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Gerardus 't Hooft

Also Known As: "Gerard 't Hooft"
Birthdate: (69)
Birthplace: Den Helder, Den Helder, North Holland, The Netherlands
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Son of Hendrik 't Hooft and Margaretha Agnes (Peggy) van Kampen
Husband of <private> Schik
Father of <private> 't Hooft and <private> ('t Hooft)

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Gerardus (Gerard) 't Hooft (Dutch: [ˌɣɪːrɑrt ət ˈɦoːft]; born July 5, 1946) is a Dutch theoretical physicist and professor at Utrecht University, the Netherlands. He shared the 1999 Nobel Prize in Physics with his thesis advisor Martinus J. G. Veltman "for elucidating the quantum structure of electroweak interactions".

His work concentrates on gauge theory, black holes, quantum gravity and fundamental aspects of quantum mechanics. His contributions to physics include a proof that gauge theories are renormalizable, dimensional regularization, and the holographic principle.

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1946
July 5, 1946
Den Helder, Den Helder, North Holland, The Netherlands