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François Englert
François Englert, 2007
François Englert, 2007
Born (1932-11-06) 6 November 1932 (age 88)
Etterbeek, Brussels, Belgium[1]
NationalityBelgian
FieldsTheoretical physics
InstitutionsUniversité Libre de Bruxelles
Tel Aviv University[2][3]
Alma materUniversité Libre de Bruxelles
Known forHiggs mechanism
Notable awardsFrancqui Prize (1982)
Wolf Prize in Physics (2004)
Sakurai Prize (2010)
Nobel Prize in Physics (2013)
This person won a Nobel Prize
François Baron Englert (French: [ɑ̃ɡlɛʁ]; born 6 November 1932) is a Belgian theoretical physicist. In 2013, he won the Nobel Prize in Physics with Peter Higgs for their work in the discovery of the Higgs Boson.

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