Philadelphia Liberty Medal

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Philadelphia Liberty Medal
Bono after accepting the medal on 2007-09-28
Bill Clinton and Steven Spielberg at the 2009 ceremony

The Liberty Medal is an annual award administered by the National Constitution Center of the United States to recognize leadership in the pursuit of freedom. It was originally founded by The Philadelphia Foundation. In 2006 an agreement was made with the National Constitution Center (NCC) that the NCC would take over the organizing, selecting and presenting of the award to recipients. Recipients are now chosen by the NCC and its Board of Trustees.[1]

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Year Name
2014 Pakistan Malala Yousafzai [2]
2013 United States Hillary Clinton
2012 United States Muhammad Ali[3]
2011 United States Robert Gates
2010 United Kingdom Tony Blair
2009 United States Steven Spielberg
2008 Russia Mikhail Gorbachev[4]
2007 Republic of Ireland Bono
United Kingdom DATA (Debt, AIDS, Trade, Africa)
2006 United States George H. W. Bush
United States Bill Clinton
2005 Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko
2004 Afghanistan Hamid Karzai [5][6]
2003 United States Sandra Day O'Connor
2002 United States Colin Powell
2001 Ghana Kofi Annan
2000 United States Dr. James D. Watson
United Kingdom Dr. Francis Crick
1999 South Korea Kim Dae Jung
1998 United States George J. Mitchell
1997 United States CNN International
1996 Jordan King Hussein
Israel Shimon Peres
1995 Japan Sadako Ogata
1994 Czechoslovakia Václav Havel
1993 Union of South Africa Nelson Mandela
Union of South Africa Frederik Willem de Klerk
1992 United States Thurgood Marshall
1991 Costa Rica Óscar Arias Sánchez
Switzerland Médecins Sans Frontières
1990 United States Jimmy Carter
1989 Poland Lech Wałęsa

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