Paul Sabatier

1854 - 1941

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Prof Paul Sabatier FRS(For) HFRSE (French: [sabatje]; 5 November 1854 – 14 August 1941) was a French chemist, born in Carcassonne. In 1912, Sabatier was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry along with Victor Grignard. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Sabatier has received more than 10,624 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia. Paul Sabatier is the 45th most popular chemist (down from 41st in 2019), the 572nd most popular biography from France (down from 466th in 2019) and the 7th most popular French Chemist.

Paul Sabatier is most famous for his work in the field of catalysis. He developed a process for hydrogenation of organic compounds, which is widely used in the chemical industry.

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Among chemists, Paul Sabatier ranks 45 out of 510Before him are Frederick Sanger, Hans Adolf Krebs, William Crookes, Robert Bunsen, Joseph Black, and Jan Baptist van Helmont. After him are Victor Grignard, Arthur Harden, Francis William Aston, Alfred Werner, Richard Willstätter, and Paul Karrer.

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Among people born in 1854, Paul Sabatier ranks 11Before him are James George Frazer, Leoš Janáček, Karl Kautsky, Paul Ehrlich, Henri La Fontaine, and Emil von Behring. After him are George Eastman, Milan I of Serbia, Georges Picquart, Johannes Rydberg, Duchess Marie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and Paul Natorp. Among people deceased in 1941, Paul Sabatier ranks 16Before him are Walther Nernst, Arthur Evans, Emanuel Lasker, Robert Delaunay, Maurice Leblanc, and El Lissitzky. After him are Marina Tsvetaeva, Ioannis Metaxas, Werner Sombart, Ernst Udet, Ignacy Jan Paderewski, and Frederick Banting.

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In France

Among people born in France, Paul Sabatier ranks 572 out of 5,234Before him are Louis-Alexandre Berthier (1753), Emmanuel Macron (1977), Ansgar (801), Léon Blum (1872), George Steiner (1929), and Héloïse (1101). After him are Jean Lannes (1769), Childebert I (497), Gaston, Duke of Orléans (1608), Joan II of Navarre (1311), Camille Flammarion (1842), and Louis I, Duke of Orléans (1372).

Among CHEMISTS In France

Among chemists born in France, Paul Sabatier ranks 7Before him are Louis Pasteur (1822), Antoine Lavoisier (1743), Irène Joliot-Curie (1897), Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac (1778), Henri Moissan (1852), and Joseph Black (1728). After him are Victor Grignard (1871), Alfred Werner (1866), Claude Louis Berthollet (1748), Michel Eugène Chevreul (1786), Jacques Monod (1910), and Joseph Proust (1754).