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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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On raconte que, il y a quelque temps, le prince de Conti ayant envoye a Rousseau 50 louis d'or pour une de ses compositions, l'auteur n'en garda que deux et renvoya le reste.
The Le Mars and La Bellone made it back to the port of Nantes laden with 852,000 livres in Louis d'or coins.
We do not know the name of the ship yet but we know from the ship's manifest there were 852,000 Louis d'or gold coins in the cargo.