Leeuwenhoek Medal

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The Leeuwenhoek Medal, established in 1877 by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, (KNAW), in honor of the 17th- and 18th-century microscopist Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, is granted every ten years to the scientist judged to have made the most significant contribution to microbiology during the preceding decade.

The Leeuwenhoek Medal winners have been:

See also[edit]

Royal Society Leeuwenhoek Lecture

Source[edit]

Royal Academy's website Van Leeuwenhoek Medal