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Pearl Buck (1892-1973), writer, civil rights activist, winner 1938 Nobel Prize in Literature. Born Hillsboro, West Virginia to missionary parents. Taken to China at 3 months old. Graduated Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Lynchburg, VA, Phi Beta Kappa, 1914. Masters from Cornell University in 1925. In 1949, outraged that existing adoption services considered Asian and mixed-race children unadoptable, Buck established Welcome House, Inc., the first international, interracial adoption agency.

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck, also known by her Chinese name Sai Zhenzhu, was an American writer and novelist. As the daughter of missionaries, Buck spent most of her life before 1934 in China. Her most famous book was The Good Earth.

"Means we use must be as pure as the ends we seek."

News: Martin Luther King Awarded Nobel Peace Prize. The 1964 Nobel Peace prize was given to Martin Luther King, Jr., who was, after Ralph Bunche, the second black American to win the award.

Toni Morrison  ~ novelist -      The first African American to win the Nobel Prize for Literature and winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Her enthralling books illuminate the mysteries of the human heart and unflinchingly take on the toughest issues.

125 Most Influential Women

Toni Morrison - NOVELIST The first African American to win the Nobel Prize for Literature; winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Her enthralling books illuminate the mysteries of the human heart and unflinchingly take on the toughest issues.

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1964: Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin. Prize motivation: "for her determinations by X-ray techniques of the structures of important biochemical substances"

Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin May 1910 - 29 July was a British biochemist who development of protein crystallography and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in

Elizabeth H. Blackburn Nobel Prize winner for the discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telemeres and the enzyme telomerase.

Elizabeth H. Blackburn-------The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2009 was awarded jointly to Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Carol W. Greider and Jack W. Szostak "for the discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase".

Marie Curie - 1st female professor at Paris U, winner of two Nobel prizes - which she donated, discovery of two elements as well as radioactivity

Marie Skłodowska-Curie was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the only woman to date to win in two fields, and the only person to win in multiple sciences.

#Nobel #Prize #Winner #German #Germany #Food #Responsible #Cancer

#Nobel #Prize #Winner #German #Germany #Food #Responsible #Cancer

Selma Lagerlöf - Nobel prize winner in Litterature

Selma Lagerlöf, 1858 - first woman to win the Nobel Prize for literature in author of "one of the most charming children's book in any language: Nils Holgerssons underbara resa genom Sverige [The Wonderful Adventures of Nils].

Knut Hamsun (August 4, 1859 – February 19, 1952) Norwegian writer (Nobel Prize winner in Literature in 1920).

Knut Hamsun (August 1859 – February Norwegian writer (Nobel Prize winner in Literature in

Alice Munro (Nobel Prize in Literature 2013)  (b. 1931) is a Canadian author writing in English. Munro's work has been described as having revolutionized the architecture of short stories, especially in its tendency to move forward and backward in time.

Alice Munro (Nobel Prize in Literature (b. is a Canadian author writing in English. Munro's work has been described as having revolutionized the architecture of short stories, especially in its tendency to move forward and backward in time.

The Nobel Prize winner argues that an economy dominated by large corporations has failed the many and enriched the few. the Nation By Joseph E. Stiglitz OCTOBER 23, 2017 There is much to be …

America Has a Monopoly Problem—and It’s Huge

The Nobel Prize winner argues that an economy dominated by large corporations has failed the many and enriched the few. the Nation By Joseph E. Stiglitz OCTOBER 23, 2017 There is much to be …

Dario Fo, The Nobel Prize in Literature 1997: "who emulates the jesters of the Middle Ages in scourging authority and upholding the dignity of the downtrodden", drama

The Nobel Prize in Literature Mr. The Nobel Prize in Literature 1997 was awarded to Dario Fo "who emulates the jesters of the Middle Ages in scourging authority and upholding the dignity of the downtrodden".

George Bernard Shaw by Madame Yevonde Vivex colour print on black card mount, 1937

George Bernard Shaw, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature Photographed Madame Yevonde. Vivex colour print on black card mount, Given by Madame Yevonde, 1971 NPG © Yevonde Portrait Archive.

#HappyBirthday Amartya Sen – The Great Indian Nobel Prize Winner Developmental Economist: #InspirerToday #BornOn3November #Biography #BeAnInspirer

#HappyBirthday Amartya Sen – The Great Indian Nobel Prize Winner Developmental Economist: #InspirerToday #BornOn3November #Biography #BeAnInspirer