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PASTEUR Louis 1822-95 The French chemist Louis Pasteur devoted his life to solving practical problems of industry agriculture and medicine His discoveries have saved countless lives and created new wealth for the world Among his discoveries are the pasteurization process and ways of preventing silkworm diseases anthrax chicken cholera and rabies Pasteur sought no profits from his discoveries and he supported his family on his professors salary or on a modest government allowance In the laboratory he was a calm and exact worker but once sure of his findings he vigorously defended them Pasteur was an ardent patriot zealous in his ambition to make France great through science Scholar and Scientist Louis Pasteur was born on Dec 27 1822 in Dle France His father was a tanner In 1827 the family moved to nearby Arbois where Louis went to school He was a hard-working pupil but not an especially brilliant one When he was 17 he received a degree of bachelor of letters at the Collge Royal de Besanon For the next three years he tutored younger students and prepared for the cole Normale Suprieure a noted teacher-training college in Paris As part of his studies he investigated the crystallographic chemical and optical properties of various forms of tartaric acid His work laid the foundations for later study of the geometry of chemical bonds Pasteurs investigations soon brought him recognition and also an appointment as assistant to a professor of chemistry Pasteur received a doctor of science degree in 1847 and was appointed professor of chemistry at the University of Strasbourg Here he met Marie Laurent daughter of the rector of the university They were married in 1849 Pasteurs wife shared his love for science They had five children three died in childhood Research in Fermentation and Souring In 1854 Pasteur became professor of chemistry
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