP

Jinzhou, Liaoning, China

Jinzhou, Liaoning, China

lLiu Xiaobo ] (Chinese: 刘晓波; pinyin: Liú Xiǎobō) (born 28 December 1955) is a Chinese literary critic, writer, professor, and human rights activist who called ...

4/12/2016 4/12/2016

William David Trimble, Baron Trimble, PC (born 15 October 1944), is a British politician who was the first First Minister of Northern Ireland from 1998 to 2002, and the leader of the Ulster Unionist Pa...

4/12/2016 4/12/2016

John Hume, KCSG (born 18 January 1937) is an Irish former politician from Derry, Northern Ireland. He was a founding member of the Social Democratic and Labour Party, and was co-recipient of the 1998 N...

4/12/2016 4/12/2016

Jody Williams (born October 9, 1950) is an American political activist known around the world for her work in banning anti-personnel landmines, her defense of human rights – especially those of ...

4/12/2016 4/12/2016

Sir Joseph (Józef) Rotblat KCMG CBE FRS (4 November 1908 – 31 August 2005) was a Polish physicist, a self-described "Pole with a British passport". Rotblat was the only physicist to leave...

4/12/2016 4/12/2016

Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo SDB, GCL (born 3 February 1948) is an East Timorese Roman Catholic bishop. Along with José Ramos-Horta, he received the 1996 Nobel Peace Prize for work "towards a just...

4/12/2016 4/12/2016

Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev - Михаи́л Серге́евич Горб...

4/11/2016 4/11/2016

Alfonso García Robles (20 March 1911 – 2 September 1991) was a Mexican diplomat and politician who, in conjunction with Sweden's Alva Myrdal, received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1982. Gar...

4/11/2016 4/11/2016

Adolfo Pérez Esquivel (born November 26, 1931) is an Argentine human rights activist, community organizer, pacifist, art painter, writer and sculptor. He was the recipient of the 1980 Nobel Peac...

4/11/2016 4/11/2016

Mairead Maguire (born 27 January 1944), also known as Mairead Corrigan Maguire and formerly as Mairéad Corrigan, is a peace activist from Northern Ireland. She co-founded, with Betty Williams an...

4/11/2016 4/11/2016

Betty Williams, Nobel Peace Prize, 1976 MP

Texas, United States

Texas, United States

Betty Williams (born 22 May 1943) in the city of Belfast in Northern Ireland, is a co-recipient with Mairead Corrigan of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1976 for her work as a cofounder of Community of Peace ...

4/11/2016 4/11/2016

Eisaku Satō - 佐藤 榮作 (27 March 1901 – 3 June 1975) was a Japanese politician and the 39th Prime Minister of Japan, elected on 9 November 1964, and re-elected on...

4/11/2016 4/11/2016

Norman Ernest Borlaug (March 25, 1914 – September 12, 2009) was an American biologist, humanitarian and Nobel laureate who has been called "the father of the Green Revolution", "agriculture's gr...

4/9/2016 4/9/2016

Dominique Pire (full name: Georges Charles Clement Ghislain Pire; February 10, 1910 – January 30, 1969) was a Belgian Dominican friar whose work helping refugees in post-World War II Europe saw ...

4/9/2016 4/9/2016

Léon Jouhaux (1 July 1879 – 28 April 1954) was a French trade union leader who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1951. Jouhaux was born in Pantin, Seine-Saint-Denis, France. Jouhaux's f...

4/9/2016 4/9/2016

John Baron Boyd-Orr MP (1880 - 1971)

John Boyd Orr, 1st Baron Boyd-Orr CH, DSO, MC, FRS (23 September 1880 – 25 June 1971), known as Sir John Boyd Orr from 1935 to 1949, was a Scottish teacher, doctor, biologist and politician who ...

4/9/2016 4/9/2016

Carl von Ossietzky (3 October 1889 – 4 May 1938) was a German pacifist and the recipient of the 1935 Nobel Peace Prize for his work in exposing the clandestine German re-armament.] He was convic...

