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Orfila, Matthieu Joseph Bonaventure

Born: 1787 AD
Died: 1853 AD
Nationality: Spanish
Categories: Chemists

1787 – Born on the 24th of April in Minorca, Spain.

1819 – He was appointed professor of medical jurisprudence.

       – He succeeded Vauquelin as professor of chemistry in the faculty of medicine at Paris.

1830 – He was nominated dean of that faculty, a high medical honor in France.

1848 – He became successively member of the council of education of France, member of the general council of the department of the Seine,and commander of the Legion of Honor.

1853 – He died on the 12th of March in Paris.