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Authorised form of namePasteur; Louis (1822 - 1895)
SurnamePasteur
ForenamesLouis
Dates1822 - 1895
NationalityFrench
Dates and placesBirth:
Dole, Jura, France (27 December 1822)
Death:
Chateau Villeneuve-l'Etang, near Paris, France (28 September 1895)
Burial:
Crypt, Pasteur Institute, Paris
ActivityResearch Field:
Crystallography, chemistry, microbiology, immunology
Education:
Arbois; Besancon; Ecole Normale, Paris
Career:
Professor of Physics, Lycee, Dijon (1848); Professor of Chemistry, Strasbourg (1852); carried out fundamental work on fermentations (1850s-1870s); studied infectious diseases (from 1877); Pasteur Institute, Paris, was founded in his honour (1888)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Foreign Member
Election Date:
29/04/1869
Medals/Prizes:
Rumford Medal 1856; Copley Medal 1874
RelationshipsSon of a tanner
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1897-1898 vol 62 pp xliii-lix signed by P F F
References:
Sir Ashley Miles, 'Reports by Louis Pasteur and Claude Bernard on the Organization of Scientific Teaching and Research' in NR 1982-83 vol 37 pp 101-118
Vanity Fair 08 January 1887
B Heap, 'From the dust of the Earth? Things come to life: spontaneous generation revisited by Henry Harris' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 107-108
H Gest, 'The Discovery of Microorganisms by Robert Hooke and Antoni von Leeuwenhoek, Fellows of the Royal Society' in NR 2004 vol 58 pp 187-201
Anne Cooke, 'From Microbes to Man. Ulf Lagerkvist, Pioneers of microbiology and the Nobel Prize' in NR 2004 vol 58 pp 234-236
Royal Society codeNA6990
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1869/03Pasteur, Louis: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MM/22/74Letter from Louis Pasteur, Arbois, to Pierre Paul Émile Roux 1 September 1886
MM/5/54Letter from Jean Baptiste Dumas to Louis Pasteurc.1874
VF/29"Hydrophobia"08 January 1887
IM/003448Pasteur, Louis1999
MM/5/53Letter from J D Hooker, President of the Royal Society, Burlington House, to Louis Pasteur5 November 1874
IM/003449Pasteur, Louis1994
IM/003451Pasteur, Louis
NLB/3/79Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Monsieur Louis Pasteur, Membre de l'Institute, Foreign member of the Royal Society7 March 1889
NLB/2/977Copy letter from Michael Foster, to M [Louis] Pasteur, Academie des Sciences, Paris19 January 1889
NLB/3/131Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Monsieur Louis Pasteur, [Foreign Member of the Royal Society]22 March 1889
NLB/7/182Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Henry Roscoe, Fellow of the Royal Society16 December 1892
NLB/7/181Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Joseph Lister, Fellow of the Royal Society16 December 1892
NLB/7/191Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Henry Enfield Roscoe, Fellow of the Royal Society19 December 1892
NLB/7/194Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Monsieur le Professeur [Jacques-Joseph] Grancher, au Secretariat Institut de France19 December 1892
NLB/7/180Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Joseph Lister, Fellow of the Royal Society14 December 1892
NLB/7/178Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Henry Enfield Roscoe, Fellow of the Royal Society14 December 1892
NLB/11/745Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons30 September 1895
NLB/13/121Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company, 15 Lombard Street, E.C.18 June 1896
NLB/11/742Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Joseph Lister, Fellow of the Royal Society30 September 1895
NLB/11/774Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Monsieur Hanotaux, Ministère des Affaires étrangères, Service du Protocole, Paris3 October 1895
NLB/13/253Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company11 July 1896
NLB/12/554Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Monsieur le Secretaire, Comite Monument Dutot, Paris9 March 1896
NLB/13/603Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Percy Faraday Frankland, Fellow of the Royal Society, Secretary, Pasteur International Memorial Fund15 October 1896
NLB/13/836Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Robarts, Lubbock & Company, 15 Lombard Street, E.C.5 December 1896
NLB/12/558Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Monsieur Palluy, President du Tribunal de Commerce, Tresorier du Comite Monument Pasteur, Dole (Jura), France9 March 1896
MS/427/199Copy letter from [Michael] Foster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Mr. [Jean-Baptiste] Dumas, Secretaire Perpet. de l'Academie des Sciences de l'Institut de France26 May 1882
IM/003450Pasteur, Louiscirca 1889
NLB/3/491Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir George Gabriel Stokes, President of the Royal Society24 June 1889
NLB/7/198Copy letter from Lord Kelvin [William Thomson], to Professor Louis Pastuer, Member of the Institute of France19 December 1892
NLB/11/769Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans2 October 1895
NLB/11/772Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Fellow of the Royal Society3 October 1895
NLB/3/501Copy letter from George Gabriel Stokes, to Sir Henry Isaacs, the Right Honorable Lord Mayor, Mansion House, E.C.26 June 1889
NLB/11/749Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans, Treasurer, Royal Society1 October 1895
IM/007119Pasteur, Louisnd
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