Laureates Search

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Title Year Subject Award
Albert Einstein
1935
Physics
Franklin
John Ambrose Fleming
1935
Engineering
Franklin
Henry Norris Russell
1934
Physics
Franklin
Irving Langmuir
1934
Chemistry
Franklin
Paul Sabatier
1933
Chemistry
Franklin
Orville Wright
1933
Engineering
Franklin
Philipp Lenard
1932
Physics
Franklin
Ambrose Swasey
1932
Engineering
Franklin
James Hopwood Jeans
1931
Physics
Franklin
Willis Rodney Whitney
1931
Engineering
Franklin
William H. Bragg
1930
Physics
Franklin
John Frank Stevens
1930
Engineering
Franklin
Charles Thomson Rees Wilson
1929
Physics
Franklin
Emile Berliner
1929
Engineering
Franklin
Charles F. Brush
1928
Engineering
Franklin
Walther Nernst
1928
Chemistry
Franklin
George Ellery Hale
1927
Physics
Franklin
Max Planck
1927
Physics
Franklin

Note: "Franklin" Medals are not the same as "Benjamin Franklin" Medals. The Benjamin Franklin Medal was initiated in 1998 to represent the combined legacies of several historic medals, including the Franklin Medal.

Note: The Scott Medal is awarded by the City of Philadelphia. Prior to 1920, the Institute's Committee on Science and the Arts selected the medalists and the Scott Medals were presented on Awards Day at The Franklin Institute.

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