|Birth:||31 August 1786|
Angers, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire, France
|Death:||9 April 1889|
|Age:||102 years, 221 days|
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.
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.
- MICHEL EUGÈNE CHEVREUL Universalis