Sabatier, Paul

Sabatier, Paul (1854-1941)


Sabatier, Paul

20th Century
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. 

Related Links

Link icon  The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1912
Victor Grignard and Paul Sabatier