Chronological list of the Elements - Elementymology & Elements Multidict

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Chronological list of the Elements

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Antiquity


6 Carbon
16 Sulphur
26 Iron
29 Copper
47 Silver
50 Tin
79 Gold
80 Mercury
82 Lead

Middle Ages


33 Arsenic
51 Antimony
83 Bismuth

17th Century


1669 15 Phosphorus – Brand

18th Century


1735 27 Cobalt – Brandt
1735 78 Platinum – Ulloa
1746 30 Zinc – Marggraf
1751 28 Nickel – Cronstedt
1772 7 Nitrogen – Rutherford
1774 8 Oxygen – Priestley
1774 17 Chlorine – Scheele
1774 25 Manganese – Gahn
1776 1 Hydrogen – Cavendish
1781 42 Molybdenum – Scheele
1783 52 Tellurium – Müller
1783 74 Wolfram – Elhuyar
1787-90 38 Strontium – Cruikshank et al.
1789 40 Zirconium – Klaproth
1789 92 Uranium – Klaproth
1791 22 Titanium – Gregor
1794 39 Yttrium – Gadolin
1797 24 Chromium – Vauquelin
1798 4 Beryllium – Vauquelin

19th Century


1801 41 Niobium – Hatchett
1802 73 Tantalum – Ekeberg
1803 45 Rhodium – Wollaston
1803 46 Palladium – Wollaston
1803 58 Cerium – Hisinger et al.
1803 76 Osmium – Tennant
1803 77 Iridium – various
1807 11 Natrium-Sodium – Davy
1807 19 Kalium-Potassium – Davy
1808 5 Borium – Gay-Lussac et al.
1808 12 Magnesium – Davy
1808 20 Calcium – Davy
1808 56 Barium – Davy
1811 53 Iodine – Courtois
1817 3 Lithium – Arfwedson
1817 34 Selenium – Berzelius
1817 48 Cadmium – Strohmeyer
1824 14 Silicium – Berzelius
1825 13 Aluminium – Ørsted
1826 35 Bromium – Balard
1829 90 Thorium – Berzelius
1830 23 Vanadium – Sefström
1839 57 Lanthanium – Mosander
1842 68 Erbium – Mosander
1843 65 Terbium – Mosander
1844 44 Ruthenium – Klaus
1860 55 Cesium – Kirchhoff & Bunsen
1861 37 Rubidium – Bunsen & Kirchhoff
1861 81 Thallium – Crookes
1863 49 Indium – Reich & Richter
1875 31 Gallium – Lecoq de B.
1876 21 Scandium – Nilson
1878 67 Holmium – Soret
1878 70 Ytterbium – Marignac
1879 62 Samarium – Lecoq de B.
1879 69 Thulium – Cleve
1880 64 Gadolinium – Marignac
1885 59 Praseodymium – Auer v.W.
1885 60 Neodymium – Auer v.W.
1886 9 Fluorine – Moissan
1886 32 Germanium – Winkler
1886 66 Dysprosium – Lecoq de B.
1894 18 Argon – Ramsay & Rayleigh
1895 2 Helium – Ramsay et al.
1898 10 Neon – Ramsay & Travers
1898 36 Krypton – Ramsay & Travers
1898 54 Xenon – Ramsay & Travers
1898 84 Polonium – Curie
1898 88 Radium – Curie
1899 89 Actinium – Debierne
1900 86 Radon – Dorn

20th Century


1901 63 Europium – Eugene Demarcay
1907 71 Lutetium – Urbain & Auer v.W.
1913 91 Protactinium – Hahn et al.
1923 72 Hafnium – Coster & Hevesy
1925 75 Rhenium – Noddack et al.
1937 43 Technetium – Perrier & Segre
1939 87 Francium – Perey
1940 85 Astatium – Corson et al.
1940 93 Neptunium – McMillan et al.
1940 94 Plutonium – Seaborg et al.
1944 95 Americium – Seaborg et al.
1944 96 Curium – Seaborg et al.
1945 61 Promethium – Marinsky et al.
1949 97 Berkelium – Seaborg et al.
1950 98 Californium – Seaborg et al.
1952 99 Einsteinium – Ghiorgio et al.
1952 100 Fermium – Ghiorgio et al.
1955 101 Mendelevium – Seaborg et al.
1957 102 Nobelium – Seaborg et al.
1961 103 Lawrencium – Ghiorso et al.
1964 104 Rutherfordium – JNI Dubna
1967 105 Dubnium – JNI Dubna/Berkeley
1974 106 Seaborgium – Ghiorso et al.
1981 107 Bohrium – Armbruster et al.
1982 109 Meitnerium – Armbruster et al.
1984 108 Hassium – Armbruster et al.
1994 110 Darmstadtium – Hofmann et al.
1994 111 Roentgenium – Hofmann et al.
1996 112 Copernicium – Hofmann et al.
1998 114 Ununquadium – JNI Dubna
1999 116 Ununhexium – Ninov et al.
1999 118 Ununoctium – Ninov et al.

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