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List of Copley Medal winners from every year the award has been given out. All Copley Medal winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Copley Medal award are listed along with photos for every Copley Medal winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Copley Medal award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Copley Medal are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Copley Medal winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Copley Medal winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Copley Medal winners of all time. Anybody who won the Copley Medal usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Copley Medal-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Copley Medal, so most of the famous Copley Medal 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 Copley Medal?" 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're able 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 on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you use regularly. List includes Claude Bernard, William Watson and more. {#nodes}

Sir Aaron Klug, OM, FRS is a Lithuanian-born British chemist and biophysicist, and winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his development of crystallographic electron microscopy and his structural elucidation of biologically important nucleic acid-protein complexes. ...more

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Abdus Salam is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Copley Medal Winners List
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Mohammad Abdus Salam NI, SPk, KBE, was a Pakistani theoretical physicist who, when he shared the 1979 Nobel Prize in Physics for his contribution to electroweak unification, became the first Pakistani to receive a Nobel Prize and also the second Muslim to win the prize, after Anwar El Sadat of ...more

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Abraham Trembley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Copley Medal Winners List
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Abraham Trembley was a Swiss naturalist. He is best known for being the first to study freshwater polyps or hydra and for being among the first to develop experimental zoology. His mastery of experimental method has led some historians of science to credit him as the "father of biology". ...more

Adam Sedgwick is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Copley Medal Winners List
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Adam Sedgwick was one of the founders of modern geology. He proposed the Devonian period of the geological timescale. Later, he proposed the Cambrian period, based on work which he did on Welsh rock strata. Though he had guided the young Charles Darwin in his early study of geology and continued to ...more

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