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Michel-Eugene Chevreul
Michel-Eugene Chevreul
Birth: 31 August 1786
Angers, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire, France
Death: 9 April 1889
Paris, France
Age: 102 years, 221 days
Country: FranceFRA
Centenarian

Michel-Eugene Chevreul [French: Michel-Eugène Chevreul] (31 August 1786 – 9 April 1889) of France was a chemist, pioneer in the field of gerontology, and centenarian.

Biography

Michel-Eugene Chevreul was born on 31 August 1786 in Angers, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire, France. He was noted, in particular, for his study of fatty acids and his disdain for "charlatanism". In 1886, Chevreul was one of the first "famous people" to celebrate their 100th birthday (Sir Moses Montefiore turned 100 in 1884). He died on 9 April 1889 in Paris, France, at the age of 102 years, 221 days.

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