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Chemist Scientists: Joseph Achille Le Bel

General Knowledge Category: Famous Personalities of the World, History

Name of the Scientist: Joseph Achille Le Bel


Category of Research: Chemistry


Born: 1847


Died: 1930


Contributions: He is best known for his work in stereochemistry. Le Bel was educated at the École Polytechnique in Paris. In 1874 he announced his theory outlining the relationship between molecular structure and optical activity.


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