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Matteucci Medal

The Matteucci Medal is an Italian award for physicists, named after Carlo Matteucci from Forlì.[1] It was established to award physicists for their fundamental contributions. Under an Italian Royal Decree dated July 10, 1870, the Italian Society of Sciences was authorized to receive a donation from Carlo Matteucci for the establishment of the Prize.


Year Name Country
1868 Hermann von Helmholtz  German Empire
1875 Henri Victor Regnault  France
1876 Lord Kelvin  United Kingdom
1877 Gustav Kirchhoff  German Empire
1878 Gustav Wiedemann  German Empire
1879 Wilhelm Eduard Weber  German Empire
1880 Antonio Pacinotti  Italy
1881 Emilio Villari  Italy
1882 Augusto Righi  Italy
1887 Thomas Edison  United States
1888 Heinrich Hertz  German Empire
1894 John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh  United Kingdom
1895 Henry Augustus Rowland  United States
1896 Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen  German Empire
Philipp Lenard
1901 Guglielmo Marconi  Italy
1903 Albert Abraham Michelson  United States
1904 Marie Curie  France
Pierre Curie
1905 Henri Poincaré  France
1906 James Dewar  United Kingdom
1907 William Ramsay  United Kingdom
1908 Antonio Garbasso  Italy
1909 Orso Mario Corbino  Italy
1910 Heike Kamerlingh Onnes  Netherlands
1911 Jean Baptiste Perrin  France
1912 Pieter Zeeman  Netherlands
1913 Ernest Rutherford  United Kingdom
1914 Max von Laue  German Empire
1915 Johannes Stark  German Empire
1915 William Henry Bragg  United Kingdom
Lawrence Bragg
1917 Antonino Lo Surdo  Italy
1918 Robert W. Wood  United Kingdom
1919 Henry Moseley  United Kingdom
1921 Albert Einstein  Germany
1923 Niels Bohr  Denmark
1924 Arnold Sommerfeld  Germany
1925 Robert Andrews Millikan  United States
1926 Enrico Fermi  Italy
1927 Erwin Schrödinger  Austria
1928 C. V. Raman  British Raj
1929 Werner Heisenberg  Germany
1930 Arthur Compton  United States
1931 Franco Rasetti  Italy
1932 Frédéric Joliot-Curie  France
Irène Joliot-Curie
1956 Wolfgang Pauli  Austria
1975 Bruno Touschek  Austria
1978 Abdus Salam  Pakistan
1979 Luciano Maiani  San Marino
1980 Giancarlo Wick  Italy
1982 Rudolf Peierls  United Kingdom
1985 Hendrik Casimir  Netherlands
1987 Pierre-Gilles De Gennes  France
1988 Lev B. Okun  Soviet Union
1989 Freeman Dyson  United States
1990 Jack Steinberger  United States
1991 Bruno Rossi  Italy
1992 Anatole Abragam  France
1993 John Archibald Wheeler  United States
1994 Claude Cohen-Tannoudji  France
1995 Tsung Dao Lee  Republic of China
1996 Wolfgang K.H. Panofsky  United States
1998 Oreste Piccioni  Italy
2001 Theodor W. Hänsch  Germany
2002 Nicola Cabibbo  Italy
2003 Manuel Cardona  Spain
2004 David Ruelle  Belgium
2005 John Iliopoulos  Greece
2006 Giorgio Bellettini [it]  Italy
2016 Adalberto Giazotto  Italy
2017 Marco Tavani [de]  Italy
2018 Gianluigi Fogli  Italy
2019 Federico Capasso  United States
2020 Massimo Inguscio [it]  Italy
2021 Amos Maritan  Italy
2022 Jocelyn Bell Burnell  United Kingdom


See also


  1. ^ "The Matteucci Medal". Nature. 74 (1923): 477–477. September 1906. doi:10.1038/074477a0.
  2. ^ "Medaglia Matteucci – Accademia XL". Italian National Academy of Sciences (in Italian). Retrieved 19 December 2021.
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