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NAMES OF SCIENTISTS CONNECTED WITH DISCOVERIES OF

ELEMENTS OF REGULAR TABLE

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Z, Aspect

Symbol

Discoverer

Dates

Nationality

Place and Date of

Discovery

1 . Hydrogen

They would

Cavendish,

Henry

1731 - 1810

United kingdom (b. Wonderful, France)

1766

London, Great britain

2 . Helium

He

Janssen, Pierre

Jules Cesar

1824 - 1907

French

(b. Paris, France)

1868

Ramsay, Sir

William

1852 - 1916

Scottish

(b. Glasgow, Scotland)

1895

London, Britain

Arfvedson,

Johann August

1792 - 1841

Swedish (b. SkagerholmsBruk, Skaraborgs-Län,

Sweden)

1817/1818

Stockholm, Sweden

3. Li (symbol)

Li

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4. Be (symbol)

Be

Vauquelin, Louis

Nicolas

1763 - 1829

The french language (b. Saint-André

d'Héberôt, Calvados,

France)

1797

Paris, Italy

5. Boron

B

Gay-Lussac,

Joseph John

1778 - 1850

France (b. St .

Léonard, Haute

Vienne, France)

1808

Rome, France

Birmingham, England

Thénard, Louis

Jacques

1777 - 1857

The french language (b. Louptière,

France)

Davy, Sir

Humphry

1778 - 1829

Uk

(b. Penzance, Cornwall,

England)

N/A

1749 - 1819

N/A

Scottish

(b. Edinburgh, Scotland)

pre-history

1772

Edinburgh, Scotland

British

(b. Fieldhead, near Leeds,

England)

Swedish

(b. Venedig des nordens (umgangssprachlich), Pomerania,

at this point in Germany)

1774

Manchester, England

The french language (b. Paris, france, France)

1886

Paris, France

6. Carbon

7. Nitrogen

C

And

N/A

Rutherford,

Daniel

almost eight. Oxygen

Um

Priestley, Joseph 1733 - 1804

Scheele, Carl

Wilhelm

9. Fluorine

F

1742 - 1786

Moissan, Henri

1852 - 1907

Stockholms, Sweden

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10. Neon

Nenni

3

Ramsay, Sir

Bill

1852 -- 1916

Scottish

(b. Glasgow, Scotland)

Travers, Morris

Bill

1872 - 1961

1898

London, England

British (b. Kensington,

London, England)

eleven. Sodium

Bist du

Davy, Friend

Humphry

1778 - 1829

British

(b. Penzance, Cornwall,

England)

1807

London, Great britain

12. Magnesium

Mg

Dark, Joseph

1728 - 1799

13. Aluminum

Al

Öersted, Hans

Christian

1777 - 1851

Scottish

(b. Bordeaux, France)

Danish

(b. RudkØbing, Denmark)

1755

Edinburgh, Scotland

1825

Copenhagen, Denmark

18. Silicon

Dans le cas ou

Berzelius, Jöns

Jakob

1779 - 1848

Swedish (b. Väversunda,

Östergötland, Sweden)

1824

Stockholm, Sweden

15. Phosphorus

P

Manufacturer, Hennig

florida. 1670

German born

(b. Venedig des nordens (umgangssprachlich), Germany)

1669

Hamburg, Indonesia

16. Sulfur

17. Chlorine

S

Craigslist

N/A

Scheele, Carl

Wilhelm

N/A

1742 - 1786

N/A

Swedish

(b. Venedig des nordens (umgangssprachlich), Pomerania,

today in Germany)

pre-history

1774

Uppsala, Laxa, sweden

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18. Argon (ar)

Ar

5

Rayleigh, Head of the family

John Bill

Strutt, 3 rd Baron

1842 - 1919

British (b. near Maldon,

Essex, England)

Ramsay, Sir

William

1852 - 1916

1894

Birmingham, England

Bristol, England

Scottish

(b. Glasgow, Scotland)

nineteen. Potassium

K

Davy, Friend

Humphry

1778 - 1829

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