Louis Pasteur - He is best known for his remarkable breakthroughs in the causes and prevention of disease. He created the first vaccine for rabies. He was best known to the general public for inventing a method to stop milk and wine from causing sickness, a process came to be called Pasteurization. Date: Prior to 1895. Photographer: Felix Nadar.
Louis Pasteur (1822 – 1895) was a French chemist and microbiologist who was one of the most important founders of medical microbiology. He is remembered for his remarkable breakthroughs in the causes and preventions of diseases. He created the first vaccines for rabies and anthrax. He was best known to the general public for inventing a method to treat milk and wine in order to prevent it from causing sickness, a process that came to be called pasteurization.
Louis Pasteur: founder of physio-chemistry, father of bacteriology, inventor of bio-therapeutics; best known for inventing a method to stop milk and wine from causing sickness, now called pasteurization. Pasteur's faith was as genuine as his science. In his panegyric of Littré, whose fauteuil he took, he said: Happy the man who bears within him a divinity, an ideal of beauty and obeys it; and ideal of art, and ideal of science, an ideal of country, and ideal of the virtues of the Gospel.
Louis de Buade, comte de Frontenac et de Palluau, est né au château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye en France le 12 mai 1622. Nommé à deux reprises gouverneur de la Nouvelle-France par Louis XIV, il développe la colonie et la défend contre les attaques anglaises, notamment lors de la bataille de Québec en 1690. Il meurt à Québec le 28 novembre 16981
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 – 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks among the 26 most translated authors in the world.
Blinded at the age of 3, Louis Braille developed a superb memory that enabled him to do well in school. But that wasn't enough - Louis wanted to read. Finding the alphabet impractical, he invented the raised dot alphabet, Braille, now used throughout the world. This poignant biography tells the story of Louis Braille and his invention of a language that changed thousands of lives. [$5.50]