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Feel free to explore all the profiles pictures, stories, quotes, audio, video and other tidbits about each of the 140 Medal winners. You may see the entire list of Medal winners, or you may use our search features above to explore the laureates.

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There are 140 medals awarded to date, from 1985 to the present. Use the pull-down menu to choose a specific year.

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