Louis Pasteur

1822 - 1895

Louis Pasteur

Louis Pasteur (, French: [lwi pastœʁ]; December 27, 1822 – September 28, 1895) was a French biologist, microbiologist and chemist renowned for his discoveries of the principles of vaccination, microbial fermentation and pasteurization. He is remembered for his remarkable breakthroughs in the causes and prevention of diseases, and his discoveries have saved many lives ever since. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis Pasteur has received more than 4,773,068 page views. His biography is available in 143 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2nd most popular chemist.

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Among chemists, Louis Pasteur ranks 2 out of 473Before him are Alfred Nobel. After him are Dmitri Mendeleev, Antoine Lavoisier, John Dalton, Irène Joliot-Curie, Robert Boyle, Jabir ibn Hayyan, Amedeo Avogadro, Linus Pauling, Svante Arrhenius, and Fritz Haber.

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Among people born in 1822, Louis Pasteur ranks 1After him are Gregor Mendel, Heinrich Schliemann, Ulysses S. Grant, César Franck, Frédéric Passy, Francis Galton, Rudolf Clausius, Rutherford B. Hayes, Étienne Lenoir, Charles Hermite, and Edmond de Goncourt. Among people deceased in 1895, Louis Pasteur ranks 1After him are Friedrich Engels, Alexandre Dumas fils, Berthe Morisot, Thomas Henry Huxley, Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Adam Opel, Empress Myeongseong, José Martí, Franz von Suppé, Isma'il Pasha, and Julius Lothar Meyer.

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In France

Among people born in France, Louis Pasteur ranks 9 out of 4,109Before him are Joan of Arc (1412), René Descartes (1596), Voltaire (1694), Victor Hugo (1802), Blaise Pascal (1623), and Molière (1622). After him are Claude Monet (1840), Jules Verne (1828), Nostradamus (1503), Jean-Paul Sartre (1905), Montesquieu (1689), and Louis XVI of France (1754).

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Among chemists born in France, Louis Pasteur ranks 1After him are Antoine Lavoisier (1743), Irène Joliot-Curie (1897), Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac (1778), Henri Moissan (1852), Paul Sabatier (1854), Victor Grignard (1871), Alfred Werner (1866), Joseph Black (1728), Claude Louis Berthollet (1748), Michel Eugène Chevreul (1786), and Jacques Monod (1910).

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