Goethe Medal

The Goethe Medal, also known as the Goethe-Medaille, is a yearly prize given by the Goethe-Institut honoring non-Germans "who have performed outstanding service for the German language and for international cultural relations".[1] It is an official decoration of the Federal Republic of Germany. The prize used to be given on 22 March, the anniversary of Goethe's death. Since 2009, it has been given on 28 August, the anniversary of Goethe's birth. The first awards were made in 1955. In the intervening years, through 2018, a total of 348 women and men from 65 countries have been so honored.[1] It is not to be confused with Goethe-Medaille für Kunst und Wissenschaft (1932–1944) and Goetheplakette der Stadt Frankfurt am Main.

Goethe-Medal
Goethe-Medal

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20th century recipients are:[2]

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  1. ^ a b "Goethe Medal - Goethe-Institut". www.goethe.de. Archived from the original on 5 January 2020. Retrieved 28 April 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Goethe-Medaille, Die Preisträger 1955–2020" (PDF). Goethe-Institut. 2020. Retrieved 28 April 2020.
  3. ^ "Goethe Medal - Goethe-Institut, Zukiswa Wanner". www.goethe.de. Retrieved 28 April 2020.
  4. ^ a b c ""Widerspruch ertragen": Goethe-Medaillen 2020 vergeben". Süddeutsche Zeitung (in German). Munich. dpa. 28 April 2020. Retrieved 28 April 2020.
  5. ^ "Goethe Medal - Goethe-Institut, Ian McEwan". www.goethe.de. Retrieved 28 April 2020.
  6. ^ "Goethe Medal - Goethe-Institut, Elvira Espejo Ayca". www.goethe.de. Retrieved 28 April 2020.
  7. ^ a b c "Goethe-Medaillen für Akhanli, Neshat, Roozon". Badische Zeitung. Freiburg. dpa. 4 June 2019. Retrieved 25 June 2019.
  8. ^ Helbing, Michael (28 August 2018). "Verleihung der Goethe-Medaille an Heidi und Rolf Abderhalden in Weimar". Thüringer Allgemeine (in German). Erfurt. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
  9. ^ "Komponist Péter Eötvös erhält Goethe-Medaille". Musik Heute. Berlin. 14 June 2018. Archived from the original on 8 September 2018. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
  10. ^ "Kazakh Dissident Theater Director Arrested In Connection With Zhanaozen Riots". Radio Free Europe. 15 June 2012. Archived from the original on 22 June 2012. Retrieved 23 June 2012.
  11. ^ Flood, Alison (21 June 2011). "Germany honours Le Carré with Goethe Medal". The Guardian. London. Archived from the original on 8 September 2018. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
  12. ^ Hanimann, Joseph (8 April 2008). "S wie Sobel". Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (in German). Retrieved 8 September 2018.
  13. ^ Gomori, George (31 March 2016). "Imre Kertész obituary". The Guardian. London. Archived from the original on 1 April 2016. Retrieved 1 April 2016.
  14. ^ Redactie (23 August 2018). "Historicus Hermann von der Dunk (89) overleden". de Volkskrant (in Dutch). Retrieved 22 July 2019.

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