|born on||8 February 1834 at 18:38:08 (= 6:38 PM )|
|Place||Tobol'sk, Russian Federation, 58n12, 68e16|
|Timezone||LMT m68e16 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||19°24' 18°03 Asc. 09°22'|
Russian chemist and inventor. He formulated the Periodic Law, created his own 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 elements yet to be discovered.
He discovered the periodic table on 1 March 1869.
In 1863 Mendeleev was appointed to a professorship and in succeeded to the Chair in the University. The Russian chemist and science historian L.A. Tchugayev has characterized him as “a chemist of genius, first-class physicist, a fruitful researcher in the fields of hydrodynamics, meteorology, geology, certain branches of chemical technology and other disciplines adjacent to chemistry and physics, a thorough expert of chemical industry and industry in general, and an original thinker in the field of economy".
The Nobel Committee for Chemistry recommended to the Swedish Academy to award the Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Mendeleev for his discovery of the periodic system.
Besides his work on general chemical concepts as discussed earlier, Mendeleev spent much of his time working to improve technological advances of Russia. Many of his research findings dealt with agricultural chemistry, oil refining, and mineral recovery. Dmitri was also one of the founding members of the Russian Chemical Society and helped open the lines of communication between scientists in Europe and the United States.
Throughout the remainder of his life, Dmitri Mendeleev received numerous awards from various organizations including the Davy Medal from the Royal Society of England, the Copley Medal, the Society’s highest award, and honorary degrees from universities around the world and continued to be a popular social figure until his death at the age of seventy two in Petersburg on 2 February 1907.
- other kin relationship with Blok, Alexander (born 16 November 1880 Jul.Cal. (28 Nov 1880 greg.))
Birth time unknown. Starkman rectified it to 18.38.08 LMT
- Vocation : Science : Chemistry
- Notable : Extraordinary Talents : For Meritorious achievement
- Notable : Awards : Other Awards (Copley Medal)
- Notable : Famous : Historic figure
- Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator
- Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession