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François Englert
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François Englert, 2007
Born 6 November 1932 (1932-11-06) (age 87)
Nationality Belgian
Alma mater Université Libre de Bruxelles
Known for Higgs mechanism
Awards Francqui Prize (1982)
Wolf Prize in Physics (2004)
Sakurai Prize (2010)
Nobel Prize in Physics (2013)
Scientific career
Fields Theoretical physics
Institutions Université Libre de Bruxelles
Tel Aviv University

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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