Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier

1758 - 1836

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Marie-Anne Pierrette Paulze (20 January 1758 in Montbrison, Loire, France – 10 February 1836) was a French chemist and noblewoman. Madame Lavoisier was the wife of the chemist and nobleman Antoine Lavoisier, and acted as his laboratory companion and contributed to his work. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier has received more than 130,876 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier is the 157th most popular chemist (up from 257th in 2019), the 1,181st most popular biography from France (up from 1,423rd in 2019) and the 20th 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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Among chemists, Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier ranks 157 out of 510Before her are August Wilhelm von Hofmann, Joachim Frank, Robert F. Furchgott, Leo Baekeland, William C. Campbell, and Heinrich Gustav Magnus. After her are Nikolay Semyonov, Paul Lauterbur, Bengt I. Samuelsson, Jerome Karle, Johan August Arfwedson, and Fritz Albert Lipmann.

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Among people born in 1758, Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier ranks 10Before her are André Masséna, Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers, Kamehameha I, Jean-Jacques Dessalines, Emperor Go-Momozono, and Franz Joseph Gall. After her are Duchess Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Honoré IV, Prince of Monaco, Pierre-Paul Prud'hon, Antoine Isaac Silvestre de Sacy, Carl Friedrich Zelter, and Osman Pazvantoğlu. Among people deceased in 1836, Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier ranks 16Before her are Princess Wilhelmine of Baden, Claude-Louis Navier, Antoine Laurent de Jussieu, Nathan Mayer Rothschild, Anton Reicha, and James Mill. After her are Anthony of Saxony, Antoine Destutt de Tracy, Johann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein, Maria Cristina of Savoy, Aaron Burr, and William Henry.

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In France

Among people born in France, Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier ranks 1,181 out of 5,234Before her are Margaret of France, Queen of England and Hungary (1158), Cléo de Mérode (1875), Dominique Jean Larrey (1766), François Rude (1784), Louise Marie Adélaïde de Bourbon, Duchess of Orléans (1753), and Jean Mabillon (1632). After her are Jeanne d'Évreux (1310), Claude, Duke of Guise (1496), André-Jacques Garnerin (1769), Rodolphe Kreutzer (1766), Isabella of Valois (1389), and Francis II, Duke of Brittany (1435).

Among CHEMISTS In France

Among chemists born in France, Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier ranks 20Before her are Marcellin Berthelot (1827), Henry Louis Le Chatelier (1850), Louis Nicolas Vauquelin (1763), Louis Jacques Thénard (1777), Jean-Baptiste Dumas (1800), and Jean-Marie Lehn (1939). After her are Antoine Jérôme Balard (1802), Paul-Émile Lecoq de Boisbaudran (1838), Nicolas Leblanc (1742), Jean-Pierre Sauvage (1944), Charles François de Cisternay du Fay (1698), and Bernard Courtois (1777).