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Max Planck medal Winners List

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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 ( EYEN-styne; German: [ˈalbɛɐ̯t ˈʔaɪnʃtaɪn] (listen); 14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the 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 Hershel Lieb (born July 31, 1932) is an American mathematical physicist and professor of mathematics and physics at Princeton University who specializes in statistical mechanics, ...more
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Erwin Schrödinger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Max Planck medal Winners List
Erwin Rudolf Josef Alexander Schrödinger (UK: , US: ; German: [ˈɛɐ̯viːn ˈʃʁøːdɪŋɐ]; 12 August 1887 – 4 January 1961), sometimes written as Erwin Schrodinger or Erwin Schroedinger, ...more
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Eugene Wigner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Max Planck medal Winners List
Eugene Paul "E. P." Wigner (Hungarian: Wigner Jenő Pál; November 17, 1902 – January 1, 1995) was a Hungarian-American theoretical physicist and mathematician. He received the ...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 (4 February 1896 – 31 March 1997) was a German physicist from Karlsruhe known for his work on atoms and molecules.
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George Uhlenbeck is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Max Planck medal Winners List
George Eugene Uhlenbeck (December 6, 1900 – October 31, 1988) 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 Davidovich Landau (22 January 1908 – 1 April 1968) was a Soviet physicist who made fundamental contributions to many areas of theoretical physics.His accomplishments include the independent ...more
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Ludvig Faddeev is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Max Planck medal Winners List
Ludvig Dmitrievich Faddeev (also Ludwig Dmitriyevich; Russian: Лю́двиг Дми́триевич Фадде́ев; 23 March 1934 – 26 February 2017) was a Soviet and Russian theoretical physicist and mathematician. ...more
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Markus Fierz is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Max Planck medal Winners List
Markus Eduard Fierz (20 June 1912 – 20 June 2006) was a Swiss physicist, particularly remembered for his formulation of spin-statistics theorem, and for his contributions to the development of ...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 (Danish: [nels ˈpoɐ̯ˀ]; 7 October 1885 – 18 November 1962) was a Danish physicist who made foundational contributions to understanding atomic structure and quantum ...more
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Nikolay Bogolyubov is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Max Planck medal Winners List
Nikolay Nikolayevich Bogolyubov (Russian: Никола́й Никола́евич Боголю́бов; 21 August 1909 – 13 February 1992), also transliterated as Bogoliubov and Bogolubov, was a Soviet mathematician and ...more
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Otto Hahn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Max Planck medal Winners List
Otto Hahn (8 March 1879 – 28 July 1968) was a German chemist and pioneer in the fields of radioactivity and radiochemistry. In 1938, Otto Hahn and Lise Meitner discovered nuclear fission (but ...more
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Paul Dirac is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Max Planck medal Winners List
Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac (; 8 August 1902 – 20 October 1984) was an English theoretical physicist who is regarded as one of the most significant physicists of the 20th century.Dirac made ...more
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Peter Zoller is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Max Planck medal Winners List
Peter Zoller (born 16 September 1952) 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 ...more
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Rudolf Peierls is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Max Planck medal Winners List
Sir Rudolf Ernst Peierls, (; German: [ˈpaɪɐls]; 5 June 1907 – 19 September 1995) was a Jewish German-born British physicist who played a major role in the Manhattan Project and Tube Alloys, ...more
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Walther Bothe is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Max Planck medal Winners List
Walther Wilhelm Georg Bothe (8 January 1891 – 8 February 1957) was a German nuclear physicist, who shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1954 with Max Born. In 1913, he joined the newly created ...more
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Werner Heisenberg is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Max Planck medal Winners List
Werner Karl Heisenberg (; German: [ˈvɛɐ̯nɐ ˈhaɪzn̩ˌbɛɐ̯k]; 5 December 1901 – 1 February 1976) was a German theoretical physicist and one of the key pioneers of quantum mechanics. He published ...more
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Wolfgang Pauli is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Max Planck medal Winners List
Wolfgang Ernst Pauli (; German: [ˈvɔlfɡaŋ ˈpaʊli]; 25 April 1900 – 15 December 1958) was an Austrian-born Swiss and American theoretical physicist and one of the pioneers of quantum physics. In ...more