Pelletan P

General Information
Last Name: 
Pelletan
First Name: 
Pierre
Gender: 
Male
Exact DOB: 
Sunday, January 6, 1782
Exact DOD: 
Friday, August 15, 1845
Place of Birth: 
Paris
Place of Death: 
Brussels
Countries Active In: 
France
Belgium
Towns and Regions Active In: 
Paris
Rouen
Brussels
Education
Education/Training: 
1795-97: Ecole polytechnique
Activities and Career
Active in Chemistry: 
Yes
Chemical Activities: 
taught chemistry, chemical manufacturer
Notes: 
1798: preparateur to Charles.
(1798): gave a course of general chemistry.
1799-1803: military surgeon.
27/4/03- 1805: surgeon in the Hotel Dieu.
26/2/03: his father wrote to Louis Bonaparte soliciting support in the competition for the post of essayeur at the Monnaie, saying his son 'cultive et enseigne la chime.'
1804: set up a small soda works in Paris, perhaps in association with Haag and Muller.
20/6/05: Pelletan et Cie set up in Rouen with Haag and Muller, merchants of Lubeck, and Jean Michel Kinkelin to make soda.
1809: P left the business to join Jean Holker in a larger venture which closed in 1811.
1813: P returned to Paris to pursue a career as a physician and professor.
16/3/17: leased Farjas' small sulphuric acid works at Issy for 1500 fr per year
Primary Sources: 
Detailed Reference: 
Et CIII/232, 16/3/17, bail
Secondary Sources: 
Detailed Reference: 
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