Boudet JPB

General Information
Last Name: 
Boudet
First Name: 
Jean
Pierre
Baptiste
Gender: 
Male
Exact DOB: 
Saturday, October 26, 1748
Exact DOD: 
Friday, December 19, 1828
Place of Birth: 
Reims
Place of Death: 
Paris
Countries Active In: 
France
Towns and Regions Active In: 
Reims
Paris
Education
Education/Training: 
1764: apprentice to Geruzet, Reims. Then in Paris: eleve of Mitouart; of Pia and Deyeux. 1770 took Macquer's and HM Rouelle's chemistry course at the Jardin du Roi.
Qualifications: 
1775/76: maître apothicaire, Reims. 1787: maître apothicaire, Paris
Activities and Career
Active in Chemistry: 
Yes
Chemical Activities: 
taught chemistry
Notes: 
1780: attended Pilatre de Rozier's chemistry course at Reims which led to a wide-ranging dispute in the local press including over calcination. Pilatre defended Sage's views and Boudet defended Lavoisier's and also explored the consequences of abandoning phlogiston.
1784: gave a public chemistry course in Reims.
1785: sold his pharmacy in Reims and bought Pia and Deyeux' s in Paris
3/11/93: Pharmacien aide major, Val de Grace.
5/4-27/9/94: one of 11 inspecteurs de salpetres
an 6: On Berthollet's recommendation appointed by Napoleon as his pharmacist on the Egypt expedition and as a member of the Commission des Arts. His nephew, JP Boudet, took over the Paris pharmacy.
2/9/00-8/6/10 (retired): pharmacien en chef of various armies.
Primary Sources: 
Detailed Reference: 
Mss 1553. Registre des actes et de la correspondence de JP Boudet, inspectuer des poudres et salpetres du dept de l'Aube (12 ventose an 2 -9 nivose an 3), 53 ff.