PARIS. Action de F100. blue, yellow. #1000000. No 825879. Central fold. Rhône-Poulenc was formed in 1928 when Soc. Chimique des Usines du Rhône (founded 1895) took over Ets Poulenc Frères (1900). For many years France's largest chemical and pharmaceutical company. Merged in 1999 with Hoechst AG to form Aventis(now part of Sanofi). Vignettes of Lavoisier, Pasteur and Marcelin-Berthelot, and arms of Paris and Lyon. Antoine Lavoisier (1743-94) was an outstanding pioneer of modern chemistry, and widely considered the "Father of Modern Chemistry, changing the science from a qualitative to a quantitative one. Louis Pasteur (1822-1895) was a French chemist and microbiologist renowned for his discoveries of the principles of vaccination, microbial fermentation and pasteurization. Marcelin-Berthelot synthesized many organic compounds and is also known for the principle of thermochemistry. This share type, issued at the time that the company capital was 100 mln. fr., is new to us.
Themes: CHEMICALS, MEDICINE
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