The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1981
Kenichi Fukui, Roald Hoffmann
Born: 4 October 1918, Nara, Japan
Died: 9 January 1998, Kyoto, Japan
Affiliation at the time of the award: Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
Prize motivation: "for their theories, developed independently, concerning the course of chemical reactions"
Field: theoretical chemistry