Dmitri Mendeleev

Creator of the periodic table.

Dmitri Mendeleev

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Who

Dmitri Mendeleev was a scientist who is know for creating the periodic table

When

Feb 8, 1834 - Feb 8, 1907


Published periodic table 1869

Where

Dmitri was born in Tobolsk, Russia but, received an education in St. Petersburg.

Background

Dmitri Mendeleev is a Russian scientist who was born in the early 1800s. He is known for his contributions to the periodic table of elements. He studied in Germany. Dmitri received most of his education in St. Petersburg.

Dmitri was born into a huge family of at least 10 other siblings. When he was young his father died. His mother was the manger of a glass factory, but it was burned down and they had to relocate.

His method

Mendeleev found the relationship between atoms by writing the name of atoms on cards and their characteristics; he than began to arrange them in random patterns until something worked.
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