Wolf Prize

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Ricardo Wolf (right) in Jerusalem in 1960

The Wolf Prize (Wolf Prize) has been awarded to scientists and artists by the Israel- based Wolf Foundation since 1978 . It is awarded for “services to the good of mankind and friendly relations among peoples”.

The award was donated by Ricardo Wolf , a German-born inventor and former Cuban ambassador to Israel.

It is awarded in six disciplines and is endowed with $ 100,000  each . In the natural sciences, after the Nobel Prize and in mathematics, alongside the Abel Prize and the Fields Medal, it is one of the most prestigious awards in the world.

Prize winner in agricultural science

Prize winner in chemistry

Prize winner in mathematics

Prize winner in medicine

Prize winner in physics

Prize winner in art


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