Louis Pasteur

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About Louis Pasteur Louis Pasteur (pronounced: pastøʁ December 27, 1822 – September 28, 1895) was a French chemist and microbiologist born in Dole. He is best known for his remarkable breakthroughs in the causes and preventions of disease.His discoveries reduced mortality from puerperal fever, and he created the first vaccine for rabies. His experiments supported the germ theory of disease. He was best known to the general public for inventing a method to stop milk and wine from causing sickness, a process that came to be called pasteurization. He is regarded as one of the three main founders of microbiology, together with Ferdinand Cohn and Robert Koch. Pasteur also made many discoveries in the field of chemistry, most notably the molecular basis for the asymmetry of certain crystals. His body lies beneath the Institute Pasteur in Paris in a spectacular vault covered in depictions of his accomplishments in Byzantine mosaics.

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1. Allan Kardec 52410
2. Louis Pasteur 408
3. Rene Descartes 232
4. Pierre Curie 157
5. Blaise Pascal 48
6. Jacques Monod 47
7. Denis Papin 46
8. Lamarck 45
9. Antoine Lavoisier 45
10. Henri Poincaré 45

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124. Louis Pasteur 408
125. Biruni 407
126. Da Vinci 406
127. Günel Akdoğan 386
128. Zakariya al-Razi 353

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