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Collège de France

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Paris, France

Founding Date:
1530

Official Website:
http://www.college-de-france.fr/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Claude Bernard
Doctor
12-Jul-1813 10-Feb-1878 French physiologist
Maurice de Broglie
Physicist
27-Apr-1875 14-Jul-1960 X-ray spectroscopy
Wolf Lepenies
Sociologist
11-Jan-1941   Melancholy and Society
Charles Richet
Scientist
26-Aug-1850 4-Dec-1935 Studied anaphylaxis and ectoplasm
Paul Sabatier
Chemist
5-Nov-1854 14-Aug-1941 Heterogeneous catalysis
Ida M. Tarbell
Journalist
5-Nov-1857 6-Jan-1944 History of the Standard Oil Company
Gabriel Tarde
Sociologist
12-Mar-1843 13-May-1904 Group mind, Theory of Imitation
Alfred Werner
Chemist
12-Dec-1866 15-Nov-1919 Coordination theory of chemistry
Vladimir Zworykin
Inventor
30-Jul-1889 29-Jul-1982 Patented color televison

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Raymond Aron
Philosopher
14-Mar-1905 17-Oct-1983 Political philosopher, social theorist
Antoine-Jérôme Balard
Chemist
30-Sep-1802 30-Mar-1876 Discovered bromine
Henri Bergson
Philosopher
18-Oct-1859 4-Jan-1941 L'Évolution Créatrice
Claude Bernard
Doctor
12-Jul-1813 10-Feb-1878 French physiologist
Marcellin Berthelot
Chemist
27-Oct-1827 18-Mar-1907 Chimie organique fondée sur la synthèse
Jean-Baptiste Biot
Physicist
21-Apr-1774 3-Feb-1862 Biot-Savart Law
Yves Bonnefoy
Poet
24-Jun-1923   Du Mouvement et de l'immobilité de Douve
Pierre Bourdieu
Anthropologist
1-Aug-1930 23-Jan-2002 Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgment of Taste
Fernand Braudel
Historian
24-Aug-1902 27-Nov-1985 La méditerranée
Augustin-Louis Cauchy
Mathematician
21-Aug-1789 23-May-1857 Infinitesimals, theory of substitution groups
Jean-François Champollion
Historian
23-Dec-1790 4-Mar-1832 Deciphered the Rosetta Stone
Georges Charpak
Physicist
1-Aug-1924 29-Sep-2010 Subatomic particle detectors
Claude Cohen-Tannoudji
Physicist
1-Apr-1933   Trapped atoms with laser light
Georges Cuvier
Zoologist
23-Aug-1769 13-May-1832 Comparative anatomist, paleontologist
Jean Dausset
Scientist
19-Oct-1916 6-Jun-2009 Recognition of HLA antigens
Michel Foucault
Philosopher
15-Oct-1926 26-Jun-1984 History of Sexuality
Edmond Frémy
Chemist
28-Feb-1814 3-Feb-1894 Discovered hydrogen fluoride
Pierre-Gilles de Gennes
Physicist
24-Oct-1932 18-May-2007 Molecular structure of polymers
Roger Guillemin
Scientist
11-Jan-1924   Hypothalamic hormones (brain peptides)
Ian Hacking
Philosopher
18-Feb-1936   The Taming of Chance
Jacques-Salomon Hadamard
Mathematician
8-Dec-1865 17-Oct-1963 Prime number theorem
François Jacob
Scientist
17-Jun-1920 19-Apr-2013 Operon theory of genetic control
Frédéric Joliot
Physicist
19-Mar-1900 14-Aug-1958 Artificial radioactivity
René Laënnec
Doctor
17-Feb-1781 13-Aug-1826 Stethoscope
Paul Langevin
Physicist
23-Jan-1872 19-Dec-1946 Studied piezoelectricity
Jean-Marie Lehn
Chemist
30-Sep-1939   Synthesis of molecules
Claude Lévi-Strauss
Anthropologist
28-Nov-1908 1-Nov-2009 French anthropologist
Marcel Mauss
Sociologist
10-May-1872 10-Feb-1950 The Gift
Jacques Monod
Scientist
9-Feb-1910 31-May-1976 Operon theory of genetic control
Jean Passerat
Poet
18-Oct-1534 14-Sep-1602 Satyre ménippée
Henri-Victor Regnault
Chemist
21-Jul-1810 19-Jan-1878 Properties of gases
Charles Richet
Scientist
26-Aug-1850 4-Dec-1935 Studied anaphylaxis and ectoplasm
Gilles Personne de Roberval
Mathematician
8-Aug-1602 27-Oct-1675 Geometry of curves
Louis-Jacques Thénard
Chemist
4-May-1777 21-Jun-1857 Traité de Chimie élémentaire
Nicolas-Louis Vauquelin
Chemist
16-May-1763 14-Nov-1829 Discovered beryllium and chromium
Gabriele Veneziano
Physicist
20-Feb-1942   Father of string theory


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