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About Dmitri Mendeleev
Dmitri Mendeleev was a renowned Russian inventor and chemist who is best remembered as the brain behind the formulation and arrangements of the chemical elements on the periodic table, as well as, the originator of the Periodic Law.
Mendeleev was also a founding member of Russia’s maiden oil refinery. In 1892, he became a Foreign Member of the Royal Society.
He was also recognized by other science associations including Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and the Russian Academy of Sciences. He also helped to found the Russian Chemical Society in 1869.
He is the son of Maria Dmitrievna Mendeleeva and Ivan Pavlovich Mendeleev. He grew up together with thirteen other siblings. He married Feozva Nikitichna Leshcheva in 1862 but divorced in 1871. He later married Anna Ivanova Popova in 1882.
In 1906, he received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his outstanding work.
He’s credited for introducing the Russian Empire to the metric system of measurement.
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Dmitri Mendeleev was a famous Russian chemist, who was born on February 8, 1834. As a person born on this date, Dmitri Mendeleev is listed in our database as the 1st most popular celebrity for the day (February 8) and the 1st most popular for the year (1834).
People born on February 8 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Dmitri Mendeleev is the 454th most popular Aquarius.
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