Marc Tiffeneau

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Marc Tiffeneau
Born (1873-11-05)November 5, 1873
Mouy, France
Died May 20, 1945(1945-05-20) (aged 71)
Paris, France
Residence France
Nationality French
Fields Chemistry, Pharmacology
Institutions Faculté de Pharmacie de Paris
Faculté de Médecine de Paris
Hôpitaux de Paris
Académie des Sciences
Académie de Médecine
Alma mater École de pharmacie de Paris
Known for Tiffeneau-Demjanov rearrangement
Notable awards Prix Jecker, of the Académie des Sciences (1911 and 1923)

Marc Émile Pierre Adolphe Tiffeneau (November 5, 1873 – May 20, 1945) was a French chemist who discovered the Tiffeneau-Demjanov rearrangement.

Tiffeneau received his Ph.D in science in 1907 and his Ph.D in medicine in 1910. He was also a member of the Académie Nationale de Médecine.

Tiffeneau worked at the hospitals Hôpital Boucicaut and from 1924 at Hôtel-Dieu de Paris. In 1926 he became professor at the Sorbonne. At the time of his death in 1945 he was president of the French Chemical Society.

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