Charles J. Pedersen
Born: 3 October 1904, Pusan, Korea (now South Korea)
Died: 26 October 1989, Salem, NJ, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: Du Pont, Wilmington, DE, USA
Prize motivation: "for their development and use of molecules with structure-specific interactions of high selectivity"
Field: organic chemistry
Prize share: 1/3