- Category : 1873-births
- Type : GE
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Triple Split
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Sphinx 4
French chemist who co-discovered the Tiffeneau-Demjanov rearrangement.
In 1899 he graduated from the École de pharmacie de Paris, and afterwards began work as a pharmacy intern in Paris hospitals. In 1904 he was named chief pharmacist at the Hôpital Boucicaut, and from 1927, worked in a similar capacity at the Hôtel-Dieu de Paris. From 1926 to 1944 he was a professor of pharmacology to the faculty of medicine at the Sorbonne.
Tiffeneau received his Ph.D in sciences in 1907 and his Ph.D in medicine in 1910. He was a member of the Académie Nationale de Médecine (from 1927), dean to the faculty of medicine (1937) and a member of the Académie des Sciences (from 1939). At the time of his death, on 20 May 1945, he was president of the Société chimique de France.