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Biographical

Upbringing I was born in Göttingen on December 22, 1955. At that time, the aftermaths of the Second World War were still reverberating. Mine was an anthroposophical family; my maternal grandparents had been early followers of Rudolf Steiner’s teaching, and worked for Waldorf schools when Hitler assumed power and banned the anthrophosophical movement. Waldorf schools…

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Nominations

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1946 Hermann Hesse Nominated on 8 occasions for the Nobel Prize in Submitted 3 nominations, for the Nobel Prize in   To cite this pageMLA style: “Hermann Hesse – Nominations”. Nobelprize.org. Nobel Media AB 2014. Web. 22 Jun 2018.

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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1933 Thomas H. Morgan Nominated on 33 occasions for the Nobel Prize in   To cite this pageMLA style: “Thomas H. Morgan – Nominations”. Nobelprize.org. Nobel Media AB 2014. Web. 22 Jun 2018.

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The Nobel Prize in Literature 1912 Gerhart Hauptmann Nominated on 5 occasions for the Nobel Prize in Submitted 3 nominations, for the Nobel Prize in   To cite this pageMLA style: “Gerhart Hauptmann – Nominations”. Nobelprize.org. Nobel Media AB 2014. Web. 22 Jun 2018.

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Interview

Interview transcript Who or what come first, the chicken or the egg? Welcome to meet Tom Cech, the Nobel Laureate of 1989, when he got the Prize together with Sidney Altman to solve just this question. Before Tom Cech and Sidney Altman, everyone was firmly convinced that the genetic machinery needed a…

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Interview transcript – Hello? – Yes, hello. I’d like to speak to Thomas Schelling, please. – This is he. – Okay. My name is Maria Ullsten; I’m calling from Stockholm and I would like to do a recording for Nobelprize.org which is our official website. I…

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Interview transcript – Hello? – Yes, I’d like to speak to Robert Aumann, please. – Yes, speaking. – Hello. My name is Maria Ullsten. I am doing a recording for Nobelprize.org which is our official website. – Okay. – So I would like…

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Biographical

Gustav Stresemann (May 10, 1878-October 3, 1929) was the son of a prosperous owner of a restaurant and tavern. In his early years he helped in the family business and, since he was a lonely boy, assiduously pursued his studies. After attending the Andreas Real Gymnasium in Berlin, Stresemann studied literature, philosophy, and political economy…

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Thomas Hunt Morgan was born on September 25, 1866, at Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.A. He was the eldest son of Charlton Hunt Morgan. He was educated at the University of Kentucky, where he took his B.S. degree in 1886, subsequently doing postgraduate work at Johns Hopkins University, where he studied morphology with W. K. Brooks, and…

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I came to a happy Jewish family in dark days in Europe. On July 18, 1937 I was born to Clara (née Rosen) and Hillel Safran in Zloczow, Poland. This town, typical of the Pale of the Settlement, was part of Austria-Hungary when my parents were born. It was Poland in my time and is…

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