Dmitry Ivanovich Mendeleyev
Scientific practical activities
Last years
Recognition of merits
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Dmitry Ivanovich Mendeleyev

1. Dmitry Ivanovich Mendeleyev


Dmitry Ivanovich
Mendeleyev was born on
February 8, 1834, in Tobolsk
in a family of the director of
a gymnasium. After the
termination of the Tobolsk
gymnasium it was accepted
on office of natural sciences
of physical and
mathematical faculty of the
Main teacher training
college in St. Petersburg.
Tobolsk gymnasium


Needing financially, Mendeleyev
gave lessons, was engaged in
literary work. In 1855 I
graduated from institute with a
gold medal, but because of the
upset health it was compelled to
go to the south the teacher of a
gymnasium at Rishelyevsky
lyceum. Having recovered,
Mendeleyev in 1856 defended
the master dissertation in St.
Petersburg and began to give a
course of organic chemistry at
the Petersburg university.

4. Scientific practical activities

Mendeleyev in
Scales for weighing of
gaseous substances
Rises by a balloon

5. Hobby

Was at
Mendeleyev and
hobby - he made
suitcases and a
framework for

6. Last years

died on
January 20, 1907 from
pneumonia. Its funeral
hosted into the account of
the state was the real
national mourning.

7. Recognition of merits

The office of
chemistry of the
Russian Physical
and chemical
Society founded two
awards for the best
works on chemistry
in honor of
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