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Charles John Pedersen
Born (1904-10-03)October 3, 1904
Died October 26, 1989(1989-10-26) (aged 85)
Nationality American
Alma mater University of Dayton, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Awards Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1987)
Scientific career
Fields Organic chemistry
Institutions DuPont

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.

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