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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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La charte est datee de la dix-neuvieme annee du regne de Louis XVIII, annulant la legitimite de tous ceux qui l'ont precede, a commencer par l'empereur .
Rather than joining Louis XVIII in exile in Ghent, Talleyrand put out feelers to the Orleanists, who he thought might emerge as a credible future monarchy among the Allies.
The message that the angel gave to Martin, if it were true, would mean that all of the post-Revolutionary sovereigns of France, Louis XVIII, Charles X, and Louis-Philippe, were usurpers, and that the true king remained to be found and returned to his proper station.
In that same year he published his first book of poems, Odes et poesies diverses, which earned him a pension from Louis XVIII.
His loyalty was gratefully acknowledged by Louis XVIII, who bestowed upon him the Legion of Honor and made him a knight of the order of St.
The younger brother of Louis XVI was then restored to the throne of France as Louis XVIII (1755-1824).
These legitimists of the new school are as rampant and as violent as any of the Jesuit Cabinet of Louis XVIII, or the ~Gentilhommes' who counselled and ruined Charles X.
On March 31, the coalition armies entered Paris, bringing with them Louis XVIII, the brother of Louis XVI, whom they put on the throne.
Aragon abandoned current politics, however, in La Semaine sainte (1958; translated as Holy Week, 1961), a panoramic epic of the flight of Louis XVIII at the beginning of Napoleon's one hundred days in 1815.
The next day he was on his way to England with Wellington's dispatch, first calling at Ghent, to where King Louis XVIII had fled, to fill in the details of the battle for the French king.
IN 1815 Napoleon returned from exile in Elba and begun a 100-day march with his army heading for Paris to overthrow Louis XVIII.
During its long history it has been the seat of William Peveral, natural son of William the Conqueror; of John Earl of Mortaigne who succeeded his brother Richard the Lion Heart as King of England in 1199; and of Louis XVIII, the exiled King of France who held court there from 1809 to 1814.