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    • 1978

    Stamp commemorating the Swedish chemist, Svante Arrhenius (1859-1927), whose portrait is featured on the stamp. Arrhenius is considered by some to be the father of physical chemistry and won the 1903 Nobel Prize in…

    • 1977

    While celebrating its centenary in 1977, the Royal Institute of Chemistry of Great Britain shared honors with English Nobel Prize winners in chemistry and physics. This stamp commemorates Derek Barton's receipt of the…

    • 1977

    While celebrating its centenary in 1977, the Royal Institute of Chemistry of Great Britain shared honors with English Nobel prize winners in chemistry and physics. This stamp commemorates W. N. Haworth's receipt of the…

    • 1973-Jun-10

    Cachet, semipostal stamp, and postmark depict Louis Pasteur. A semipostal stamp is a postage stamp issued to raise money for a particular purpose (such as a charitable cause) and sold at a premium over the postal value.

    • 1972

    Stamp depicts French chemist and microbiologist Louis Pasteur, along with boy receiving rabies vaccination, livestock, and chemical apparatuses.

    • 1966-Sep-07

    Friedrich August Kekule von Stradonitz was a German organic and theoretical chemist, whose most famous work was determining the structure of benzene. The FDC features Kekule on the cachet, a postmark depicting the…

    • 1958

    Cachet and stamp depict Claude-Louis Berthollet. Cachet includes text describing Berthollet's contributions to water purification.

    • 1955-Oct-09

    Stamp depicts Leo Hendrik Baekeland, a Belgian chemist who invented Bakelite (polyoxybenzylmethylenglycolanhydride) in 1907. Bakelite was an inexpensive, versatile, and popular plastic, which marked the beginning of the…

    • 1955-Mar-07

    On March 7, 1955, France issued a set of six stamps under the theme "Famous Inventors." One of these stamps featured Sainte-Claire Deville who created metallic aluminum in 1855. Stamp depicts modern uses of aluminum…

    • 1938

    The 40th anniversary of the discovery of radium by Marie and Pierre Curie was commemorated in France in 1938 with the release of a semipostal stamp bearing a 50-cent surtax to benefit the International Union Against…

    • 1922 – 1936

    Nine small postage stamps in various denominations issued in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Louis Pasteur in 1922. The large semipostal stamp was issued in 1936 and includes a surtax for the…