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Gerardus 't Hooft

Gerardus 't HooftBorn: 5-Jul-1946
Birthplace: Den Helder, Netherlands

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Physicist

Nationality: Netherlands
Executive summary: Quantum physicist

1999 Nobel prize for explaining the quantum nature of electroweak interactions. Grand-nephew of Nobel laureate Frits Zernike.

Father: H. 't Hooft (naval engineer)
Mother: M. A. van Kampen
Sister: Ita (born Elise)
Sister: Agnes
Wife: Albertha A. Schik (m. 1972, two daughters)

    High School: Dalton Lyceum, The Hague
    University: PhD, University of Utrecht (1972)
    Professor: University of Utrecht (1974-)

    Nobel Prize for Physics 1999 (with Martinus J.G. Veltman)
    Lorentz Medal 1986
    Wolf Prize in Physics 1981 (with Freeman Dyson and Victor Weisskopf)
    Asteroid Namesake 9491 Thooft

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