4/9/2016 4/9/2016

Arthur Henderson PC (13 September 1863 – 20 October 1935) was a British iron moulder and Labour politician. He was the first Labour cabinet minister, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1934 and, uniqu...

4/9/2016 4/9/2016

Sir Ralph Norman Angell (26 December 1872 – 7 October 1967) was an English lecturer, journalist, author, and Member of Parliament for the Labour Party. Angell was one of the principal founders...

4/9/2016 4/9/2016

Ferdinand Édouard Buisson (December 20, 1841 Paris - February 16, 1932 Thieuloy-Saint-Antoine) was a French academic, educational bureaucrat, pacifist and Radical-Socialist (left liberal) politi...

4/9/2016 4/9/2016

Léon Victor Auguste Bourgeois (21 May 1851 – 29 September 1925) was a French statesman. His ideas influenced the Radical Party regarding a wide range of issues. He promoted progressive ta...

4/9/2016 4/9/2016

Gustav Stresemann (10 May 1878 – 3 October 1929) was a German politician and statesman who served as Chancellor in 1923 (for a brief period of 102 days) and Foreign Minister 1923–1929, du...

4/7/2016 4/7/2016

Auguste Marie François Beernaert (26 July 1829 – 6 October 1912) was the 14th Prime Minister of Belgium from October 1884 to March 1894. Born in Ostend in 1829, he entered the faculty o...

4/7/2016 4/7/2016

Sir Konstantin Sergeevich Novoselov FRS FRSC FInstP (born 23 August 1974) is a Russian-British physicist, and Langworthy Professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Manchester...

4/7/2016 4/7/2016

Sir Andre Konstantin Geim, FRS, HonFRSC, HonFInstP (born 21 October 1958) is a Soviet-born Dutch-British physicist working in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Manchester. Geim...

4/7/2016 4/7/2016

George Elwood Smith (born May 10, 1930) is an American scientist, applied physicist, and co-inventor of the charge-coupled device (CCD). He was awarded a one-quarter share in the 2009 Nobel Prize in Ph...

4/7/2016 4/7/2016

Willard Sterling Boyle, CC (August 19, 1924 – May 7, 2011) was a Canadian-American physicist, pioneer in the field of laser technology and co-inventor of the charge-coupled device. On October 6,...

4/5/2016 4/5/2016

Toshihide Maskawa - 益川 敏英 (born February 7, 1940 in Nagoya, Japan) is a Japanese theoretical physicist known for his work on CP-violation who was awarded one quarter of the ...

4/2/2016 4/2/2016

Makoto Kobayashi - 小林 誠 (born April 7, 1944 in Nagoya, Japan) is a Japanese physicist known for his work on CP-violation who was awarded one fourth of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Physi...

4/2/2016 4/2/2016

George Fitzgerald Smoot III (born February 20, 1945) is an American astrophysicist, cosmologist, Nobel laureate, and one of two contestants to win the US$1 million prize on Are You Smarter than a 5th G...

4/2/2016 4/2/2016

John Cromwell Mather (born August 7, 1946, Roanoke, Virginia) is an American astrophysicist, cosmologist and Nobel Prize in Physics laureate for his work on the Cosmic Background Explorer Satellite (CO...

4/2/2016 4/2/2016

Theodor Wolfgang Hänsch (born 30 October 1941) is a German physicist. He received one fourth of the 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics for "contributions to the development of laser-based precision spe...

4/2/2016 4/2/2016

John Lewis "Jan" Hall (born August 21, 1934) is an American physicist, and Nobel laureate in physics. He shared one fourth of the 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics with Theodor W. Hänsch and Roy Glaub...

4/2/2016 4/2/2016

Roy Jay Glauber (born September 1, 1925) is an American theoretical physicist. He is the Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics at Harvard University and Adjunct Professor of Optical Sciences at the Univers...

