Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier

1758 - 1836

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Marie-Anne Pierrette Paulze Lavoisier, later Countess von Rumford, (20 January 1758 in Montbrison, Loire, France – 10 February 1836) was a French chemist and noblewoman. Madame Lavoisier's first husband was the chemist and nobleman Antoine Lavoisier. She acted as his laboratory companion, using her linguistic skills to write up his work and bring it to an international audience. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier has received more than 216,448 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier is the 137th most popular chemist (down from 114th in 2019), the 925th most popular biography from France (down from 831st in 2019) and the 16th most popular French Chemist.

Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier is most famous for being the wife of Antoine Lavoisier, a chemist who discovered the law of conservation of mass.

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Over the past year Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier has had the most page views in the with 38,113 views, followed by Spanish (29,549), and French (20,853). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Icelandic (162.83%), Min Nan (119.65%), and Esperanto (65.13%)


Among chemists, Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier ranks 137 out of 602Before her are Lars Onsager, Ronald George Wreyford Norrish, William Howard Stein, Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky, Jean-Pierre Sauvage, and Glenn T. Seaborg. After her are Joachim Frank, Kurt Wüthrich, Willard Libby, Louis Nicolas Vauquelin, Sune Bergström, and John Newlands.

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Among people born in 1758, Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier ranks 10Before her are Noah Webster, Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers, André Masséna, Jean-Jacques Dessalines, Kamehameha I, and Emperor Go-Momozono. After her are Franz Joseph Gall, Duchess Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Antoine Isaac Silvestre de Sacy, Pierre-Paul Prud'hon, Osman Pazvantoğlu, and Carle Vernet. Among people deceased in 1836, Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier ranks 10Before her are James Madison, Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès, Antoine Laurent de Jussieu, William Godwin, Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle, and Davy Crockett. After her are Maria Malibran, Claude-Louis Navier, Nathan Mayer Rothschild, James Mill, Princess Wilhelmine of Baden, and Anton Reicha.

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In France

Among people born in France, Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier ranks 925 out of 6,770Before her are Chilperic I (539), Theodore Beza (1519), Saint Eligius (588), Michael Lonsdale (1931), Louise Michel (1830), and Louis Barthou (1862). After her are Adela of Champagne (1140), Jean de Lattre de Tassigny (1889), Marie-Louise O'Murphy (1737), Georges Bernanos (1888), Rosa Bonheur (1822), and Manu Chao (1961).

Among CHEMISTS In France

Among chemists born in France, Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier ranks 16Before her are Claude Louis Berthollet (1748), Joseph Black (1728), Joseph Proust (1754), Michel Eugène Chevreul (1786), Jean-Marie Lehn (1939), and Jean-Pierre Sauvage (1944). After her are Louis Nicolas Vauquelin (1763), Jean-Baptiste Dumas (1800), Marcellin Berthelot (1827), Henry Louis Le Chatelier (1850), Nicolas Leblanc (1742), and Louis Jacques Thénard (1777).