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Eugene Paul Wigner

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Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to Eugene Paul Wigner
Full Name
of the recipient
Eugene Paul Wigner
AwardNobel Prize in Physics
Year of Award1963
Share in Award50.0%
Award Shared withMaria Goeppert Mayer (25.0%)
J. Hans D. Jensen (25.0%)
for the Award
for his contributions to the theory of the atomic nucleus and the elementary particles, particularly through the discovery and application of fundamental symmetry principles
at the Time of Award
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA
Place of BirthBudapest, Austria-Hungary (now known as Hungary HUN)
Date of Birth17 November 1902
at the time of Award
60 years
Place of DeathPrinceton, NJ, United States USA
Date of Death1 January 1995
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