1998: The Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Born: 9 March 1923, Vienna, Austria
Affiliation at the time of the award: University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Prize motivation: "For his development of the density-functional theory"
Field: theoretical chemistry
Niels Bohr Institute: Visitor, 1951-52
Walter Kohn, John Pople: 1/2 of the prize
"For his development of the density-functional theory"