Charles Lagrange Prize, or Prix Charles Lagrange, is a
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prize, recognizing the best mathematical or experimental work contributing to the progress of mathematical knowledge in the world. It was first awarded in 1952 by the
Académie Royale de Belgique
Académie Royale de Belgique
, Classe des Sciences. Recipients may be
Belgian Belgians ( nl, Belgen, french: Belges, german: Belgier) are people identified with the Belgium, Kingdom of Belgium, a federation, federal state in Western Europe. As Belgium is a multinational state, this connection may be residential, legal, ...

or foreign.


The recipients of the Charles Lagrange Prize are: * 1932: William Bowie * 1944: Georges Jean Maury * 1948:
Harold Jeffreys Sir Harold Jeffreys, FRS FRS may also refer to: Government and politics * Facility Registry System, a centrally managed Environmental Protection Agency database that identifies places of environmental interest in the United States * Family R ...
* 1952:
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Beno Gutenberg
* 1956:
Jean Coulomb
Jean Coulomb
* 1960: Jean Verbaandert * 1960: Paul Melchior * 1964: Hitoshi Takeuchi * 1968: R.O. Vicente * 1972: Desmond King-Hele * 1976: Carlo Denis * 1980: Augustinus Nolet * 1984:
André Berger André Léon Georges Chevalier Berger (born July 30, 1942, Acoz) is a Belgian professor and climatologist. He is best known for his significant contribution to the renaissance and further development of the astronomical theory of paleoclimates ...

André Berger
* 1988: Véronique Dehant * 1992: Salim Djenidi * 1992: Christian Tricot * 2000: Louis François * 2000: Viviane Pierrard * 2008: Frederik J. Simons * 2012: Aida Alvera-Azcárate

See also

* List of mathematics awards


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