Jean-Antoine Chaptal

1756 - 1832

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Jean-Antoine Chaptal, comte de Chanteloup (5 June 1756 – 30 July 1832) was a French chemist, physician, agronomist, industrialist, statesman, educator and philanthropist. His multifaceted career unfolded during one of the most brilliant periods in French science. In chemistry it was the time of Antoine Lavoisier, Claude-Louis Berthollet, Louis Guyton de Morveau, Antoine-François Fourcroy and Joseph Gay-Lussac. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Antoine Chaptal has received more than 63,620 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Jean-Antoine Chaptal is the 375th most popular chemist (down from 357th in 2019), the 2,907th most popular biography from France (down from 2,385th in 2019) and the 45th most popular French Chemist.

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Among chemists, Jean-Antoine Chaptal ranks 375 out of 510Before him are Agnes Pockels, Frank Wigglesworth Clarke, Peter Atkins, John Tukey, Albert Niemann, and Roger Y. Tsien. After him are Franz Joseph Emil Fischer, Thomas C. Südhof, Tim Hunt, Anders Jahan Retzius, Albert Ghiorso, and Roderick MacKinnon.

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Among people born in 1756, Jean-Antoine Chaptal ranks 25Before him are Thomas Rowlandson, Jérôme Pétion de Villeneuve, Federico Gravina, Paul Wranitzky, Duke Louis of Württemberg, and Guillaume-Antoine Olivier. After him are Karl Philipp Moritz, Christian Frederik Hansen, John Trumbull, Princess Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, Henry Raeburn, and Everard Home. Among people deceased in 1832, Jean-Antoine Chaptal ranks 27Before him are Princess Maria Anna of Saxony, Kaʻahumanu, Ghazi Muhammad, Karl Rudolphi, Jean-Pierre Abel-Rémusat, and John Leslie. After him are Jean Baptiste Gay, vicomte de Martignac, Aleksander Orłowski, Henri Cassini, Demetrios Ypsilantis, Johann Georg Wagler, and Casimir Pierre Périer.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean-Antoine Chaptal ranks 2,907 out of 5,234Before him are Michel Marcel Navratil (1908), Henri Sauguet (1901), Hugues-Bernard Maret, duc de Bassano (1763), Jacques Dupont (1928), Alexis Thérèse Petit (1791), and Wan Hu (1510). After him are Jules Dalou (1838), René Barjavel (1911), Paul Pogba (1993), Max Gallo (1932), Daniel Guérin (1904), and Achille Devéria (1800).

Among CHEMISTS In France

Among chemists born in France, Jean-Antoine Chaptal ranks 45Before him are Paul Ulrich Villard (1860), Louis-Bernard Guyton de Morveau (1737), Antoine François, comte de Fourcroy (1755), Paul Héroult (1863), Alexandre-Émile Béguyer de Chancourtois (1820), and André-Louis Debierne (1874). After him are Nicolas Lemery (1645), Gaston Tissandier (1843), Georges Urbain (1872), Louis Le Chatelier (1815), Joseph Bienaimé Caventou (1795), and Antoine Bussy (1794).