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Austria: Culture#

World Heritage#

Nobel Prize Winners (19)#

Here persons are counted for the country they born in or if their affiliation is with this country.
Robert BárányMedicine1914"for his work on the physiology and pathology of the vestibular apparatus"
Alfred Hermann FriedPeace1911
Victor Franz HessPhysics1936"for his discovery of cosmic radiation"
Elfriede JelinekLiterature2004"for her musical flow of voices and counter-voices in novels and plays that with extraordinary linguistic zeal reveal the absurdity of society's clichés and their subjugating power"
Eric R. KandelMedicine2000"for their discoveries concerning signal transduction in the nervous system"
Martin KarplusChemistry2013"for the development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems"
Walter KohnChemistry1998"for his development of the density-functional theory"
Richard KuhnChemistry1938"for his work on carotenoids and vitamins"
Karl LandsteinerMedicine1930"for his discovery of human blood groups"
Otto LoewiMedicine1936"for their discoveries relating to chemical transmission of nerve impulses"
Konrad LorenzMedicine1973"for their discoveries concerning organization and elicitation of individual and social behaviour patterns"
Wolfgang PauliPhysics1945"for the discovery of the Exclusion Principle, also called the Pauli Principle"
Max Ferdinand PerutzChemistry1962"for their studies of the structures of globular proteins"
Fritz PreglChemistry1923"for his invention of the method of micro-analysis of organic substances"
Erwin SchrödingerPhysics1933"for the discovery of new productive forms of atomic theory"
Karl von FrischMedicine1973"for their discoveries concerning organization and elicitation of individual and social behaviour patterns"
Friedrich August von HayekEconomics1974"for their pioneering work in the theory of money and economic fluctuations and for their penetrating analysis of the interdependence of economic, social and institutional phenomena"
Julius Wagner-JaureggMedicine1927"for his discovery of the therapeutic value of malaria inoculation in the treatment of dementia paralytica"
Richard Adolf ZsigmondyChemistry1925"for his demonstration of the heterogenous nature of colloid solutions and for the methods he used, which have since become fundamental in modern colloid chemistry"

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Field Medal Winners#

Martin Hairer2014University of Warwick

Wolf Prize Winner#

Carl DjerassiChemistry1978THE 1978 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN CHEMISTRY The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee for Chemistry for 1978 has unanimously selected for his work in bioorganic chemistry, application of new spectroscopic techniques, and his support of international cooperation.
Herman F. MarkChemistry1979THE 1979 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN CHEMISTRY The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Chemistry for 1979 has selected for his contributions to understanding the structure and behavior of natural and synthetic polymers.
Victor F. WeisskopfPhysics1981THE 1981 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN PHYSICS for their outstanding contributions to theoretical physics, especially in the development and application of the quantum theory of fields.
Anton ZeilingerPhysics2010The 2010 wolf foundation prize in physics For their fundamental conceptual and experimental contributions to the foundations of quantum physics, specifically an increasingly sophisticated series of tests of Bell’s inequalities or extensions there of using entangled quantum states.
Maximilian HaiderPhysics2011Wolf Prize in Physics be jointly awarded to: For their development of aberration-corrected electron microscopy, allowing the observation of individual atoms with picometer precision, thus revolutionizing materials science.
Prof. Peter ZollerPhysics2013From Innsbruck University, Austria For groundbreaking theoretical contributions to quantum information processing, quantum optics and the physics of quantum gases.
Oleh HornykiewiczMedicine1979THE 1979 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN MEDICINE The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared for opening a new approach in the control of Parkinson´s disease by L-Dopa.