Index by Year of Birth
Louis Jacques Thénard
* 1777 in La Louptière
+ 1857 in Paris
Louis Jacques Thénard was a French chemist.
His first original paper (1799) was on the compounds of arsenic
and antimony with oxygen and sulphur.
In 1807, he began important research into ethers.
His researches on sebacic acid (1802) and on bile (1807) deserve
mention as well,
as does his discovery of hydrogen peroxide (1818).
2021 J. Giesen