• Born date: 1925-10-31
  • Born in: England
  • Death date: 2004-03-15
  • Death in: United states
John Pople

Sir John Anthony Pople, KBE FRS (31 October 1925 – 15 March 2004) was a Nobel-Prize winning theoretical chemist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Walter Kohn in the year 1998. He was born in Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, England and attended the Bristol Grammar School. He won a scholarship to Trinity College, Cambridge in 1943. He received his B. A. in 1946. Between 1945 and 1947 he worked at the Bristol Aeroplane Company.