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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 12,088 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Paul Sabatier is the 52nd most popular chemist (down from 45th in 2019), the 564th most popular biography from France (up from 571st in 2019) and the 9th 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 52 out of 509Before him are Gerty Cori, Paul Karrer, Joseph Black, Francis William Aston, Tu Youyou, and Julius Lothar Meyer. After him are Fritz Pregl, Adolf Butenandt, Hans Fischer, Kurt Alder, Jacques Monod, and Melvin Calvin.

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Among people born in 1854, Paul Sabatier ranks 11Before him are Leoš Janáček, Paul Ehrlich, Karl Kautsky, James George Frazer, Emil von Behring, and Henri La Fontaine. After him are George Eastman, Milan I of Serbia, Georges Picquart, Engelbert Humperdinck, Johannes Rydberg, and Paul Natorp. Among people deceased in 1941, Paul Sabatier ranks 17Before him are Arthur Evans, Robert Delaunay, Frederick Banting, Emanuel Lasker, Walther Nernst, and Ioannis Metaxas. After him are El Lissitzky, Marina Tsvetaeva, Hans Spemann, Ernst Udet, Werner Mölders, and Werner Sombart.

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In France

Among people born in France, Paul Sabatier ranks 564 out of 6,011Before him are Antipope Clement VII (1342), Johann Heinrich Lambert (1728), Ansgar (801), Jacques Hébert (1757), Marie Tussaud (1761), and Gaston Bachelard (1884). After him are Jean-Jacques Annaud (1943), Boris Vian (1920), Jules Michelet (1798), Richard Clayderman (1953), Henrietta Maria of France (1609), and Peter the Hermit (1050).

Among CHEMISTS In France

Among chemists born in France, Paul Sabatier ranks 9Before him are Irène Joliot-Curie (1897), Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac (1778), Henri Moissan (1852), Alfred Werner (1866), Victor Grignard (1871), and Joseph Black (1728). After him are Jacques Monod (1910), Claude Louis Berthollet (1748), Joseph Proust (1754), Michel Eugène Chevreul (1786), Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier (1758), and Jean-Marie Lehn (1939).