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List of Templeton Prize winners from every year the award has been given out. All Templeton Prize winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Templeton Prize award are listed along with photos for every Templeton Prize winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Templeton Prize award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Templeton Prize are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Templeton Prize winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Templeton Prize winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Templeton Prize winners of all time. Anybody who won the Templeton Prize usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Templeton Prize-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Templeton Prize, so most of the famous Templeton Prize 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 Templeton Prize?" 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 fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it with your Facebook friends, Twitter followers or with any other social networks you use regularly. The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different items, including Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker and Frère Roger. (16 items)
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Templeton Prize Winners List
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Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn was a Russian novelist, historian, and critic of Soviet totalitarianism. He helped to raise global awareness of the gulag and the Soviet Union's forced labor camp system. While his writings were long suppressed in the USSR, he wrote many books, most notably The Gulag Archipelago, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, August 1914 and Cancer Ward. Solzhenitsyn was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1970, "for the ethical force with which he has pursued the indispensable traditions of Russian literature". He was expelled from the Soviet Union in 1974 but returned to Russia in 1994 after the dissolution of the Soviet Union. ...more

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The Reverend Canon Arthur Robert Peacocke MBE was a British theologian and biochemist. ...more

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Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Templeton Prize Winners List
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Carl Friedrich Freiherr von Weizsäcker was a German physicist and philosopher. He was the longest-living member of the team which performed nuclear research in Germany during the Second World War, under Werner Heisenberg's leadership. There is ongoing debate as to whether or not he, and the other members of the team, actively and willingly pursued the development of a nuclear bomb for Germany during this time. A member of the prominent Weizsäcker family, he was son of the diplomat Ernst von Weizsäcker, elder brother of the former German President Richard von Weizsäcker, father of the physicist and environmental researcher Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker, and father-in-law of the former General ...more

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Charles Hard Townes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Templeton Prize Winners List
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Charles Hard Townes was an American Nobel Prize-winning physicist and inventor. Townes was known for his work on the theory and application of the maser, on which he got the fundamental patent, and other work in quantum electronics connected with both maser and laser devices. He shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1964 with Nikolay Basov and Alexander Prokhorov. ...more

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