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The Nobel Prizes are annual international awards bestowed by Scandinavian committees in recognition of cultural and scientific advances. The will of the Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite, established the prizes in 1895. The prizes in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, and Peace were first awarded in 1901.

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Albert Szent-Gyorgy

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Albert Szent-Gyorgy was born on September 16, 1893 and died on October 22, 1986. He was a Hungarian physiologist. In 1937, Szent-Gyorgy won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discovery ...

Leymah Gbowee

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Leymah Gbowee is a Liberian peace activist who jointly won the 2011 Nobel peace prize along with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and political activist Tawakkul Karman from Yemen. All three ...

Dan Scechtman

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Dan Scechtman is an Israeli scientist at Technion (Israel Institute of Technology). Born on January 24, 1941 in Tel Aviv, Scechtman was awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the discovery of ...

Ramón y Cajal

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(1852 – 1934) Santiago Ramón y Cajal was a Spanish pathologist, histologist, neuroscientist, and Nobel laureate. His pioneering investigations of the microscopic structure of the brain made he to be ...

Anthony Shadid

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Anthony Shadid (1968) was a foreign correspondent (born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma of Lebanese descent) for The New York Times based in Baghdad and Beirut. He won the Pulitzer Prize for International ...

Gerhard Domagk

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German bacteriologist and pathologist who was awarded the 1939 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for his discovery (announced in 1932) of the antibacterial effects of Prontosil, the first ...

Vincent du Vigneaud

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American biochemist and winner of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1955 for the isolation and synthesis of two pituitary hormones: vasopressin, which acts on the muscles of the blood vessels to ...

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