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The Prince of Asturias Awards (Spanish: Premios Príncipe de Asturias, Asturian: Premios Príncipe d'Asturies) is a series of annual prizes given in Spain by the Fundación Príncipe de Asturias to individuals, entities, organizations or others from around the world who make notable achievements in the sciences, humanities, or public affairs. The awards are presented in Oviedo, the capital of the Principality of Asturias at a ceremony presided by Felipe, Prince of Asturias. The Prince of Asturias Awards were established in 1981. A sculpture expressly created by Spanish sculptor Joan Miró is presented to the yearly recipients. Astur-Leonese is a Romance language group of the West Iberian group, spoken in the Spanish provinces of Asturias (Asturian Language, asturianu, or Bable), León, Zamora and Salamanca (Leonese language, Llïonés). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Anthem: Asturias, patria querida Capital Oviedo Official language(s) Spanish; Asturian has special status Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % of Spain Ranked 10th  10,604 km²  2. ... Don Felipe, Prince of Asturias (Felipe Juan Pablo Alfonso de Todos los Santos de Borbón y de Grecia) born January 30, 1968), is the third child of King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofía of Spain. ... Joan Miró i Ferrà (April 20, 1893 – December 25, 1983) was a Spanish (Catalan) painter, sculptor, and ceramist born in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain to the family of a Goldsmith and Watchmaker. ...


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Social Sciences

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Technical and Scientific Research

Pablo Rudomin, PhD (born 1934 in Mexico City) is a Mexican neuroscientist. ... Jacinto Convit is a Venezuelan doctor. ... Marcos Moshinsky (born April 20, 1921) is a Mexican physicist of Ukrainian origin whose work in the field of elementary particles won him the Prince of Asturias Prize for Scientific and Technical Investigation in 1988. ... Salvador Moncada was born in Tegucigalpa, Honduras on December 3, 1944. ... Francisco Bolívar Zapata (Mexico City, México 1948) is a Mexican biochemist and professor. ... Manuel Elkin Patarroyo (b. ... INBio stands for Instituto Nacional de Bioversidad, in Spanish, translated into English that means National Institute for Biodiversity. ... Atapuerca, also known as Sierra de Atapuerca or Sierra Atapuerca, is an ancient karst topography region of Spain, containing several caves such as the Gran Dolina site, where fossils and stone tools of the one of the earliest known hominids in Europe have been found, dating to between 780,000... Luc Montagnier (born 1932 in Chabris, France) is a French virologist. ... Dr. Robert C. Gallo Robert Charles Gallo (born March 23, 1937) is a U.S. biomedical researcher. ... Dr. Venter on his visit to Hong Kong (December 2004) J. Craig Venter (born John Craig Venter October 14, 1946, Salt Lake City) is an American biologist and businessman. ... John E. Sulston received his degree as a chemist at Cambridge, UK, but devoted his scientific life to biological research, especially in the field of molecular biology. ... Hamilton Smith (1931- ) is a Nobel prize winning geneticist. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Robert E. Kahn, along with Vinton G. Cerf, invented the TCP/IP protocol, the technology used to transmit information on the modern Internet. ... Vinton G. Cerf (born June 23, 1943) is commonly referred to as the father of the Internet. During his tenure from 1976 to 1982 with the United States Department of Defenses Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Cerf played a key role leading the development of Internet and Internet-related... Sir Tim Berners-Lee Sir Tim (Timothy John) Berners-Lee, KBE (TimBL or TBL) (b. ... Lawrence Roberts (born October 20, 1982) is a professional basketball player in the NBA. He was a second round draft pick of the Seattle Sonics in the 2005 NBA Draft and was then traded to the Memphis Grizzlies. ... Dame Jane Goodall, DBE, (born April 3, 1934) is an English UN Messenger of Peace, primatologist, ethologist, and anthropologist. ... Dr. Judah Folkman (b. ... Tony Hunter is a professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California. ... Bert Vogelstein(born 1949) is a noted cancer researcher. ... Category: ... António C. R. Damásio (IPA: //) (b. ... Juan Ignacio Cirac Sasturain (born October 11, 1965, in Manresa, Spain) is an Spanish physicist. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


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See also

A list of famous prizes, medals, and awards including cups, trophies, bowls, badges, state decorations etc. ... This is a list of prizes that are named after people. ...

External link

  • Prince of Asturias Awards, official website (in English)
  • Prince of Asturias Foundation, official website (in English)

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Prince of Asturias Awards - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (412 words)
The Prince of Asturias Awards (in Spanish: Premios Príncipe de Asturias) is a series of annual prizes given in Spain by the Fundación Príncipe de Asturias to individuals from around the world who make notable achievements in the sciences, humanities, or public affairs.
The awards are presented in Oviedo, the capital of the Principality of Asturias in a ceremony conducted by Felipe, Prince of Asturias.
The Prince of Asturias Awards was established in 1981.
Prince of Asturias - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (460 words)
The title Prince of Asturias is given to the heir apparent to the Spanish throne, and the earlier kingdom of León.
The current Prince of Asturias is Infante Felipe, son of King Juan Carlos of Spain and Queen Sofia.
After the death of Pedro I of Castile, the kingdom was drawn yet deeper in a civil war, disputes and long rivalled between English claimant, John, Duke of Lancaster, and Trastamare claimants, Kings Henry II of Castile and John I of Castile.
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