Dmitri Mendeleev

1834 - 1907

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Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev (sometimes transliterated as Mendeleyev or Mendeleef) (English: MEN-dəl-AY-əf; Russian: Дмитрий Иванович Менделеев, tr. Dmitriy Ivanovich Mendeleyev, IPA: [ˈdmʲitrʲɪj ɪˈvanəvʲɪtɕ mʲɪnʲdʲɪˈlʲejɪf] (listen); 8 February 1834 – 2 February 1907 [OS 27 January 1834 – 20 January 1907]) was a Russian chemist and inventor. He is best remembered for formulating the Periodic Law and creating a farsighted version of the periodic table of elements. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dmitri Mendeleev has received more than 3,913,973 page views. His biography is available in 138 different languages on Wikipedia. Dmitri Mendeleev is the 3rd most popular chemist, the 8th most popular biography from Russia (up from 9th in 2019) and the most popular Russian Chemist.

Dmitri Mendeleev is most famous for creating the periodic table of elements.

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Among chemists, Dmitri Mendeleev ranks 3 out of 510Before him are Louis Pasteur and Alfred Nobel. After him are Antoine Lavoisier, John Dalton, Robert Boyle, Jabir ibn Hayyan, Jöns Jacob Berzelius, Amedeo Avogadro, Linus Pauling, Svante Arrhenius, and Fritz Haber.

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Among people born in 1834, Dmitri Mendeleev ranks 1After him are Edgar Degas, Gottlieb Daimler, Ernst Haeckel, William Morris, John Venn, Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, Duchess Helene in Bavaria, Léon Walras, August Weismann, Amilcare Ponchielli, and James Abbott McNeill Whistler. Among people deceased in 1907, Dmitri Mendeleev ranks 1After him are Edvard Grieg, Sully Prudhomme, Klara Hitler, Oscar II of Sweden, William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, Hector Malot, Henri Moissan, Joris-Karl Huysmans, Alfred Jarry, Asaph Hall, and Giosuè Carducci.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Dmitri Mendeleev ranks 8 out of 2,688Before him are Vladimir Lenin (1870), Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821), Leo Tolstoy (1828), Mikhail Gorbachev (1931), Yuri Gagarin (1934), and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840). After him are Anton Chekhov (1860), Peter the Great (1672), Alexander Pushkin (1799), Vladimir Putin (1952), Nicholas II of Russia (1868), and Ivan the Terrible (1530).

Among CHEMISTS In Russia

Among chemists born in Russia, Dmitri Mendeleev ranks 1After him are Valery Legasov (1936), Otto Wallach (1847), Ilya Prigogine (1917), Paul Karrer (1889), Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky (1863), Nikolay Semyonov (1896), Fritz Albert Lipmann (1899), Vladimir Markovnikov (1838), Alexander Butlerov (1828), Alexander Mikhaylovich Zaytsev (1841), and Friedrich Konrad Beilstein (1838).