Ten fun facts about Dmitri Mendeleev


Fact 1
Dmitri Mendeleev was born in Tobolsk on the 8th of February 1834.

Fact 2
He has been characterized as a chemist of genius, first-class physicist and fruitful researcher in the fields of hydrodynamics, meteorology and geology.

Fact 3
Mendeleev was also a thorough expert in certain branches of chemical technology and other disciplines adjacent to chemistry and physics. He was an original thinker in the field of economy.”


Fact 4
He was one of the first modern-day scientists who corresponded with other scientists around the globe to receive data that they had collected rather than depend completely on his own work.

Fact 5
Mendeleev has been credited as being the creator of the first version of the periodic table of elements for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Fact 6
The Element 101 Md (mendelevium) was named after him.

Fact 7
Dmitri Mendeleev was known to have long hair and a long beard. He would trim his hair once every year.

Fact 8
Mendeleev was one of the founding members of the Russian Chemical Society and helped open the lines of communications between scientist in Europe and the United States.

Fact 9
His famous publication, “Organic Chemistry”, won him the Domidov Prize and put him on the forefront of Russian chemical education.

Fact 10
Dmitri Mendeleev died at the age of seventy two in Petersburg.


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