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Sir John Pople
Born(1925-10-31)31 October 1925
Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, England
Died15 March 2004(2004-03-15) (aged 78)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
FieldsTheoretical chemistry
Quantum chemistry
Computational chemistry
Alma materCambridge University
Doctoral advisorJohn Lennard-Jones
Doctoral studentsA. David Buckingham
Martin Head-Gordon
Known forComputational methods in quantum chemistry
Notable awardsNobel Prize in Chemistry (1998)
This person won a Nobel Prize
Sir John Anthony Pople, KBE FRS (31 October 1925 – 15 March 2004)[1] was an American scientist. He was a Nobel Prize winning theoretical chemist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Walter Kohn in the year 1998.


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