Born: 5 November 1854, Carcassonne, France
Died: 14 August 1941, Toulouse, France
Affiliation at the time of the award: Toulouse University, Toulouse, France
Prize motivation: "for his method of hydrogenating organic compounds in the presence of finely disintegrated metals whereby the progress of organic chemistry has been greatly advanced in recent years"
Field: organic chemistry
Prize share: 1/2