Igor Yevgenyevich Tamm
Born: 8 July 1895, Vladivostok, Russia
Died: 12 April 1971, Moscow, USSR (now Russia)
Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Moscow, Moscow, USSR, P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute, Moscow, USSR
Prize motivation: "for the discovery and the interpretation of the Cherenkov effect"
Prize share: 1/3