|Birthname||Paul Victor Henri Pascal|
|born on||4 July 1880 at 18:15 (= 6:15 PM )|
|Place||St.Pol sur Ternoise, France, 50n23, 2e20|
|Timezone||LMT m2e20 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||13°03' 12°35 Asc. 17°22'|
French chemist who specialized in inorganic and metallurgical chemistry.
A former student of the Ecole Normale Supérieure and associate of physical sciences, he initiated work in magnetochemistry at the Faculty of Sciences of Lille. In 1919, he was promoted to professor of applied chemistry and director of the Institute of Chemistry of Lille. He taught metallurgy and iron and steel industry at the Industrial Institute of Nord (École centrale de Lille) until 1927 when he was transferred to the École centrale Paris.
He taught at the Faculty of Sciences of Paris from 1929 to 1938 (chair of mineral chemistry, then chair of general chemistry), and was elected to the Académie des sciences in 1945. He was awarded the CNRS gold medal in 1966.
He died in Caen on 26 January 1968, aged 87. A CNRS research centre based on the Bordeaux campus bears his name.
- Work : Prize 1966 (CNRS gold medal)
Grazia Bordoni's Science database quotes Gauquelin.
- Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 87)
- Vocation : Education : Teacher
- Vocation : Science : Chemistry
- Notable : Awards : Vocational award (CNRS gold medal)