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Wiki founder wins $1m Israeli prize

Jimmy Wales, 5 other laureates, honored for achievements in science, technology, cultural accomplishments

Jimmy Wales. (photo credit: CC BY Jol Ito, Flickr)
Jimmy Wales. (photo credit: CC BY Jol Ito, Flickr)

 

JERUSALEM — Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales is among the winners of this year’s Dan David Prize for scientific, technological and cultural accomplishments.

 

The Dan David Foundation awards six $1 million prizes annually in three categories: past, present and future.

 

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