-28 Items- Complete list of Presidential Medal of Freedom winners since its inception. Photos are included for almost every Presidential Medal of Freedom winner. Winners of the Presidential Medal of Freedom in every year are listed here alphabetically, but you can sort this Presidential Medal of Freedom list by any column. Items include everything from Andrew Goodpaster to Homer Morrison Byington. You can use the items in this fact-based list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your views, then share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you belong to.-28 Items-Ranker may collect a commission from links on this page.
Alan Greenspan Francis Boyer Award, Presidential Medal of Freedom
Alan Greenspan is an American economist.
Albert Sabin Presidential Medal of Freedom, National Medal of Science for Biological Sciences, Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award
Albert Bruce Sabin was a Polish American medical researcher best known for having developed an oral polio vaccine. Sabin was born in Białystok, in Russian Poland to Polish-Jewish parents, Jacob ...more
Albert Shanker Presidential Medal of Freedom
Albert Shanker was president of the United Federation of Teachers from 1964 to 1985 and president of the American Federation of Teachers from 1974 to 1997.
Andrée de Jongh George Medal, Legion of Honour, Croix de guerre
Countess Andrée De Jongh was a member of the Belgian Resistance during World War II. She organized the Comet Line for escaped Allied soldiers. After the war, she worked in leper hospitals
Andrew Berry Presidential Medal of Freedom
Andrew Goodpaster Distinguished Service Cross, National Order of Vietnam, Distinguished Service Medal
Andrew Jackson Goodpaster was an American Army General. He served as NATO's Supreme Allied Commander, Europe from July 1, 1969 and Commander in Chief of the United States European Command from ...more
Andy Griffith Grammy Award for Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album, People's Choice Award for Favorite Male Performer in a New TV Program
Andy Samuel Griffith was an American actor, television producer, Grammy Award-winning Southern-gospel singer, and writer. He was a Tony Award nominee for two roles, and gained prominence in the ...more
Angela Merkel Grand Cross 1st Class of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, Vision for Europe Award, Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding
Angela Merkel is the current Chancellor of Germany and the head of the political party CDU in Germany. In addition to being the first female German Chanchellor, she is also considered by Forbes ...more
Anthony Fauci Albany Medical Center Prize, Presidential Medal of Freedom, National Medal of Science for Biological Sciences
Anthony Stephen "Tony" Fauci is an immunologist who has made substantial contributions to HIV/AIDS research and other immunodeficiencies, both as a scientist and as the head of the ...more
Antonia Pantoja Presidential Medal of Freedom
Dr. Antonia Pantoja, educator, social worker, feminist, civil rights leader and founder of ASPIRA, the Puerto Rican Forum, Boricua College and Producir.
Ariel Durant Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction, Presidential Medal of Freedom
Ariel Durant was a Russian-born American researcher and writer, the co-author of The Story of Civilization with her husband Will Durant.
Arnold Aronson Presidential Medal of Freedom
Arnold Aronson was a founder of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights and served as its executive secretary from 1950 to 1980. In 1941 he worked with A. Philip Randolph to pressure President ...more