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About Louis Pasteur
Louis Pasteur was a French chemist and microbiologist best known for creating the first vaccines for rabies and anthrax and for coming up with the process of pasteurization, which is a technique used in treating milk and wine in order to prevent bacterial contamination. He is known as the Father of Microbiology.
He was married to Marie Pasteur from 1849 until his death in 1895. He and Marie had four children together.
Some of his notable awards include: the Rumford Medal in 1856 and 1892, the Copley Medal in 1874 and the Leeuwenhoek Medal in 1895.
The French Academy of Sciences honored him with the Alhumbert Prize in 1862 for his work in demonstrating that microorganisms could not grow in a sterilized and sealed flask.
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Famous quotes by Louis Pasteur
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.Louis Pasteur
Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought and intelligence.Louis Pasteur
Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world.Louis Pasteur
Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world. Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought and intelligence.Louis Pasteur
There are no such things as applied sciences, only applications of science.Louis Pasteur
There does not exist a category of science to which one can give the name applied science. There are science and the applications of science, bound together as the fruit of the tree which bears it.Louis Pasteur
When I approach a child, he inspires in me two sentiments tenderness for what he is, and respect for what he may become.Louis Pasteur
Louis Pasteur's Popularity
Louis Pasteur was a famous French chemist and microbiologist, who was born on December 27, 1822. As a person born on this date, Louis Pasteur is listed in our database as the 11th most popular celebrity for the day (December 27) and the 3rd most popular for the year (1822).
People born on December 27 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Louis Pasteur is the 254th most popular Capricorn.
Aside from information specific to Louis Pasteur's birthday, Louis Pasteur is the 24th most famous French.
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