Boudet, Jean Pierre

CHEMIST, PHARMACIST (FRANCE)
BORN 26 Oct 1748, Reims, Marne - DIED 18 Dec 1828, Paris
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Père Lachaise, Rue du Repos 16 (division 39, 3e ligne, P, 27)

Jean Pierre Boudet became inspector of the Eastern region for the extraction of saltpeter and the manufacture of gunpower in 1793. He joined the campaigns in Egypt and Germany as an army pharmacist. In Cairo he was noted for his courage during the plague epidemic. On 2 September 1800 he was appointed chief pharmacist of the army by Jean-Baptiste Kléber, who was in command after Napoleon left Egypt. In 1801 Boudet went back to France. In 1804 he was made a Chevalier de la Légion d'honneur.

In 1810 he retired and he settled in Paris. He was a founding member of the Société de Pharmacie. In 1820 he became a member of the Académie de médecine de Paris. He died in 1828 in Paris.

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The grave of Jean-Baptiste Pierre Boudet at Père Lachaise, Paris.
Picture by Androom (24 Oct 2014)

 

The grave of Jean-Baptiste Pierre Bordet at Père Lachaise, Paris.
Picture by Androom (24 Oct 2014)

 

Sources
Jean-Pierre Boudet (chimiste) - Wikipédia


Bouguereau, William

Published: 28 Feb 2022
Last update: 05 Apr 2022