Louis Pasteur

Born: 1822 Died: 1895

Fun Fact! #1

Dr. Louis Pasteur discovered that the microbes were responsible for souring alcohol and came up with the process of Pasteurization: where bacteria is destroyed by heating and then allowing them to cool.

Fun Fact! #2

French Chemist and microbiologist who is well known for his discoveries of the principles vaccination.


Pasteur received a doctor of science degree in 1842 and was appointed professor of chemistry at the university of Strasbourg.

Fun Fact! #4

In 1854 Pasteur became professor of chemistry and Dean of the school of the University of Lille.

Fun Fact! #5

In 1865 Pasteur was asked to help the French Silk industry.

Fun Fact! #6

Louis Pasteur was born in Dole, France.