John Pople

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Birthday
31, 1925
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 15, 2004 (78)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
31, 1925
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 15, 2004 (78)

About

Theoretical chemist who received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1998 for his development of computational methods in quantum chemistry. He worked as a professor at both Carnegie Mellon University and Northwestern.

Before Fame

He won a scholarship to Trinity College, Cambridge, where he received a B.A. in 1946.

Trivia

He was made a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2003.

Family Life

He had four children with his wife Joy Bowers, who he married in 1952.

Associated With

He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry the year before Ahmed Zewail did.