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South Africa: Culture#

World Heritage#

Nobel Prize Winners (9)#

Here persons are counted for the country they born in or if their affiliation is with this country.
NameCategoryYearMotivation
Sydney BrennerMedicine2002"for their discoveries concerning genetic regulation of organ development and programmed cell death'"
John M. CoetzeeLiterature2003"who in innumerable guises portrays the surprising involvement of the outsider"
Allan M. CormackMedicine1979"for the development of computer assisted tomography"
Frederik Willem de KlerkPeace1993"for their work for the peaceful termination of the apartheid regime, and for laying the foundations for a new democratic South Africa"
Nadine GordimerLiterature1991"who through her magnificent epic writing has - in the words of Alfred Nobel - been of very great benefit to humanity"
Michael LevittChemistry2013"for the development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems"
Nelson MandelaPeace1993"for their work for the peaceful termination of the apartheid regime, and for laying the foundations for a new democratic South Africa"
Max TheilerMedicine1951"for his discoveries concerning yellow fever and how to combat it"
Desmond Mpilo TutuPeace1984

Partial List of Famous People#

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Wolf Prize Winner#

NameCategoryYearMotivation
Prof. Peter SarnakMathematics2014From The Institute for Advanced Study and Princeton University ,Princeton, NJ .USA For his deep contributions to Analysis, Number Theory, Geometry, and Combinatorics.