Jean-Pierre Sauvage Age, Biography & More


Real NameJean-Pierre Sauvage
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionCoordination Chemist
FieldsSupramolecular Chemistry
Doctoral AdvisorJ.-M. Lehn
Awards/Achievements• On March 26, 1990, elected a correspondent member of the French Academy of Sciences.
• On November 24, 1997, became a member of the French Academy of Sciences.
• On October 5, 2016- awarded with the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
Weightin Kilograms- 68 kg
in Pounds- 150 lbs
Eye ColourLight Brown
Hair ColourWhite
Personal Life
Date of BirthOctober 21, 1944
Age (as in 2016)72 Years
Birth PlaceParis, France
Zodiac sign/Sun signLibra
HometownParis, France
SchoolNot Known
College/UniversityLouis Pasteur University, Strasbourg, Alsace, France
Educational QualificationsPh.D. from the Université Louis-Pasteur, Strasbourg, Alsace, France
Postdoctoral Research
ReligionNot Known
HobbiesReading Science Journals
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusNot Known
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeNot Known
ChildrenSon- Not Known
Daughter- Not Known


Some Lesser Known Facts About Jean-Pierre Sauvage

  • Does Jean-Pierre Sauvage smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Jean-Pierre Sauvage drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • He was born in Paris and obtained his PhD from the Université Louis-Pasteur, Strasbourg, Alsace, France.
  • He did his PhD under the guidance of J. M. Lehn, who was also awarded with the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in the year 1987.
  • He made a significant contribution to the 1st syntheses of the cryptand ligands during his PhD work.
  • He did his postdoctoral research with M. L. H. Green.
  • Currently, he is Professor Emeritus at the University of Strasbourg and Director of Research Emeritus at the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), France.
  • His major contribution to the Chemistry is in the field of Molecular Topology, specifically the Mechanically-Interlocked Molecular Architectures.
  • On October 5, 2016, he was awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry along with Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa for their design and production of Molecular Machines. They have developed molecules with controllable movements and these molecules can perform a task when energy is added. nobel-prize-chemistry-2016-winners
  • 8 million Swedish krona, to be shared equally between the three Nobel Laureates.