Analysis Of The Book ' Dimitri Mendeleev 's '

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Task B Dimitri Mendeleev Biography Dimitri Mendeleev was born February 8th, 1834 in Tobolsk, Russia. Mendeleev received an education in science in Russia and Germany, he became a professor and taught research in Chemistry. In 1869, Mendeleev introduced his discovery of the periodic law, which he is best known for today. Mendeleev is also well known for his formulation of the periodic table of elements. Mendeleev died on February the 2nd, 1907 in St. Petersburg, Russia. Mendeleev graduated in 1855 after attending the Main Pedagogical Institute in St. Petersburg. Mendeleev earned a Masters degree in St. Petersburg after teaching in the Russian cities of Simferopol and Odessa. After receiving his master’s degree Mendeleev continued his studies at the University of Heidelberg. Mendeleev first taught as a professor at the St. Petersburg Technological Institute and then at the University of St. Petersburg, where he continued teaching through until 1890. After realising he was in need of a quality textbook to cover the subject of inorganic chemistry, Mendeleev created a textbook of his own, named The Principles of Chemistry. Mendeleev’s most famous discovery occurred when he was researching and writing his textbook in the 1860’s, this discovery lead to his most famous achievement which he presented to the Russian Chemical Society in 1869. “Mendeleev realised that the physical and chemical properties of elements were related to their atomic mass in a 'periodic ' way, and
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