Henry Louis Le Chatelier

1850 - 1936

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Henry Louis Le Chatelier (French pronunciation: ​[ɑ̃ʁi lwi lə ʃɑtlje]; 8 October 1850 – 17 September 1936) was a French chemist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Louis Le Chatelier has received more than 121,896 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Henry Louis Le Chatelier is the 142nd most popular chemist (down from 106th in 2019), the 1,028th most popular biography from France (down from 878th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Chemist.

Henry Louis Le Chatelier is most famous for his principle of Le Chatelier's Principle, which states that if a system at equilibrium is disturbed, the system will shift to counteract the disturbance.

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Among chemists, Henry Louis Le Chatelier ranks 142 out of 509Before him are William Giauque, Marcellin Berthelot, Paul Berg, Johann Wilhelm Ritter, Robert W. Holley, and Fritz Strassmann. After him are Bengt I. Samuelsson, Jean-Baptiste Dumas, Robert F. Furchgott, Kurt Wüthrich, Sune Bergström, and Jerome Karle.

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Among people born in 1850, Henry Louis Le Chatelier ranks 17Before him are Mihai Eminescu, Pierre Loti, Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, Pat Garrett, Oliver Heaviside, and Lafcadio Hearn. After him are Luigi Cadorna, Lady Mary Victoria Douglas-Hamilton, Ignác Goldziher, Victoriano Huerta, Lluís Domènech i Montaner, and César Ritz. Among people deceased in 1936, Henry Louis Le Chatelier ranks 40Before him are Nikolai Ostrovsky, Moritz Schlick, Princess Victoria Melita of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Karl Pearson, Antoine Meillet, and Archduke Friedrich, Duke of Teschen. After him are Georgy Chicherin, Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby, Robert Michels, Ahmet Tevfik Pasha, Heinrich Rickert, and Wilhelm Gustloff.

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In France

Among people born in France, Henry Louis Le Chatelier ranks 1,028 out of 6,011Before him are Jean-Baptiste Jourdan (1762), Jean de Joinville (1224), Claudine Auger (1941), Jules de Polignac (1780), Hans-Georg von Friedeburg (1895), and Louis Auguste, Duke of Maine (1670). After him are Henri Giraud (1879), Jean-Louis Barrault (1910), Anne de Montmorency (1493), Lili Boulanger (1893), Madame de Brinvilliers (1630), and Émile Gallé (1846).

Among CHEMISTS In France

Among chemists born in France, Henry Louis Le Chatelier ranks 18Before him are Joseph Proust (1754), Michel Eugène Chevreul (1786), Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier (1758), Jean-Marie Lehn (1939), Louis Nicolas Vauquelin (1763), and Marcellin Berthelot (1827). After him are Jean-Baptiste Dumas (1800), Nicolas Leblanc (1742), Jean-Pierre Sauvage (1944), Antoine Jérôme Balard (1802), Louis Jacques Thénard (1777), and Charles Adolphe Wurtz (1817).