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Born: 18 October 1859, Paris, France
Died: 4 January 1941, Paris, France
Residence at the time of the award: France
Prize motivation: "in recognition of his rich and vitalizing ideas and the brilliant skill with which they have been presented."
Henri Bergson received his Nobel Prize one year later, in 1928.
Prize share: 1/1
See the list of all Nobel Prizes, awarded for "the greatest benefit to mankind."
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Medicine Laureate Shinya Yamanaka talks about the importance of taking risks.