Goethe Medal

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Goethe-Medal
Goethe-Medal

The Goethe Medal, also known as the Goethe-Medaille, is a yearly prize given by the Goethe Institute honoring non-Germans for meritorious contributions in the spirit of the Institute. It is an official decoration of the Federal Republic of Germany. The prize was given on March 22, the anniversary of Goethe's death. After 2008 it is given on August 28, the anniversary of Goethe's birth. The first awards were made in 1955. In the intervening years, through 2006, a total of 312 women and men from 57 countries have been so honored.

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  1. ^ http://www.goethe.de/uun/gme/pre/enindex.htm
  2. ^ "Goethe Medal Ceremony 2013" (Press release). Goethe-Institut. August 27, 2013. Retrieved August 28, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Kazakh Dissident Theater Director Arrested In Connection With Zhanaozen Riots". Radio Free Europe. 15 June 2012. Retrieved 23 June 2012. 

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