JEWISH RECIPIENTS OF THE ATOMS FOR PEACE AWARD
below are recipients of the Atoms for Peace Award who were
Jewish (or of half-Jewish descent, as noted).
Presented to twenty-three recipients (including Mikhail
Ioffe, who was forced to decline it by the Soviet
government) between the years 1957 and 1969, the Atoms for
Peace Award was given in recognition of major
contributions to the development of the peaceful
applications of atomic energy.
- Niels Bohr 1 (1957)
- George de Hevesy (1958)
- Leo Szilard (1959)
- Eugene Wigner (1959)
- Alvin Weinberg (1960)
- Vladimir Veksler (1963)
- Isidor I. Rabi (1967)
- Bertrand Goldschmidt (1967)
- Ben Mottelson (1969)
- Henry S. Kaplan (1969)
- Mikhail Solomonovich Ioffe (1969)
1. Jewish mother, non-Jewish father.
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