Sabatier, Paul (1854-1941)
Born: Carcassonne (France), 1854
Died: Toulouse (France), 1941
In 1880 Sabatier completed a doctoral thesis on the thermochemistry of sulphides in Berthelot’s laboratory. In 1892 he started studying catalytic hydrogenations which was of utmost importance to many modern industrial procedures. For this work he received the Nobel Prize in 1912, sharing it with Grignard.
Victor Grignard and Paul Sabatier