List of Kyoto Prize winners


List of Kyoto Prize winners

This is a list of Kyoto Prize winners.

Basic Sciences

Biological Sciences

* 1986: George Evelyn Hutchinson (U.S., 1903 - 1991)
* 1990: Jane Goodall (UK, 1934)
* 1993: William Donald Hamilton (UK, 1936 - 2000)
* 1997: Daniel Hunt Janzen (U.S., 1939)
* 2001: John Maynard Smith (UK, 1920 - 2004)
* 2005: Simon Asher Levin (U.S., 1941)

Mathematical Sciences

* 1985: Claude Elwood Shannon (U.S., 1916 - 2001)
* 1989: Izrail Moiseevich Gelfand (Russia, 1913)
* 1994: André Weil (France, 1906 - 1998)
* 1998: Kiyoshi Itō (Japan, 1915)
* 2002: Mikhael Leonidovich Gromov (France, 1943)
* 2006: Hirotugu Akaike (Japan, 1927)

Earth and Planetary Sciences, Astronomy and Astrophysics

* 1987: Jan Hendrik Oort (The Netherlands, 1900 - 1992)
* 1991: Edward Norton Lorenz (U.S., 1917 - 2008)
* 1995: Chushiro Hayashi (Japan, 1920)
* 1999: Walter Heinrich Munk (U.S., 1917)
* 2003: Eugene Newman Parker (U.S., 1927)
* 2007: Hiroo Kanamori (Japan, 1936)

Life Sciences

* 1992: Yasutomi Nishizuka (Japan, 1932 - 2004)
* 1996: Mario Renato Capecchi (U.S., 1937)
* 2000: Walter Jakob Gehring (Switzerland, 1939)
* 2004: Alfred G. Knudson (U.S., 1922)
* 2008: Anthony James Pawson (Canada / U.K., 1952)

Cognitive Science

* 1988: Avram Noam Chomsky (U.S., 1928)

Advanced Technology

Electronics

* 1985: Rudolf Emil Kalman (U.S., 1930)
* 1989: Amos E. Joel, Jr. (U.S., 1918)
* 1993: Jack St. Clair Kilby (U.S., 1923 - 2005)
* 1997: Federico Faggin (Italy, 1941), Stanley Mazor (U.S., 1941), Marcian Edward Hoff Jr. (U.S., 1937), Masatoshi Shima (Japan, 1943)
* 2001: Zhores Ivanovich Alferov (Russia, 1930), Izuo Hayashi (Japan, 1922), Morton B. Panish (U.S., 1929)
* 2005: George H. Heilmeier (U.S., 1936)

Biotechnology and Medical Technology

* 1986: Nicole Marthe Le Douarin (France, 1930)
* 1990: Sydney Brenner (UK, 1927)
* 1994: Paul Christian Lauterbur (U.S., 1929 - 2007)
* 1998: Kurt Wüthrich (Switzerland, 1938)
* 2002: Leroy Edward Hood (U.S., 1938)
* 2006: Leonard Herzenberg (U.S., 1931)

Materials Science and Engineering

* 1987: Morris Cohen (U.S., 1911 - 2005)
* 1991: Michael Szwarc (U.S., 1909 - 2000)
* 1995: George William Gray (UK, 1926)
* 1999: W. David Kingery (U.S., 1926 - 2000)
* 2003: George McClelland Whitesides (U.S., 1939)
* 2007: Hiroo Inokuchi (Japan, 1927)

Information Science

* 1988: John McCarthy (U.S., 1927)
* 1992: Maurice Vincent Wilkes (UK, 1913)
* 1996: Donald Ervin Knuth (U.S., 1938)
* 2000: Antony Hoare (UK, 1934)
* 2004: Alan Curtis Kay (U.S., 1940)
* 2008: Richard M. Karp (U.S., 1935)

Arts and Philosophy

Music

* 1985: Olivier Messiaen (France, 1908 - 1992)
* 1989: John Cage (U.S., 1912 - 1992)
* 1993: Witold Lutosławski (Poland, 1913 - 1994)
* 1997: Iannis Xenakis (France, 1922 - 2001)
* 2001: György Ligeti (Austria, 1923)
* 2005: Nikolaus Harnoncourt (Austria, 1929)

Arts

* 1986: Isamu Noguchi (U.S., 1904 - 1998)
* 1990: Renzo Piano (Italy, 1937)
* 1995: Roy Lichtenstein (U.S., 1923 - 1997)
* 1998: Nam June Paik (U.S., 1932)
* 2002: Tadao Ando (Japan, 1941)
* 2006: Issey Miyake (Japan, 1938)

Theater, Cinema

* 1987: Andrzej Wajda (Poland, 1926)
* 1991: Peter Stephen Paul Brook (UK, 1925)
* 1994: Akira Kurosawa (Japan, 1910 - 1998)
* 1999: Maurice Béjart (France, 1927)
* 2003: Tamao Yoshida (Japan, 1919)
* 2007: Pina Bausch (Germany, 1940)

Thought and Ethics

* 1988: Paul Thieme (Germany, 1905 - 2001)
* 1992: Karl Raimund Popper (UK, 1902 - 1994)
* 1996: Willard Van Orman Quine (U.S., 1908 - 2000)
* 2000: Paul Ricœur (France, 1913 - 2005)
* 2004: Jürgen Habermas (Germany, 1929)
* 2008: Charles Margrave Taylor (Canada, 1931)


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