Count of the Empire, Grand-officier of the Legion of honneur
Claude-Louis Berthollet was born on December 9, 1748, at Talloires, on the Lake Annecy shoreline (then part of the Kingdom of Sardinia).
He became a physician and a famous chemist.
He participated to the Egypt expedition in 1799, then was named Senator after the coup of 18 Brumaire.
"Count Claude-Louis Berthollet". Anonymous of the nineteenth century.
In 1958, the French Postal Service released a 35.00 Franc stamp bearing the image of Claude-Louis