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Dmitri Mendeleev

Birthdate: 27. January 1834
Date of death: 20. January 1907

Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev was a Russian chemist and inventor. He formulated the Periodic Law, created a farsighted version of the periodic table of elements, and used it to correct the properties of some already discovered elements and also to predict the properties of eight elements yet to be discovered.

Quotes Dmitri Mendeleev

Citát „There is nothing in this world that I fear to say.“

„In science we must all submit not to what seems to us attractive from one point of view or another, but to what represents an agreement between theory and experiment.“

—  Dmitri Mendeleev

Faraday Lecture, the Royal Institution, London (1889) as quoted by Leon Gray, The Basics of the Periodic Table (2013)

„I have no need of proof. The laws of nature, unlike the laws of grammar, admit of no exception.“

—  Dmitri Mendeleev

An Outline of the System of the Elements

„I suppose when my unknown elements are found, more people will pay us attention.“

—  Dmitri Mendeleev

An Outline of the System of the Elements

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