4/2/2016 4/2/2016

Frank Anthony Wilczek (born May 15, 1951) is an American theoretical physicist, mathematician and a Nobel laureate. He is currently the Herman Feshbach Professor of Physics at the Massachusetts Institu...

4/1/2016 4/1/2016

David Gross, Nobel Prize in Physics, 2004 MP

Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States

Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States

David Jonathan Gross is an American theoretical physicist and string theorist. Along with Frank Wilczek and David Politzer, he was awarded the 2004 Nobel Prize in Physics for their discovery of asympto...

7/17/2008 4/1/2016

Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov (Russian: Алексе́й Алексе́евич А...

4/1/2016 4/1/2016

Eric Allin Cornell (born December 19, 1961) is an American physicist who, along with Carl E. Wieman, was able to synthesize the first Bose–Einstein condensate in 1995. For their efforts, Cornell...

4/1/2016 4/1/2016

Carl Edwin Wieman (born March 26, 1951) is an American physicist and educationist at Stanford University and recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics at the University of Colorado for the production, in...

4/1/2016 4/1/2016

Wolfgang Ketterle (born 21 October 1957) is a German physicist and professor of physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). His research has focused on experiments that trap and cool at...

4/1/2016 4/1/2016

Herbert Kroemer (born August 25, 1928), a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara, received his Ph.D. in theoretical physics in 1952 from the Uni...

4/1/2016 4/1/2016

Zhores Ivanovich Alferov - Жоре́с Ива́нович Алфёро�...

4/1/2016 4/1/2016

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...

12/12/2014 4/1/2016

Martinus Justinus Godefriedus "Tini" Veltman (born June 27, 1931) is a Dutch theoretical physicist. He shared the 1999 Nobel Prize in physics with his former student Gerardus 't Hooft for their work on...

4/1/2016 4/1/2016

Daniel Chee Tsui - 崔琦 (born February 28, 1939, Henan Province, China) is a Chinese-born American physicist whose areas of research included electrical properties of thin films and microst...

4/1/2016 4/1/2016

Horst Ludwig Störmer (born April 6, 1949) is a German physicist, Nobel laureate and emeritus professor at Columbia University. He was awarded the 1998 Nobel Prize in Physics jointly with Daniel ...

3/31/2016 3/31/2016

Robert Betts Laughlin (born November 1, 1950) is the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Stanford University. Along with Horst L. Störmer of Columbia Universit...

3/31/2016 3/31/2016

William Daniel Phillips (born November 5, 1948) is a Nobel Prize award winning, American physicist. He shared the Nobel Prize in Physics, in 1997, with Steven Chu and Claude Cohen-Tannoudji. Biograph...

3/31/2016 3/31/2016

Robert Coleman Richardson (June 26, 1937 – February 19, 2013) was an American experimental physicist whose area of research included sub-millikelvin temperature studies of helium-3. Richardson, ...

3/31/2016 3/31/2016

Douglas Dean Osheroff (born August 1, 1945) is a physicist known for his work in experimental condensed matter physics, in particular for his co-discovery of superfluidity in Helium-3. For his contribu...

3/31/2016 3/31/2016

David Morris Lee (born January 20, 1931) is an American physicist who shared the 1996 Nobel Prize in Physics with Robert C. Richardson and Douglas Osheroff "for their discovery of superfluidity in heli...

3/31/2016 3/31/2016

Claude Cohen-Tannoudji (born April 1, 1933) is a French physicist and Nobel Laureate. He shared the 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics with Steven Chu and William Daniel Phillips for research in methods of ...

4/1/2014 3/31/2016

Clifford Glenwood Shull, PhD MP (1915 - 2001)

Clifford Glenwood Shull was a Nobel Prize-winning American physicist. Source: Wikipedia Clifford Glenwood Shull (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, September 23, 1915 – March 31, 2001) was a Nobel Priz...

11/5/2010 3/31/2016

Bertram Neville Brockhouse, CC FRSC FRS (July 15, 1918 – October 13, 2003) was a Canadian physicist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics (1994, shared with Clifford Shull) "for pioneering ...

