Louis Le Chatelier

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Louis Le Chatelier
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Born (1815-02-20)20 February 1815
Paris, France
Died 10 November 1873(1873-11-10) (aged 58)
Paris, France
Fields Chemistry

Louis Le Chatelier (20 February 1815 – 10 November 1873) was a French chemist and industrialist who developed a method for producing aluminium from bauxite in 1855. His son was the well known chemist Henri Louis Le Chatelier. His name is inscribed on the Eiffel tower.[1][2]


  1. ^ F. Habashi K.J. Bayer and his time. Laval University, Quebec City
  2. ^ Henri Louis LE CHATELIER (1815–1873). annales.org