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|Born||August 1, 1924|
|Died||September 29, 2010|
|Notable awards||Nobel Prize in Physics (1992)|
Georges Charpak (August 1, 1924 – September 29, 2010) was a Polish-born French physicist of Jewish descent. He received the 1992 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his invention and development of particle detectors, in particular the multiwire proportional chamber".