Category:Michel Eugène Chevreul

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English: Michel Eugène Chevreul (31 August 1786 – 9 April 1889) was a French chemist whose work with fatty acids led to early applications in the fields of art and science. He is credited with the discovery of margaric acid and designing an early form of soap made from animal fats and salt. He lived to 102 and was a pioneer in the field of gerontology.
Français : Michel-Eugène Chevreul (1786-1889) est un chimiste français connu pour son travail sur les acides gras et la saponification et sa contribution à la théorie des couleurs. Ces travaux lui valurent la médaille Copley en 1857.


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