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The Humboldt Prize, also known as the Humboldt Research Award, is an award given by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to internationally renowned scientists and scholars. The prize is currently valued at € 60,000 with the possibility of further support during the prize winner's life. Up to one hundred such awards are granted each year. Nominations must be submitted by established academics in Germany.
Anthony J. Arduengo III, Paul Josef Crutzen, Robert F. Curl, John Bennett Fenn, Walter Gilbert, Robert H. Grubbs, Narayan Hosmane, Jean-Marie Lehn, Rudolph Marcus, James Cullen Martin, Debashis Mukherjee, Kenji Ohmori, John Anthony Pople, Julius Rebek, Richard R. Schrock, Peter Schwerdtfeger, Oktay Sinanoğlu, Yoshitaka Tanimura, Thomas Zemb, Ahmed H. Zewail.
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Dmitri Anosov, Spencer J. Bloch, Alexandre Eremenko, Dima Grigoriev, Victor Guillemin, Toshiyuki Kobayashi, Robert Langlands, Roberto Longo, Benoît Mandelbrot, Arnold Mandell, Grigory Margulis, Vladimir Maz'ya, Curtis T. McMullen, Taras Mel'nyk, Alexander Merkurjev, John Milnor, Teimuraz Pirashvili, Gopal Prasad, Shayle R. Searle, Elias M. Stein, Anatoly Vershik, Ernest Borisovich Vinberg, Raymond O. Wells, Jr., Shing-Tung Yau, Marc Yor, Andrei Zelevinsky.
Girish Agarwal, Wolfgang Bauer, Nicolaas Bloembergen, Robert W. Boyd, Ali Chamseddine, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Steven Chu, Predrag Cvitanović, Donald D. Clayton, Hans Dehmelt, Durmus A. Demir, Tomasz Dietl, Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, Roy J. Glauber, Chris Greene, John L. Hall, Theodor W. Hänsch, Robert Hofstadter, John W. Harris, Kyozi Kawasaki, Jihn E. Kim, Masatoshi Koshiba, Andreas Mandelis, Herbert Kroemer, M. Brian Maple, Jagdish Mehra, Rabindra Mohapatra, Pran Nath, Holger Bech Nielsen, –Hirosi Ooguri, Valery Pokrovsky, Alfred Saupe, Arthur L. Schawlow, Julian Schwinger, Clifford G. Shull, Ching W. Tang, Anthony William Thomas, José W. F. Valle, Gary A. Wegner, Gary Westfall, Nihat Berker, Paul Wiegmann, M. Suhail Zubairy, Victor I. Klimov, and Gia Dvali
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