International Year of Chemistry, 2011

UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Partners for the
International Year of Chemistry 2011

See all ideas

Patron of Chemists

Idea by Luis Kosminsky   |   added on Feb 12, 2011 05:54PM Suggestion Suggestion
Share |
link 1

A petition asking the Pope to proclaim the Blessed Francisco de Paula Castelló I Aleu as Patron of Professionals of the Chemistry Area (

Francisco de Paula Castelló I Aleu was a Chemist who loved the Chemistry.

He was shot in 1936, and moments before his death he wrote a farewell letter, leaving his booklet of chemical inventions such as inheritance and suggesting chemical experiments.

He was beatified in 2001.

There is a petition asking the Pope to proclaim Francisco as the Patron of the Professionals of Chemistry Area.


Topic: history of chemistry Audience: general public, students, secondary schools, high schools, scientists, teachers, educators, professional chemists, tertiary education, primary schools, iyc enthusiasts, international, global
Want to post your own idea or comment?

To post an idea or add a comment, you need to be part of the IYC network. Please or sign up now.
Join the IYC Network