Le Chatelier, Henri Louis (1850-1936)
Le Châtelier, Henri Louis
Born: Paris (France), 1850
Died Miribel-les-Echelles (France), 1936
Le Châtelier graduated from the Ecole des Mines and in 1827 became professor of general chemistry at the School of Mines. He is best known for his rule (1888) on the chemical equilibrium. Le Châtelier’s principle was of the utmost importance to rationalise the chemical industry.
A Man of Principle