facts about Dmitri Mendeleev

  1. invented the first  periodic table of elements in 1869
  2. was born in Tobolsk on the 8th of February, 1834
  3. died in St.Petersburg on the 2nd of February, 1907
  4. was the last of 17 children born to Ivan and Mariya Mendeleev
  5. graduated from St. Petersburg Pedagogical Institute 1854
  6. contracted tuberculosis in 1855
  7. devorced Feozva Leshcheva in 1862 and divorced in 1882
  8. became a Professor of Chemistry at St.Petersburg Technical Institute and the State University.
  9. married Anna Popova in 1882 and became a bigamist
  10. wrote many  papers and dissertations
  11. was appointed Director of the Bureau of Weights and Measures in 1893
  12. Known for his large beard and long hair.
  13. The Element 101 Md (mendelevium) was named after him.
  14. His daughters name is Lyubov.

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