The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1906
Born: 28 September 1852, Paris, France
Died: 20 February 1907, Paris, France
Affiliation at the time of the award: Sorbonne University, Paris, France
Prize motivation: "in recognition of the great services rendered by him in his investigation and isolation of the element fluorine, and for the adoption in the service of science of the electric furnace called after him"
Field: inorganic chemistry, nuclear chemistry