The man who with his discoveries have saved many lives, the man who reduced mortality from puerperal fever, and created the first ever vaccines for rabies and anthrax, the man who is known for his invention of the technique of treating milk to stop bacterial contamination (Pasteurization) was none other than Louis Pasteur. He is considered to be as one of the fathers of microbiology. So, don’t you think, his hard work deserves to be remembered?
The Man Behind Pasteurization Process
Louis Pasteur was?
A Chemist and a Microbiologist.
Inventions and Discoveries?
- Principles of vaccination
- Microbial fermentation
- Vaccines for rabies and anthrax.
December 27, 1822
Place of birth?
Dole, Jura, France
École normale supérieure
- Rumford Medal(1856, 1892)
- Copley Medal(1874)
- Albert Medal(1882)
- Leeuwenhoek Medal(1895)
September 28, 1895
- Louis Pasteur was a French chemist and microbiologist.
- He got famous for his discoveries of the principles of vaccination, microbial fermentation, and pasteurization.
- His discoveries in medical gave very great support in the germ theory of disease and its application in clinical medicine.
- He discovered the first vaccine for rabies.
- He also made people aware of the technique of treating milk and wine to stop bacterial contamination which is called pasteurization.
- Louis Pasteur is known as the “father of microbiology,” and has been regarded as one of the three main founders of bacteriology,
- Until his death, he was the director of the Pasteur Institute, which established in the year 1887.