Biography of Louis Pasteur


Pasteur (pas-tor'), Louis. An eminent French chemist. Born in Dole in department of Jura in 1822. Pasteur was celebrated for his studies and discoveries in fermentation, and also for his researches in hydrophobia, and his suggestion of inoculation as a cure. The Pasteur Institute in Paris was the scene of his researches from 1886. Pasteur died in 1895.