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Belgium: Culture#

World Heritage#

Nobel Prize Winners (10)#

Here persons are counted for the country they born in or if their affiliation is with this country.
NameCategoryYearMotivation
Auguste Marie François BeernaertPeace1909
Jules BordetMedicine1919"for his discoveries relating to immunity"
Yves ChauvinChemistry2005"for the development of the metathesis method in organic synthesis"
Albert ClaudeMedicine1974"for their discoveries concerning the structural and functional organization of the cell"
Christian de DuveMedicine1974"for their discoveries concerning the structural and functional organization of the cell"
François EnglertPhysics2013"for the theoretical discovery of a mechanism that contributes to our understanding of the origin of mass of subatomic particles, and which recently was confirmed through the discovery of the predicted fundamental particle, by the ATLAS and CMS experiments at CERN's Large Hadron Collider"
Corneille Jean François HeymansMedicine1938"for the discovery of the role played by the sinus and aortic mechanisms in the regulation of respiration"
Henri La FontainePeace1913
Count Maurice (Mooris) Polidore Marie Bernhard MaeterlinckLiterature1911"in appreciation of his many-sided literary activities, and especially of his dramatic works, which are distinguished by a wealth of imagination and by a poetic fancy, which reveals, sometimes in the guise of a fairy tale, a deep inspiration, while in a mysterious way they appeal to the readers' own feelings and stimulate their imaginations"
Georges PirePeace1958

Partial List of Famous People#

Field Medal Winners#

NameYearAffiliation
Jean Bourgain1994Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques  
Pierre René Deligne1978Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques  

Wolf Prize Winner#

NameCategoryYearMotivation
Francois EnglertPhysics2004THE 2004 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN PHYSICS for pioneering work that has led to the insight of mass generation, whenever a local gauge symmetry is realized asymmetrically in the world of sub-atomic particles.
Robert BroutPhysics2004THE 2004 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN PHYSICS for pioneering work that has led to the insight of mass generation, whenever a local gauge symmetry is realized asymmetrically in the world of sub-atomic particles.
Jacques TitsMathematics1993THE 1993 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN MATHEMATICS The Mathematics Prize Committee has unanimously selected the following scientist to equally share the Wolf Prize for 1993: for his pioneering and fundamental contributions to the theory of the structure of algebraic and other classes of groups and in particular for the theory of buildings
Pierre R. DeligneMathematics2008THE 2008 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN MATHEMATICS The Prize Committee for Mathematics has unanimously decided that the 2008 Wolf Prize will be awarded
Henri-Gery HersMedicine1988THE 1988 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN MEDICINE The Medicine Prize Committee has unanimously decided that the 1988 Wolf Foundation Prize in Medicine be equally shared for the biochemical elucidation of lysosomal storage diseases and the resulting contributions to biology, pathology, prenatal diagnosis, and therapeutics.
Jozef S. SchellAgriculture1990THE 1990 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN AGRICULTURE The Wolf Prize Committee in Agriculture has unanimously decided that the Wolf Prize for 1990 For his pioneering work in genetic transformation of plants, thereby opening up new horizons in basic plant science and breeding.
Michel A. J. GeorgesAgriculture2006THE 2006/7 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN AGRICULTURE The Prize Committee for Agriculture has unanimously decided that the 2006/7 Wolf Prize for groundbreaking discoveries in genetics and genomics, laying the foundations for improvements in crop and livestock breeding, and sparking important advances in plant and animal sciences.