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The Nobel Prize in Literature 1906 - Giosuč Carducci

Italy
Giosuč Carducci
February 16, 2007
Giosuč Carducci (1835 – 1907) was an Italian poet, writer, literary critic and teacher. He was regarded as the official national poet of modern Italy. Some of his poetry collections include Juvenilia (1850-1860), Rime Nuove (1861-1886) and Odi Barbare (1873-1889). Carducci also contributed to literary criticism during his professorship in Bologna.

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The Nobel Prize in Literature 1947 - André Gide

Luxembourg
Great Writers
March 20, 2001
André Gide (1869 – 1951) was a French author. Gide's career ranged from the symbolist movement to the advent of anticolonialism between the two World Wars. His makor works include Marshlands (1895), The Immoralist (1902), The Counterfeiters (1927), and Theseus (1946).

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Today is International Tuberculosis Day. The stamp honors Robert Koch who received the prize for physiology in 1905 for his work in bacteriology. TB is still a major contagious disease which kills many people each year. The bacteria appear as little sticks in the light microscope. Koch kept guinea pigs for his experiments.
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The Nobel Prize in Physics 1986 - Ernst Ruska

Romania
The 20th Century
September 24, 1999

Ernst Ruska (1906 – 1988) was a German physicist who worked in the field of electron optics. He designed and built the first transmission electron microscope (TEM) in 1933. He was involved in developing the first commercially produced electron microscope in 1939, as well as developing the technology of electron microscopy.

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The Nobel Peace Prize 1970 - Norman Borlaug

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Norman Borlaug
December 4, 2014
Norman Ernest Borlaug (1914 – 2009) was an American agronomist who is often called "Father of the Green Revolution." He developed high-yield, disease-resistant wheat varieties which lead to the extensive increases in agricultural production worldwide.

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The Nobel Peace Prize 1974 - Seán MacBride

Ireland
Irish Nobel Prize Winners
October 18, 1994

Seán MacBride (1904-1988) was an Irish Clann na Poblachta politician. he founded or participated in many international organizations of the 20th century. He received the Nobel Peace Prize for his work on human rights worldwide.

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The Nobel Prize in Literature 1959 - Salvatore Quasimodo

Italy
Salvatore Quasimodo
June 14, 2018
Salvatore Quasimodo (1901–1968) was an Italian poet and translator. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature "for his lyrical poetry, which with classical fire expresses the tragic experience of life in our own times".
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The Nobel Prize in Literature 1989 – Camilo José Cela

Spain
Camilo José Cela
September 15, 2017
Camilo José Cela (1916–2002) was a Spanish novelist, poet, and essayist associated with the Generation of '36 movement. He was awarded the 1989 Nobel Prize in Literature "for a rich and intensive prose, which with restrained compassion forms a challenging vision of man's vulnerability.
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The Nobel Prize in Literature 1957 - Albert Camus

Monaco
Albert Camus
December 1, 2006
Albert Camus (1913–1960) was a French philosopher and author. He contributed to the rise of the philosophy known as absurdism. He is also considered to be an existentialist. His notable work includes The Myth of Sisyphus (1942), The Plague (1947), The Rebel (1951).
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The Nobel Prize in Literature 1979 - Odysseas Elytis

Greece
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October 31, 1997
Odysseus Elytis (1911 – 1996) was a Greek poet and essayist, regarded as a major exponent of romantic modernism in Greece and the world. He is one of the most praised poets of the second half of the 20th century.
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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1960 - Macfarlane Burnet

Australia
Nobel Prize Winners
August 28, 2012

Frank Macfarlane Burnet (1899 - 1985) was an Australian virologist best known for his contributions to immunology. He won a Nobel Prize in 1960 for predicting acquired immune tolerance and for developing the theory of clonal selection. His work provided basis for modern methods for producing influenza vaccines.
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The Nobel Prize in Physics 1992 – Georges Charpak

France
Georges Charpak
February 26, 2016

Georges Charpak (1924-2010) was a Polish-born French physicist who spent a long career at CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research). He is best know for his invention and development of multi-wire proportional chamber, a particle detector which allows scientists to examine data via computers. .
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The Nobel Prize in Literature 1966 – Nelly Sachs

Germany
Centenary of the Birth of Nelly Sachs
November 5, 1991
Nelly Sachs (1891–1970) was a German-Swedish poet and playwright. Her work created a cosmic frame for the suffering of her time, particularly that of her fellow Jews. Her best-known play is Eli: Ein Mysterienspiel vom Leiden Israels (1950). Her other works include the poems Zeichen im Sand (1962), Verzauberung (1970), and a number of collections of poetry.
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Nobel Prize in Economics 2010 – Christopher A. Pissarides

Cyprus
The Cypriot Nobel Prize Winner
June 8, 2011
Christopher Pissarides (b. 1948) is a Cypriot economist. His research focuses on topics of macroeconomics, notably labor, economic growth, and economic policy.
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