Louis Pasteur 1822-1895
a French scientist, a chemist to be exact.
He came to believe that
it was germs that caused diseases and we know that he was right.
Louis Pasteur was
very much into bacteria and found vaccines for rabies and much more.
Pasteurization is a process named after Louis Pasteur. It describes the
sterilization of wine, beer, cheese, milk and such by heat, thus
killing harmful bacteria that could cause diseases.
made it possible for food to be stored longer and shipped much
further. Therefore, Louis contributed significantly to the industry.
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Louis was professor at the Lycée in Dijon, where he taught physics.
He went on to the University of Strasbourg, where he taught
chemistry. He then switched to the University of Lille, later Paris.
Louis Pasteur married Marie Laurent. They had five
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