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The James Smithson Medal, established in 1965, is awarded to those who have made "exceptional contributions to art, science, history, education and technology". It is presented by the Smithsonian Institution which states that it is the organisation's "most prestigious and highest award".[1]

Recipients

Year of award Image Recipient Notes Ref(s)
1965 Howard Florey in 1945 Florey, HowardHoward Florey [2]
1968
Richardson, Edgar P.Edgar P. Richardson [3]
1976 Elizabeth II in 2015 Elizabeth II [1]
1976
Hanks, NancyNancy Hanks [4]
1979 John Paul II in 1993 Pope John Paul II [5]
1986 Warren E. Burger in 2007 Burger, Warren E.Warren E. Burger [1]
1991
Johnson Kidd, JulieJulie Johnson Kidd [6]
1994 Robert McCormick Adams Adams Jr., Robert McCormickRobert McCormick Adams Jr. [1]
1999 Ira Michael Heyman Heyman, Ira MichaelIra Michael Heyman [1]
2015 G. Wayne Clough in 2008 Clough, G. WayneG. Wayne Clough [7]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e "Awards and Medals". Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 26 November 2017. 
  2. ^ "Proceedings of the Board of Regents meeting, January 22, 1976". Smithsonian Institution. 22 January 1976. p. 34. Retrieved 28 November 2017. 
  3. ^ McGill, Douglas C. (29 March 1985). "Edgar Richardson, 82, dies; art historian and archivist". The New York Times. Retrieved 28 November 2017. 
  4. ^ Pearson, Richard (9 January 1983). "Nancy Hanks, 55, dies". The Washington Post. Retrieved 28 November 2017. 
  5. ^ Craig, William O. (1 July 2004). Around the World with the Smithsonian. Llumina Press. p. 110. ISBN 1-59526-245-8. 
  6. ^ "Honorary degree citation: Julie Johnson Kidd". Marlboro College. Retrieved 28 November 2017. 
  7. ^ "G. Wayne Clough". National Academy of Construction. Retrieved 28 November 2017. 

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