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Pierre C.A., French physician, 1787-1872. See: Louis angle, Louis law.

Pasteur, Louis

Etymology: French chemist, 1822-1895
promoter of the germ theory of infection and developer of the pasteurization process to kill pathogenic organisms in milk. Pasteur also developed several vaccines and pioneered the development of stereochemistry by separating mirror image isomers.
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From the Sun King to the Royal Twilight: Painting in Eighteenth Century France provides a rich overview of French painting from the reign of Louis IV to the fall of the monarchy.
Traditional Greek and Spanish dances combine with the French Court dances of Louis IV to influence the choreography.
The elegant yet sturdy shape was first worn by King Louis IV of France, currently this shape commonly appears in Oxford-style shoes.