Next we enter Pasteur 's professional career. At Lille University, in 1854, he became dean of the new science faculties. Later he moved to Paris in 1857 to become Ecole Normale Superieure 's director of scientific studi...
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... and disproving the spontaneous generation theory, he was awarded the Copley Medal (1874), Jecker Prize (1861), and the Alhumbert Prize (1862). Some other wards and honors that were bequeathed unto Pasteur were the Leeuwenhoek Medal, Grand Croix of the Legion of Honor, and commander of the Brazilian Order of the Rose. Sadly, on September 28, 1895. He had suffered from strokes throughout his life and a major one in 1894 impaired him greatly, so much that he was not able to recover.
Hence, Louis Pasteur was a famous scientist throughout the 1800s. He had a wide range of discoveries and advancements, these can be traced by going through the main points in his lifetime which were: his early life, professional career, research contributions of the Germ Theory, contributions to immunology and vaccination, and the honors and wards he received for all of his achievements.
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