Dmitri Mendeleev


Dmitri Mendeleev

Dmitri Mendeleev was a Russian scientist born in Siberia on February 8, 1834 and died on February 2, 1907.

Success & Fame!

Dmitri Mendeleev published his periodic table of all known elements and predicted several new elements to complete it.

Dmitri Mendeleev was writing his textbook, Principles of Chemistry, when he found that if you arrange the elements in order of increasing atomic mass, their chemical properties demonstrated definite trends.

Personal Life

Dmitri Mendeleev went to college at Saint Petersburg State University. He was married to Feozva Nikitichna Leshcheva in 1862, but got divorced in 1882. Mendeleev remarried Anna Ivanova Popova in 1882. Combined, he has a total of six children from both marriages. He has three sons and three daughters, his sons' names are Vladimir, Vasily, and Ivan, daughters' names are Olga, Maria, and Lyubov Dmitrievna.

Fun Facts

There is a crater in the moon named after Mendeleev.

In the center of Saint Petersburg State University their is a memorial named after him.

In Moscow there is a D. Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology of Russia.