Joseph Proust

1754 - 1826

Joseph Proust

Joseph Louis Proust (26 September 1754 – 5 July 1826) was a French chemist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Proust has received more than 161,155 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 93rd most popular chemist.

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Among chemists, Joseph Proust ranks 93 out of 473Before him are Tadeusz Reichstein, Manfred Eigen, Paul Hermann Müller, Irving Langmuir, Otto Diels, and Johan Gadolin. After him are Gilbert N. Lewis, Raymond Davis Jr., Frederick Gowland Hopkins, Wendell Meredith Stanley, Dan Shechtman, and Marshall Warren Nirenberg.

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Among people born in 1754, Joseph Proust ranks 4Before him are Louis XVI of France, Paul I of Russia, and Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord. After him are Ferdinand Karl, Archduke of Austria-Este, Madame Roland, Seraphim of Sarov, Jacques Pierre Brissot, Bon-Adrien Jeannot de Moncey, William Bligh, Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier, and Frederick I of Württemberg. Among people deceased in 1826, Joseph Proust ranks 11Before him are René Laennec, Giuseppe Piazzi, Philippe Pinel, John VI of Portugal, Stamford Raffles, and Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin. After him are Elizabeth Alexeievna, Louis-Gabriel Suchet, Nikolay Karamzin, Frederica of Baden, Maria Leopoldina of Austria, and Levin August von Bennigsen.

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In France

Among people born in France, Joseph Proust ranks 722 out of 4,109Before him are Girard Desargues (1591), Clotilde (475), Jean-Victor Poncelet (1788), Nicolas Fouquet (1615), Margaret of Provence (1221), and Raymond Queneau (1903). After him are Nicolas Oudinot (1767), Aristide Maillol (1861), Sigismund of Burgundy (500), Georges Rouault (1871), Pierre Loti (1850), and Edmond Rostand (1868).

Among CHEMISTS In France

Among chemists born in France, Joseph Proust ranks 13Before him are Victor Grignard (1871), Alfred Werner (1866), Joseph Black (1728), Claude Louis Berthollet (1748), Michel Eugène Chevreul (1786), and Jacques Monod (1910). After him are Louis Nicolas Vauquelin (1763), Henry Louis Le Chatelier (1850), Marcellin Berthelot (1827), Louis Jacques Thénard (1777), Jean-Baptiste Dumas (1800), and Jean-Marie Lehn (1939).

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