Dmitri Mendeleev

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Noun1.Dmitri Mendeleev - Russian chemist who developed a periodic table of the chemical elements and predicted the discovery of several new elements (1834-1907)Dmitri Mendeleev - Russian chemist who developed a periodic table of the chemical elements and predicted the discovery of several new elements (1834-1907)
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Dmitrii Mendeleev developed the most sophisticated classification scheme, which has evolved into the modern periodic table, around 1870.
When young Dmitrii Mendeleev drafted the Periodic Table of Elements as a guide for his chemistry students, he was already dreaming of building a scientific empire in his home of Russia--with himself at its center.
While Dmitrii Mendeleev was making an organized system for understanding modern chemistry, the test of his world was disintegrating.