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List of Max Planck medal winners from every year the award has been given out. All Max Planck medal winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Max Planck medal award are listed along with photos for every Max Planck medal winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Max Planck medal award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Max Planck medal are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Max Planck medal winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Max Planck medal winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Max Planck medal winners of all time. Anybody who won the Max Planck medal usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Max Planck medal-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Max Planck medal, so most of the famous Max Planck 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 Max Planck 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 may want to copy this factual list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your views, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social sites you frequent. List is made up of a variety of items, including Werner Heisenberg and Albert Einstein. (18 items)

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Albert Einstein is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Max Planck medal Winners List
Albert Einstein Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist. Einstein's work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science. He developed the general theory of relativity, one of the ...more

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Elliott H. Lieb is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Max Planck medal Winners List
Elliott H. Lieb Elliott Hershel Lieb is an American mathematical physicist and professor of mathematics and physics at Princeton University who specializes in statistical mechanics, condensed matter theory, and ...more

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Erwin Schrödinger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Max Planck medal Winners List
Erwin Schrödinger Erwin Rudolf Josef Alexander Schrödinger, sometimes written as Erwin Schrodinger or Erwin Schroedinger, was a Nobel Prize-winning Austrian physicist who developed a number of fundamental ...more

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Eugene Wigner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Max Planck medal Winners List
Eugene Wigner Eugene Paul "E. P." Wigner, was a Hungarian American theoretical physicist and mathematician. He received a share of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1963 "for his contributions to ...more

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Friedrich Hund is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Max Planck medal Winners List
Friedrich Hund Friedrich Hermann Hund was a German physicist from Karlsruhe known for his work on atoms and molecules. Hund worked at the Universities of Rostock, Leipzig, Jena, Frankfurt am Main, and ...more

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George Uhlenbeck is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Max Planck medal Winners List
George Uhlenbeck George Eugene Uhlenbeck was a Dutch-American theoretical physicist.

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Lev Landau is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Max Planck medal Winners List
Lev Landau Lev Davidovich Landau was a prominent Soviet physicist who made fundamental contributions to many areas of theoretical physics. His accomplishments include the independent co-discovery of the ...more

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Ludvig Faddeev is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Max Planck medal Winners List
Ludvig Faddeev Ludvig Dmitrievich Faddeev is a Soviet and Russian theoretical physicist and mathematician. He is famous for the discovery of the Faddeev equations in the theory of the quantum mechanical ...more

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Markus Fierz is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Max Planck medal Winners List
Markus Fierz Markus Eduard Fierz was a Swiss physicist, particularly remembered for his formulation of Spin-statistics theorem, and for his contributions to the development of quantum theory, particle ...more

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Niels Henrik David Bohr is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Max Planck medal Winners List
Niels Henrik David Bohr Niels Henrik David Bohr was a Danish physicist who made foundational contributions to understanding atomic structure and quantum theory, for which he received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1922. ...more

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Nikolay Bogolyubov is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Max Planck medal Winners List
Nikolay Bogolyubov Nikolay Nikolayevich Bogolyubov, also transliterated as Bogoliubov, was a Soviet mathematician and theoretical physicist known for a significant contribution to quantum field theory, classical ...more

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Otto Hahn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Max Planck medal Winners List
Otto Hahn Otto Hahn, OBE, ForMemRS was a German chemist and pioneer in the fields of radioactivity and radiochemistry who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1944 for the discovery of nuclear fission. He ...more

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Paul Dirac is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Max Planck medal Winners List
Paul Dirac Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac OM FRS was an English theoretical physicist who made fundamental contributions to the early development of both quantum mechanics and quantum electrodynamics. He was ...more

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Peter Zoller is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Max Planck medal Winners List
Peter Zoller Peter Zoller is a theoretical physicist from Austria. He is Professor at the University of Innsbruck and works on quantum optics and quantum information and is best known for his pioneering ...more

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Rudolf Peierls is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Max Planck medal Winners List
Rudolf Peierls Sir Rudolf Ernst Peierls, CBE was a German-born British physicist. Rudolf Peierls had a major role in Britain's nuclear programme, but he also had a role in many modern sciences. His obituary in ...more

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Walther Bothe is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Max Planck medal Winners List
Walther Bothe Walther Wilhelm Georg Bothe was a German nuclear physicist, who shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1954 with Max Born. In 1913, he joined the newly created Laboratory for Radioactivity at the ...more

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Werner Heisenberg is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Max Planck medal Winners List
Werner Heisenberg Werner Karl Heisenberg was a German theoretical physicist and one of the key pioneers of quantum mechanics. He published his work in 1925 in a breakthrough paper. In the subsequent series of ...more

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Wolfgang Pauli is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Max Planck medal Winners List
Wolfgang Pauli Wolfgang Ernst Pauli was an Austrian-born Swiss theoretical physicist and one of the pioneers of quantum physics. In 1945, after having been nominated by Albert Einstein, Pauli received the ...more