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Image for LITERATURE: John Steinbeck 1962 - Monterey, CAview gallery
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Nobel LaureatesLITERATURE: John Steinbeck 1962 - Monterey, CA

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This bust of John Steinbeck is located in Steinbeck Plaza along historic Cannery Row, Monterey, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Touchstone

location: California

date approved: 10/18/2008

last visited: 9/30/2013

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Nobel LaureatesPHYSIOLOGY/MEDICINE: Har Gobind Khorana 1968 - Madison, WI

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Har Gobind Khorana shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine for research that was essential to understanding how DNA is translated into proteins. This marker is located on the campus of University of Wisconsin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/14/2008

last visited: 10/11/2008

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Nobel LaureatesECONOMICS: John F. Nash, Jr. 1994 - Bluefield, WV

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This highway marker claims this area as being the birthplace of this Nobel Winner.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member macleod1

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/22/2008

last visited: 7/30/2009

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Nobel LaureatesCHEMISTRY: Michael Smith 1993 - Vancouver, BC

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Won the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1993 for discovering site-directed mutagenesis: that is, how to make a genetic mutation precisely at any spot in a DNA molecule.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bcrockcrawler, xstitcher, & BMXer

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/21/2008

last visited: never

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Nobel LaureatesLITERATURE: Winston Churchill 1953 - Washington, D.C.

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This statue of Winston Churchill is located outside the British Embassy in Washington, D.C., USA. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1953.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 6/29/2008

last visited: 4/6/2009

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Nobel LaureatesPHYSICS: Albert Einstein 1921 - Washington, D.C.

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This large figurative sculpture of Einstein can be found in front of the Academy of Sciences building (near the Lincoln Memorial). It is a memorial to him and his amazing contributions to the world of Physics.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 6/24/2008

last visited: 1/30/2013

Image for PEACE: Frederik Willem de Klerk 1993 - Capetown, SOUTH AFRICAview gallery
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Nobel LaureatesPEACE: Frederik Willem de Klerk 1993 - Capetown, SOUTH AFRICA

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Frederik Willem de Klerk, a politician who as president of South Africa (1989–94) brought the apartheid system of racial segregation to an end and negotiated a transition to majority rule in his country.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker

location: Western Cape, South Africa

date approved: 3/9/2008

last visited: 1/17/2015

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Nobel LaureatesPEACE: Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela - Capetown South Africa

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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela South African black nationalist and statesman whose long imprisonment (1962–90) and subsequent ascension to the presidency (1994) symbolized the aspirations of South Africa's black majority. He led the country until 1999.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker

location: Western Cape, South Africa

date approved: 3/9/2008

last visited: 1/17/2015

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Nobel LaureatesPEACE: Desmond Mpilo Tutu - Capetown South Africa

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Desmond Mpilo Tutu South African Anglican cleric who in 1984 received the Nobel Prize for Peace for his role in the opposition to apartheid in South Africa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker

location: Western Cape, South Africa

date approved: 3/9/2008

last visited: 1/17/2015

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Nobel LaureatesPEACE: Albert John Lutuli - Capetown South Africa

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Albert John Mvumbi Luthuli was born sometime around 1898 near Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia, the son of a Seventh Day Adventist missionary

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker

location: Western Cape, South Africa

date approved: 3/9/2008

last visited: 1/17/2015

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Nobel LaureatesMEDICINE: Robert Koch 1905 - Sao Paulo, BRAZIL

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Bust of the German scientist. Part of nine busts in the Museu de Microbiologia in Sao Paulo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Brazil

date approved: 11/27/2007

last visited: 4/14/2008

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Nobel LaureatesMEDICINE: Selman Waksman 1952 - Sao Paulo, BRAZIL

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Bust of the American scientist. Part of nine busts in the Museu de Microbiologia in Sao Paulo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Brazil

date approved: 11/27/2007

last visited: 4/14/2008

Image for MEDICINE: Emil Adolf von Behring 1901 - Sao Paulo, BRAZILview gallery
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Nobel LaureatesMEDICINE: Emil Adolf von Behring 1901 - Sao Paulo, BRAZIL

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Bust of the German scientist. Part of nine busts in the Museu de Microbiologia in Sao Paulo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Brazil

date approved: 11/27/2007

last visited: 4/14/2008

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Nobel LaureatesMEDICINE: Paul Ehrlich 1908 - Sao Paulo, BRAZIL

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Bust of the German scientist. Part of nine busts in the Museu de Microbiologia in Sao Paulo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Brazil

date approved: 11/27/2007

last visited: 4/14/2008

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Nobel LaureatesPHYSIOLOGY/MEDICINE: Thomas H. Morgan 1933 - Lexington, KY

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Thomas H. Morgan, born Sept. 25, 1866 was educated at the University of Kentucky, doing postgraduate work at Johns Hopkins University. For his discoveries concerning the role played by the chromosome in heredity, he was awarded the Nobel Prize.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BluegrassCache

location: Kentucky

date approved: 11/14/2007

last visited: 7/13/2012

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Nobel LaureatesPEACE: Norman Borlaug 1970 - Northwood, IA

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Historical marker located at welcome center along I-35 in northern Iowa giving the highlights of the history of northern Iowa including Nobel Peace prize recipient Norman Bourlaug who was born in northern Iowa.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Iowa

date approved: 9/21/2007

last visited: 4/8/2014

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Nobel LaureatesPEACE: Jane Addams 1931 - Cedarville, IL

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Jane Addams, was the first woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/26/2007

last visited: 4/17/2011

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Nobel LaureatesPEACE: George C. Marshall, Jr. 1953 - Augusta, KY

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A park in Augusta, Kentucky, honoring George C. Marshall, Jr., the first soldier to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. This small town on the Ohio River is the birth place of both of his parents. Other veterans are also honored in this small park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Kentucky

date approved: 8/20/2007

last visited: never

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