Dmitri Mendeleev was born in Siberia in 1834 and introduced the first periodic table in 1869.
Mendeleev's periodic table
*Mendeleev arranged the 63 elements he knew onto his periodic table based on atomic mass.
*He was able to predict the properties of unknown elements.
*based on his periodic table he wrote a textbook called the Principals of Chemistry.
*Mendeleev arranged the groups and rows, opposite to their placement on the modern day periodic table.
*Mendeleev spend 13 years collecting data from other scientists to create his nearly perfect periodic table.
*the element mendelevium was named after Mendeleev.
*studied at the Central Pedagogical Institute in St. Petersburg.
*he traveled from St. Petersburg to France and Germany for graduate study.
*became a professor of chemistry at the Technology Institute.
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