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Viadrina Prize Laureates

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1999 Karl Dedecius
German translator of Polish and Russian literature
2000 Adam Michnik
polish political publicist and editor-in-chief of Gazeta Wyborcza
2001 Günter Grass
German author and playwright
2002 Janusz Reiter
former Polish ambassador in Germany
2003 Markus Meckel
German politician (SPD party) and member of the German Bundestag
2004 Włodzimierz Borodziej
Polish publicist and vice-president of the Warsaw University
2005 Rudolf von Thadden
German historian
2006 Adam Krzeminski
Polish journalist and publicist
2007 The Copernicus Group
a joint project of the German Institute for Polish Culture in Darmstadt and the Germany and Northern Europe Institute in Szczecin
2008 Rita Süssmuth & polenplus (magazine)
President of the German Institute for Polish Culture (Deutsches Poleninstitut)
2009 Tadeusz Mazowiecki
former prime minister of Poland
2010 Volker Schlöndorff
Film director, screenwriter, filmmaker,
"Die Blechtrommel" (1979),
"Strajk - die Heldin von Danzig" (2007)