Knight of the French Empire
Charles-Louis Cadet de Gassicourt was born on January 23rd, 1769 in Paris.He became a chemist, like his father, during the French Revolution.
Napoleon named him Personal Pharmacist of the Emperor in 1804, then made him Knight of the French Empire on July 15, 1810.Charles-Louis Cadet de Gassicourt died in Paris on November 21, 1821.
His tomb is located in Pere Lachaise cemetery, Paris (39th division).
"Charles-Louis Cadet de Gassicourt", by Pierre-Paul Prud'hon (Cluny 1758 - Paris 1823).
"Charles-Louis Cadet de Gassicourt, Knight of the French Empire", by Isidore Pean Dupavillon, a.k.a. Pineau du Pavillon (Nantes 1790 - ? 1856).