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Dmitri Mendeleev

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Birthday
8, 1834
Birthplace
Tobolsk, Russia
Death Date
Feb 2, 1907 (72)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
8, 1834
Birthplace
Tobolsk, Russia
Death Date
Feb 2, 1907 (72)

About

Russian scientist who revolutionized chemistry with his Periodic Table of Elements. His chart predicted certain elements that were not discovered yet, but have been discovered since.

Before Fame

He studied natural science in the Russian capitol, St. Petersburg.

Trivia

He helped to found the first oil refinery in Russia and investigated the composition of petroleum.

Family Life

He was born in Siberia as the youngest of 14 children. He was married to his second wife Anna Ivanova Popova from 1882 until his death in 1907.

Associated With

Louis Pasteur was also a chemist, though he focused more on the practical applications of the science.