Henri Moissan, 1852 – 1907

September 8, 1852: Birthdate of Henri Moissan, the Parisian who became the second Jew to win the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

A biography of Moissan can be read here:
http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/biography/moissan.html

The stamp shown here, Scott No. 3257, was issued by the French postal service, La Poste, in 2006.

henri moissan

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