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Congressional Gold Medal of Honor Winners List

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List of Congressional Gold Medal of Honor winners from every year the award has been given out. All Congressional Gold Medal of Honor winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Congressional Gold Medal of Honor award are listed along with photos for every Congressional Gold Medal of Honor winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Congressional Gold Medal of Honor award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Congressional Gold Medal of Honor are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Congressional Gold Medal of Honor winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Congressional Gold Medal of Honor winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Congressional Gold Medal of Honor winners of all time. Anybody who won the Congressional Gold Medal of Honor usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Congressional Gold Medal of Honor-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Congressional Gold Medal of Honor, so most of the famous Congressional Gold Medal of Honor 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 Congressional Gold Medal of Honor?" 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. Use this fact-based list to make one just like it, then re-rank it to fit your opinion. Examples of items on this list include Charles Lindbergh and Martin Luther King, Jr.. (8 items)
Aung San Suu Kyi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Congressional Gold Medal of Honor Winners List
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Aung San Suu Kyi (; Burmese: အောင်ဆန်းစုကြည်; MLCTS: aung hcan: cu. krany Burmese pronunciation: [àʊɴ sʰáɴ sṵ tɕì]; born 19 June 1945) is a Burmese politician, diplomat, author, and Nobel Peace Prize laureate (1991). She is the leader of the National League for Democracy and the first and incumbent State Counsellor, a position akin to a prime minister. She is also the first woman to serve as Minister for Foreign Affairs, for the President's Office, for Electric Power and Energy, and for Education. From 2012 to 2016 she was an MP for Kawhmu Township to the House of Representatives. The youngest daughter of Aung San, Father of the Nation of modern-day Myanmar, and Khin Kyi, Aung San Suu Kyi ...more on Wikipedia

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Charles Lindbergh is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Congressional Gold Medal of Honor Winners List
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Charles Augustus Lindbergh (February 4, 1902 – August 26, 1974) was an American aviator, military officer, author, inventor, explorer, and environmental activist, and a spokesperson for the American First Committee. At age 25 in 1927, he went from obscurity as a U.S. Air Mail pilot to instantaneous world fame by winning the Orteig Prize: making a nonstop flight from Roosevelt Field, Long Island, New York, to Paris, France. Lindbergh covered the ​33 1⁄2-hour, 3,600-statute-mile (5,800 km) flight alone in a single-engine purpose-built Ryan monoplane, the Spirit of St. Louis. Lindbergh's flight was not the first non-stop transatlantic flight. Alcock and Brown achieved this in June 1919. ...more on Wikipedia

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Elie Wiesel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Congressional Gold Medal of Honor Winners List
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Eliezer Wiesel (, Hebrew: אֱלִיעֶזֶר וִיזֶל‎ ʾĔlîʿezer Vîzel; September 30, 1928 – July 2, 2016) was a Romanian-born American writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate, and Holocaust survivor. He authored 57 books, written mostly in French and English, including Night, a work based on his experiences as a Jewish prisoner in the Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration camps.Along with writing, he was a professor of the humanities at Boston University, which created the Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies in his honor. He was involved with Jewish causes and helped establish the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D. C. In his political activities, he also ...more on Wikipedia

Harry Chapin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Congressional Gold Medal of Honor Winners List
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Harry Forster Chapin (December 7, 1942 – July 16, 1981) was an American singer-songwriter, humanitarian, and producer best known for his folk rock and pop rock songs, who achieved worldwide success in the 1970s and became one of the most popular artists and highest paid performers. Chapin is also one of the best charting musical artists in the United States. Chapin, a Grammy Award winning artist and Grammy Hall of Fame inductee, has sold over 16 million records worldwide and has been described as one of the most beloved performers in music history.Chapin recorded a total of 11 albums from 1972 until his death in 1981. All 14 singles that he released became hit singles on at least one ...more on Wikipedia

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