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Claude Elwood Shannon (1916 - 2001)

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Claude Elwood Shannon
Born in Petoskey, Michigan, United Statesmap
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Died in Medford, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 30 Apr 2016
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Categories: Notables | Mathematicians | Stuart Ballantine Medal | IEEE Medal of Honor | National Medal of Science | Harvey Prize | Claude E. Shannon Award | Harold Pender Award | John Fritz Medal | Kyoto Prize | National Inventors Hall of Fame.

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Claude Shannon was awarded a National Medal of Science.

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Notable awards

Stuart Ballantine Medal (1955)
IEEE Medal of Honor (1966)
National Medal of Science (1966)
Harvey Prize (1972)
Claude E. Shannon Award (1972)
Harold Pender Award (1978)
John Fritz Medal (1983)
Kyoto Prize (1985)
National Inventors Hall of Fame (2004)

His father, Claude, Sr. (1862–1934), a descendant of early settlers of New Jersey, was a self-made businessman, and for a while, a Judge of Probate. Shannon's mother was Mabel Wolf Shannon (1890–1945)

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