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Templeton Prize Winners List

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List of Templeton Prize winners from every year the award has been given out. All Templeton Prize winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Templeton Prize award are listed along with photos for every Templeton Prize winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Templeton Prize award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Templeton Prize are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Templeton Prize winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Templeton Prize winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Templeton Prize winners of all time. Anybody who won the Templeton Prize usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Templeton Prize-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Templeton Prize, so most of the famous Templeton Prize winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Templeton Prize?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You may want to copy this fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it with your Facebook friends, Twitter followers or with any other social networks you use regularly. The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different items, including Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker and Frère Roger. (16 items)


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    Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn was a Russian novelist, historian, and critic of Soviet totalitarianism. He helped to raise global awareness of the gulag and the Soviet Union's forced labor camp system. While his writings were long suppressed in the USSR, he wrote many books, most notably The Gulag ...more

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    The Reverend Canon Arthur Robert Peacocke MBE was a British theologian and biochemist.more

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    Carl Friedrich Freiherr von Weizsäcker was a German physicist and philosopher. He was the longest-living member of the team which performed nuclear research in Germany during the Second World War, under Werner Heisenberg's leadership. There is ongoing debate as to whether or not he, and the other ...more

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    Charles Hard Townes
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    Charles Hard Townes was an American Nobel Prize-winning physicist and inventor. Townes was known for his work on the theory and application of the maser, on which he got the fundamental patent, and other work in quantum electronics connected with both maser and laser devices. He shared the Nobel Prize ...more

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    Charles Margrave Taylor, CC GOQ FRSC is a Canadian philosopher from Montreal, Quebec and professor emeritus at the McGill University best known for his contributions to political philosophy, the philosophy of social science, history of philosophy and intellectual history. This work has earned him the ...more

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    Francisco José Ayala Pereda is a Spanish-American evolutionary biologist and philosopher at the University of California, Irvine. He is a former Dominican priest, ordained in 1960, but left the priesthood that same year. After graduating from the University of Salamanca, he moved to the US in 1961 to ...more

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    Freeman John Dyson FRS is an English-born theoretical physicist and mathematician, known for his work in quantum electrodynamics, solid-state physics, astronomy and nuclear engineering. Dyson is a member of the Board of Sponsors of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.more

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    Frère Roger

    Roger Schütz, popularly known as Brother Roger, was a Swiss Christian leader and monastic. In 1940 Schütz founded the Taizé Community, an ecumenical monastic community in Burgundy, France. He served as the community's first prior until his murder in 2005. Towards the end of his life the Taizé Community ...more

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    George Francis Rayner Ellis, FRS, Hon. FRSSAf, is the Emeritus Distinguished Professor of Complex Systems in the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. He co-authored The Large Scale Structure of Space-Time with University of Cambridge physicist ...more

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    Holmes Rolston III is a philosopher who is University Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Colorado State University. He is best known for his contributions to environmental ethics and the relationship between science and religion. Among other honors, Rolston won the 2003 Templeton Prize, awarded by ...more

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    Ian Graeme Barbour, was an American scholar on the relationship between science and religion. According to the Public Broadcasting Service his mid-1960s Issues in Science and Religion "has been credited with literally creating the contemporary field of science and religion." In the citation nominating ...more

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    John David Barrow FRS is an English cosmologist, theoretical physicist, and mathematician. He is currently Research Professor of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Cambridge. Barrow is also a writer of popular science and an amateur playwright.more

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    The Rev Dr John Charlton Polkinghorne, KBE, FRS is an English theoretical physicist, theologian, writer, and Anglican priest. A prominent and leading voice explaining the relationship between science and religion, he was professor of Mathematical physics at the University of Cambridge from 1968 to 1979, ...more

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    Martin John Rees, Baron Rees of Ludlow, Kt, OM, FRS, HonFREng FMedSci is a British cosmologist and astrophysicist. He has been Astronomer Royal of the Royal Observatory at Greenwich since 1995 and was Master of Trinity College, Cambridge from 2004 to 2012 and President of the Royal Society between 2005 ...more

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    Michał Kazimierz Heller is a professor of philosophy at the Pontifical University of John Paul II in Kraków, Poland, and an adjunct member of the Vatican Observatory staff. He also serves as a lecturer in the philosophy of science and logic at the Theological Institute in Tarnów. A Roman Catholic priest ...more

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    Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
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    The 14th Dalai Lama is the current Dalai Lama, as well as the longest-lived incumbent. Dalai Lamas are amongst the head monks of the Gelug school, the newest of the schools of Tibetan Buddhism. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989, and is also well known for his lifelong advocacy for Tibetans inside and ...more

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