Since this this guy was famous he must have to earned some awards? In fact, he did he earned five medals and a prize. In 1856, he earned the Rumford medal. In 1859, he earned the Montyon prize. Then in 1874, he was awarded with the Copley medal. But in 1882, he was given the Albert medal. In 1892 he again got the Rumford medal. But finally in 1895 he got the Leeuwenhoek Medal. But after all of enlarged years he died of a horrendous stroke. Louis Pasteur died on September 28, 1895, in Marnes-la-Coquette, France.