3/31/2016 3/31/2016

Russell Alan Hulse (born November 28, 1950) is an American physicist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics, shared with his thesis advisor Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr., "for the discovery of a new type ...

3/30/2016 3/30/2016

Georges Charpak (born Jerzy Charpak, 1 August 1924 – 29 September 2010) was a Polish born, French physicist from a Polish Jewish family who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1992. Life...

3/30/2016 3/30/2016

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

3/28/2016 3/28/2016

I was born in Chicago, Illinois on March 28, 1930, the second of two children of Selig and Lillian Friedman, nee Warsaw, who were immigrants from Russia. My father came to the United States in 1913 a...

3/28/2014 3/28/2016

Richard Edward Taylor, CC FRS FRSC (born November 2, 1929 in Medicine Hat, Alberta) is a Nobel Prize–winning professor emeritus at Stanford University. In 1990, he shared the Nobel Prize in Phys...

3/28/2016 3/28/2016

Hans Georg Dehmelt (born 9 September 1922) is a German-born American physicist, who was awarded Nobel Prize in Physics in 1989, for co-developing the ion trap technique (Penning trap) with Wolfgang Pau...

3/28/2016 3/28/2016

[ üller Karl Alexander Müller ] (born April 20, 1927) is a Swiss physicist and Nobel laureate. He received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1987 with Georg Bednorz for their work in supercon...

3/28/2016 3/28/2016

Johannes Georg Bednorz (born 16 May 1950) is a German physicist who, together with K. Alex Müller, discovered high-temperature superconductivity in ceramics, for which they shared the 1987 Nobel...

3/27/2016 3/27/2016

Gerd Binnig (born 20 July 1947) is a German physicist, who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1986 for the invention of the scanning tunneling microscope. He was born in Frankfurt am Main and played i...

3/27/2016 3/27/2016

Christian Boehmer Anfinsen, Jr. (March 26, 1916 – May 14, 1995) was an American biochemist. He shared the 1972 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Stanford Moore and William Howard Stein for work on r...

3/26/2016 3/26/2016

Riccardo Giacconi (born October 6, 1931) is an American Nobel Prize-winning astrophysicist who laid the foundations of X-ray astronomy. He is currently a professor at the Johns Hopkins University. Bi...

3/25/2016 3/25/2016

Peter Andreas Grünberg (born 18 May 1939) is a German physicist, and Nobel Prize in Physics laureate for his discovery with Albert Fert of giant magnetoresistance which brought about a breakthro...

5/22/2013 3/25/2016

Albert Fert, Nobel Prize in Physics, 2007 MP

Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico

Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico

Albert Fert (born 7 March 1938) is a French physicist and one of the discoverers of giant magnetoresistance which brought about a breakthrough in gigabyte hard disks. Currently, he is an emeritus profe...

3/25/2016 3/25/2016

Peter W. Higgs, Nobel Prize in Physics, 2013 MP

Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Peter Ware Higgs CH FRS FRSE (born 29 May 1929) is a British theoretical physicist, emeritus professor at the University of Edinburgh, and Nobel Prize laureate for his work on the mass of subatomic par...

3/25/2016 3/25/2016

François Baron Englert (born 6 November 1932) is a Belgian theoretical physicist and 2013 Nobel prize laureate (shared with Peter Higgs). He is Professor emeritus at the Université libre ...

3/25/2016 3/25/2016

Masatoshi Koshiba - 小柴 昌俊 (born on September 19, 1926 in Toyohashi, Aichi) is a Japanese physicist. He jointly won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2002. Honors and Prizes ...

3/24/2016 3/24/2016

Raymond (Ray) Davis, Jr. (October 14, 1914 – May 31, 2006) was an American chemist, physicist, and Nobel Prize in Physics laureate. Early life and education Davis was born in Washington, D.C...

3/24/2016 3/24/2016