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Charles Pedersen

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Charles John Pedersen
Born( 1904 -10-03)October 3, 1904
Died( 1989 -10-26)October 26, 1989
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 Pusan, Korea and died in Salem, New Jersey.

References[change | change source]

  • "Jean-Charles J. Pedersen - Facts". Retrieved October 5, 2017.
  • Charles J. Pedersen's Family Website
  • The Journal of the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan. Page 41. 1987