Riche, Alfred

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Riche, Alfred Gender: M
Jean-Baptiste Léopold Alfred Riche
born on 3 February 1829 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )
Place Roche-sur-Linotte, France, 47n2826, 6e1213
Timezone LMT m6e1213 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 14°07' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 00°24 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 16°53'


French medical chemist and pharmacist, who in 1854 made Sulfur mustard (SM), also known as mustard gas, by combining chlorine and diethyl. He was Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the Ecole Supérieure de Pharmacie, Paris and assayer at the Mint. He died in 1908.

Link to Sulfur mustard: Development


  • Death, Cause unspecified 1908

Source Notes

Archives Gauquelin: Scientists & Medical Doctors (Hommes De Science) A, vol. 2, #633 [1].


  • Vocation : Medical : Pharmacist
  • Vocation : Science : Biology
  • Vocation : Science : Chemistry
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (Sulfur mustard/ mustard gas)