French Surgeon and Chemist
Although trained as a physician and surgeon, Nicolas Leblanc is best known for his discoveries as an industrial chemist. In this role, he develope...
French physician and inventor who is best known for inventing a process by which to make sodium carbonate. This material is widely used in making glass, soap, and other usefu...
Nicolas Leblanc (1742-1806) was a French surgeon and chemist who discovered how to manufacture soda from common salt. The "Leblanc process" was key to making soap, glass and other products from soda a...