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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 was firstly the wife of the chemist and nobleman Antoine Lavoisier, and acted as his laboratory companion and was able to write up and bring his work to an international audience through her linguistic skills. She played a pivotal role in the translation of several scientific works, and was instrumental to the standardization of the scientific method. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier has received more than 180,416 page views. Her biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier is the 115th most popular chemist (up from 157th in 2019), the 833rd most popular biography from France (up from 1,178th in 2019) and the 14th 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 115 out of 509Before her are Antoni Grabowski, Wendell Meredith Stanley, Heinrich Otto Wieland, Paul J. Crutzen, James Dewar, and Stanford Moore. After her are Leopold Ružička, Avram Hershko, John Macleod, Casimir Funk, Richard R. Ernst, and William Howard Stein.

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Among people born in 1758, Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier ranks 9Before her are James Monroe, André Masséna, Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers, Jean-Jacques Dessalines, Emperor Go-Momozono, and Kamehameha I. After her are Franz Joseph Gall, Duchess Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Antoine Isaac Silvestre de Sacy, Honoré IV, Prince of Monaco, Pierre-Paul Prud'hon, and Osman Pazvantoğlu. Among people deceased in 1836, Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier ranks 9Before her are James Madison, Letizia Ramolino, Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès, Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle, William Godwin, and Maria Malibran. After her are James Mill, Antoine Laurent de Jussieu, Davy Crockett, Princess Wilhelmine of Baden, Anthony of Saxony, and Anton Reicha.

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In France

Among people born in France, Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier ranks 833 out of 6,011Before her are Pauline Viardot (1821), Chevalier d'Éon (1728), Germaine of Foix (1488), Eric Cantona (1966), Saint Remigius (437), and Simon Vouet (1590). After her are David Guetta (1967), Edme Mariotte (1620), Lucien Lévy-Bruhl (1857), Anne Marie d'Orléans (1669), Robert Nivelle (1856), and Georges Dumézil (1898).

Among CHEMISTS In France

Among chemists born in France, Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier ranks 14Before her are Joseph Black (1728), Paul Sabatier (1854), Jacques Monod (1910), Claude Louis Berthollet (1748), Joseph Proust (1754), and Michel Eugène Chevreul (1786). After her are Jean-Marie Lehn (1939), Louis Nicolas Vauquelin (1763), Marcellin Berthelot (1827), Henry Louis Le Chatelier (1850), Jean-Baptiste Dumas (1800), and Nicolas Leblanc (1742).