Harnack Medal

Harnack Medal

The Max Planck Society has been awarding the Harnack Medal since 1924. It is the highest award presented for services to society.

Recipients of the Harnack Medal

  • Peter Gruss, 2017
  • Hermann Neuhaus (posthumously), 2008
  • Lu Yongxiang, 2006
  • Hubert Markl, 2004
  • Haim Harari, 2001
  • Hans F. Zacher, 1998
  • Michael Sela, 1996
  • Heinz A. Staab, 1996
  • Reimar Lüst, 1993
  • Richard von Weizsäcker, 1990
  • Hans Merkle, 1984
  • Kurt Birrenbach, 1981
  • Walther Gerlach, 1974
  • Adolf Butenandt, 1973, in Gold 1983
  • Carl Wurster, 1970
  • Alfred Kühn, 1965
  • Heinrich Lübke, 1964
  • Otto Heinrich Warburg, 1963
  • Georg Schreiber, 1962
  • Erich Kaufmann, 1960
  • Theodor Heuss, 1959
  • Otto Hahn, 1954, in Gold 1959
  • Gustav Winkler, 1953
  • Ludwig Prandtl, 1936
  • Albert Vögler, 1936
  • Carl Duisberg, 1934
  • Gustav Krupp v. Bohlen und Halbach, 1933
  • Max Planck, 1933
  • Franz v. Mendelssohn, 1932
  • Carl Correns, 1932
  • Friedrich Schmidt-Ott, 1929
  • Fritz Haber, 1926
  • Adolf v. Harnack, 1925
 
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