William J. Brennan Award
William J. Brennan, Jr., who authored the opinion in New York Times Co. v. Sullivan, has several awards named in his honor, which are presented to individuals for dedication to public interest and fre...
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William Schuman
William Howard Schuman (August 4, 1910 – February 15, 1992) was an American composer and arts administrator.
Schuman was born into a Jewish family in Manhattan, New York City, son o...
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World Peace Council prizes
The World Peace Council (WPC), an anti-imperialist non-governmental organization, has awarded a number of prizes, beginning in 1950. These have been awarded to individuals, organisations, peoples, an...
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Handel Medallion
The Handel Medallion is an American award presented by the City of New York, New York. It is the city's highest award given to individuals for their contribution to the city's intellectual and cultura...
Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Award
The Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Award is awarded annually by the Washington, D.C.-based Institute for Policy Studies. It is awarded to those advancing the cause of human rights in the Americas. The ...
Licia Albanese
Licia Albanese (July 22, 1909 – August 15, 2014) was an Italian-born American operatic soprano. Noted especially for her portrayals of the lyric heroines of Verdi and Puccini, Albanese was a leading a...
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Claire Raphael Reis
Claire Raphael Reis (August 4, 1888 – April 11, 1978) was a music promoter and the founder of the People's Music League in New York City. The League was intended to provide free concerts for im...
ComputerWorld Smithsonian Award
The Computerworld Smithsonian Award is given out annually to individuals who have used technology to produce beneficial changes for society. Nominees are proposed by a group of 100 CEOs of information...
UNESCO Prize for Peace Education
The UNESCO Prize for Peace Education has been awarded annually since 1981.The prize is endowed up to 60 000 US dollars and honours extraordinary activities in the spirit of the UNESCO constitutio...
Archbishop of Canterbury's Award for Outstanding Service to the Anglican Communion
The Archbishop of Canterbury's Award for Outstanding Service to the Anglican Communion is the highest award within the Anglican Communion. It was created by Archbishop George Carey to mark the retire...
Sonning Prize
The Sonning Prize (Danish: Sonningprisen) is awarded biennially for outstanding contributions to European culture. A committee headed by the rector of the University of Copenhagen decides among candid...
Richard Martin (curator)
Richard Martin (1947–1999) was a scholar, lecturer, critic and curator, and a leading art and fashion historian. At the time of his death he was curator of the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Mu...
MIT150
The MIT150 is a list published by the Boston Globe, in honor of the 150th anniversary of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2011, listing 150 of the most significant innovators, invent...
Richard Rodgers
Richard Charles Rodgers (June 28, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was an American composer of music for more than 900 songs and for 43 Broadway musicals. He also composed music for films and television...
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Secularist of the Year
The Secularist of the Year (also known as the Irwin Prize) is an award presented annually to the individual considered to have made the greatest contribution to secularism in the previous year by the ...
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Charlemagne Prize
The Charlemagne Prize (German: Karlspreis; full name originally Internationaler Karlspreis der Stadt Aachen, International Charlemagne Prize of the City of Aachen, since 1988 Internationaler Karl...
Charlemagne Prize - Wikipedia