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Nobel Prize Winners (21)#

Here persons are counted for the country they born in or if their affiliation is with this country.
NameCategoryYearMotivation
Sidney AltmanChemistry1989"for their discovery of catalytic properties of RNA"
Frederick Grant BantingMedicine1923"for the discovery of insulin"
Saul BellowLiterature1976"for the human understanding and subtle analysis of contemporary culture that are combined in his work"
Willard S. BoylePhysics2009"for the invention of an imaging semiconductor circuit - the CCD sensor"
Bertram N. BrockhousePhysics1994"for the development of neutron spectroscopy"
William Francis GiauqueChemistry1949"for his contributions in the field of chemical thermodynamics, particularly concerning the behaviour of substances at extremely low temperatures"
Gerhard HerzbergChemistry1971"for his contributions to the knowledge of electronic structure and geometry of molecules, particularly free radicals"
David H. HubelMedicine1981"for their discoveries concerning information processing in the visual system"
Charles Brenton HugginsMedicine1966"for his discoveries concerning hormonal treatment of prostatic cancer"
John James Rickard MacleodMedicine1923"for the discovery of insulin"
Rudolph A. MarcusChemistry1992"for his contributions to the theory of electron transfer reactions in chemical systems"
Robert A. MundellEconomics1999"for his analysis of monetary and fiscal policy under different exchange rate regimes and his analysis of optimum currency areas"
Alice MunroLiterature2013"master of the contemporary short story"
Lester Bowles PearsonPeace1957
John C. PolanyiChemistry1986"for their contributions concerning the dynamics of chemical elementary processes"
Myron S. ScholesEconomics1997"for a new method to determine the value of derivatives"
Michael SmithChemistry1993"for his fundamental contributions to the establishment of oligonucleotide-based, site-directed mutagenesis and its development for protein studies"
Ralph M. SteinmanMedicine2011"for his discovery of the dendritic cell and its role in adaptive immunity"
Henry TaubeChemistry1983"for his work on the mechanisms of electron transfer reactions, especially in metal complexes"
Richard E. TaylorPhysics1990"for their pioneering investigations concerning deep inelastic scattering of electrons on protons and bound neutrons, which have been of essential importance for the development of the quark model in particle physics"
William VickreyEconomics1996"for their fundamental contributions to the economic theory of incentives under asymmetric information"

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Field Medal Winners#

NameYearAffiliation
Manjul Bhargava2014Princeton University,

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Wolf Prize Winner#

NameCategoryYearMotivation
John C. PolanyiChemistry1982THE 1982 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN CHEMISTRY The Prize Committee in Chemistry for 1982 has reached the unanimous decision to recommend that the Wolf Prize be awarded to a distinguished chemist for their far-reaching contributions to science for the benefit of mankind for his studies of chemical reactions in unprecedented detail through development of the infrared chemiluminescence technique, and for envisaging the principles underlying the chemical laser.
Rudolph A. MarcusChemistry1984THE 1984/5 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN CHEMISTRY The Wolf Prize Committee in Chemistry for 1984/5 has reached a unanimous decision to award the Wolf Prize for his contribution to chemical kinetics, especially the theories of unimolecular reactions and electron transfer reactions.
Raymond U. LemieuxChemistry1999THE 1999 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN CHEMISTRY for his fundamental and seminal contributions to the study and synthesis of oligosaccharides and to the elucidation of their role in molecular recognition in biological systems.
Robert P. LanglandsMathematics1995THE 1995/6 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN MATHEMATICS The Prize Committee for Mathematics has unanimously decided that the Prize for 1995/6 be awarded for his path-blazing work and extraordinary insight in the fields of number theory, automorphic forms and group representation.
James G. ArthurMathematics2015For his monumental work on the trace formula and his fundamental contributions to the theory of automorphic representations of reductive groups.
Anthony J. PawsonMedicine2005THE 2005 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN MEDICINE The Prize Committee for Medicine has unanimously decided that the 2005 Wolf Prize will be jointly awarded for his discovery of protein domains essential for mediating protein-protein interactions in cellular signaling pathways, and the insights this research has provided into cancer;
Aharon RazinMedicine2008The 2008 wolf foundation prize at medicine The Prize Committee for Medicine has unanimously decided that the 2008 Wolf Prize be awarded for their fundamental contributions to our understanding of the role of DNA methylation in the control of gene expression.
Prof. Nahum SonenbergMedicine2014From McGill University, Canada For the discovery of the key protein regulators of the protein synthesis Machinery
Morris SchnitzerAgriculture1995THE 1995/6 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN AGRICULTURE The Prize Committee for Agriculture has unanimously decided that the Prize for 1995/6 for his pioneering contributions to our understanding of the chemistry of soil organic matter and its application to agriculture.
Baldur R. StefanssonAgriculture1998THE 1998 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN AGRICULTURE The Prize Committee for Agriculture has unanimously decided that the Prize for 1998 for his contributions to the environmentally safe development of world agriculture through innovative approaches in breeding and bio-control.
Frank O. GehryArchitecture1992THE 1992 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN ARTS (ARCHITECTURE) Creating architecture as art and sculpture, he embodies the fight for liberation destroying dogma, principle and method.