Louis Pasteur
#141 Overall Influence

Louis Pasteur

French chemist and microbiologist

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Louis Pasteur was a French biologist, microbiologist, and chemist renowned for his discoveries of the principles of vaccination, microbial fermentation and pasteurization. He is remembered for his remarkable breakthroughs in the causes and prevention of diseases, and his discoveries have saved many lives ever since. He reduced mortality from puerperal fever and created the first vaccines for rabies and anthrax.

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University of Lille
University of Lille

French university located in Lille. Founded in 1559 in Douai; split between 1970 and 2017 into three independent universities .

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École Centrale de Lille
École Centrale de Lille

Graduate engineering school in Villeneuve d'Ascq, Lille metropolis, France

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#31 World Rank
Biology
#34 World Rank
Chemistry