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Charles John Pedersen
Born(1904-10-03)October 3, 1904
Busan, Korean Empire
DiedOctober 26, 1989(1989-10-26) (aged 85)
Salem, New Jersey, U.S.
FieldsOrganic chemistry
Alma materUniversity of Dayton, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Notable awardsNobel Prize in Chemistry (1987)

Charles John Pedersen (October 3, 1904 – October 26, 1989) was a American chemist. He received the 1987 Nobel Prize in Chemistry together with Donald James Cram and Jean-Marie Lehn. He specialized in organic chemistry.

Pedersen had a Norwegian father and a Japanese mother. He was born in Busan, Korea and died in Salem, New Jersey.


This person won a Nobel Prize