Pascal, Paul

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Pascal, Paul Gender: M
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)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 13°03' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 12°35 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 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.

Link to Wikipedia biography (French)


  • Work : Prize 1966 (CNRS gold medal)

Source Notes

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)