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Hungary: 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.
George de HevesyChemistry1943"for his work on the use of isotopes as tracers in the study of chemical processes"
Dennis GaborPhysics1971"for his invention and development of the holographic method"
John C. HarsanyiEconomics1994"for their pioneering analysis of equilibria in the theory of non-cooperative games"
Avram HershkoChemistry2004"for the discovery of ubiquitin-mediated protein degradation"
Imre KertészLiterature2002"for writing that upholds the fragile experience of the individual against the barbaric arbitrariness of history"
George A. OlahChemistry1994"for his contribution to carbocation chemistry"
Georg von BékésyMedicine1961"for his discoveries of the physical mechanism of stimulation within the cochlea"
Albert von Szent-Györgyi NagyrápoltMedicine1937"for his discoveries in connection with the biological combustion processes, with special reference to vitamin C and the catalysis of fumaric acid"
Eugene Paul WignerPhysics1963"for his contributions to the theory of the atomic nucleus and the elementary particles, particularly through the discovery and application of fundamental symmetry principles"

Partial List of Famous People#

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Wolf Prize Winner#

Gabor A. SomorjaiChemistry1998THE 1998 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN CHEMISTRY The Prize Committee for Chemistry has unanimously decided that the Prize for 1998 for ??? outstanding contributions to the field of the surface science in general, and for his elucidation of fundamental mechanisms of heterogeneous catalytic reactions at single crystal surfaces in particular.
Paul ErdosMathematics1983THE 1983/4 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN MATHEMATICS The Mathematics Prize Committee for 1983/4 unanimously concluded that the Wolf Prize in Mathematics be shared jointly for his numerous contributions to number theory, combinatorics, probability, set theory, and mathematical analysis, and for personally stimulating mathematicians the world over.
Laszlo LovaszMathematics1999THE 1999 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN MATHEMATICS The Prize Committee for Mathematics has unanimously decided that the Wolf Prize for 1999 be awarded for his outstanding contributions to combinatorics, theoretical computer science and combinatorial optimization.
Raoul BottMathematics2000THE 2000 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN MATHEMATICS The Prize Committee for Mathematics has unanimously decided that the 2000 Prize be awarded for his deep discoveries in topology and differential geometry and their applications to Lie groups, differential operators and mathematical physics,