German National Prize for Art and Science
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(Ehrenzeichen des Deutschen Nationalpreises für Kunst und Wissenschaft)
30 January 1937
It was to be awarded annually to deserving Germans in the fields of art of science.
Professor August Bier
Dr. Wilhelm Filchner
Professor Dr. Ernst Heinkel
Professor Willi Messerschmitt
Professor Dr. Ferdinand Porsche
Dr. Ferdinand Sauerbruch
Dr. Fritz Todt
Professor Luwig Toost
It was instituted as a German "Nobel Prize" since Adolf Hitler was furious that the Nobel Peace Prize 1935 was awarded to the German pacifist writer, Carl von Ossietzky, and had forbidden German citizens to accept it.
It was designed by Müller-Erfurt.
Photo courtesy of Ignasi Masip
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