- É·lie [French ey-lee] /French eɪˈli/, Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov, 1845–1916, Russian zoologist and bacteriologist in France: Nobel Prize in medicine 1908.
- Élie (eli). 1845–1916, Russian bacteriologist in France. He formulated the theory of phagocytosis and shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1908
- Russian zoologist. He shared a 1908 Nobel Prize for the discovery of phagocytes and their role in the immune system.