Discoverers of elements - Elementymology & Elements Multidict

Elementymology & Elements Multidict

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Index of chemists and other persons involved in the discovery and naming of elements

After each name in the list you will find the chemical symbols of the element where the person is mentioned.
Links to biographies are at random and certainly not complete.


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A

Abelson, Philip – Np
Abdullin, F.Sh. – Uuo
AdamsRn
Agostinho, Oscar d' (1901-1975) – Np Pu
Agricola, Georgius (Georg Bauer, 1494-1555) – F S Co Zn Sb W Bi
Akap'ev, G.N. – Db
Allison, Fred – At Fr
Alonso, C.T. – Sg
Alonso, J.R. – Sg
Amaldi, Edoardo (1908-1989) – Np Pu
Ampère, André M.(1775–1836) – F I
Andrada e Silva, José Bonifácio de (1763-1838) – Li
Andreyev, A.N. – Uun Uuu Cn
Anthony, Earle C. – Ne
Antonoff, George – Th
Apollonius of Tyana (first century AD) – Cu
Arfwedson (also Arfvedson), Johan August (1792-1841) – Li
Aristotle (384-322 BC) – As
Armbruster, Peter – Bh Hs Mt Uun Uuu Cn
Arrhenius, Carl Axel (1757-1824) – Y
Astrom, B. – No
Atterling, H. – No
Auer Freiherr von Welsbach, Carl (1858—1929) (biography (English)biography (German)) – Pr Nd Yb Lu Y
Avicenna (Ibn Sina) (980-1036) – As

B

Bahr, J.F. – Fe Th
Balard, Antoine-Jérôme (1802-1876) – Br
BalduinP
Bayen, Pierre (1725-1798) – O
Becquerel, Henri (1852-1908) – U
Berg, Otto (1873-) – Tc Re
Bergemann, C. – Th
Bergman, Torbern Olof (1735-1784) – Mn Ni Te W Bi
Berlin, Nils Johan (1812-1891) – Tb Dy Ho Er Tm Yb Lu
Berthollet, Comte Claude Louis (1749-1822) – Li Cl
Berzelius, Jöns Jakob (1779-1848) – Li Na Si K Ti V Se Ru Sb La Ce W Th Cd
Bethe, Hans Albrecht (1906 – Pm
Bindheim, Johann Jacob (1750-1825) – Be
Bishop, Edna R. – At
Black, Joseph (1728-1799) – Mg
Blomstrand, Christian Wilhelm (1826-1897) – Sm
Bogomolov, Sergey L. – Uuq
Bohr, Niels Henrik David (1885-1962) (biography) – Hf Db Bh
Boltwood, Bertram Borden (1870-1927) – Ra Ac
Borch, Oluf (Olaus Borrichius, 1626-1690) – O
Bowen, Ira Sprague (1898-1973) – O
Boyle, Robert (1627-1691) – H P
Bragg, William Henry (1862-1942) – Po
Brand, Henning (ca. 1630-1710) – P
Brandt, Georg (1694-1768) – Co
Brauner, Bohuslav (1855-1935) – Pm
Brickwedde, F.G. – H (D)
Brooks, Harriet – Rn
Browne, C.I. – Es Fm
Brownrigg, William (1712-1800) – Pt
Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc, comte de (1707-1788) – Cr
Buklanov, German Vladimirovich – Uuq
Bunsen, Robert Wilhelm (1811-1899) (biography) – Rb Cs
Bussy, Antoine-Alexandre-Brutus (1794-1882) – Be

C

Canton, John – P
Cascariolo, Vincenzo – P Ba
Cauchois, Yvette (1908-1999) – At Fr Np
Cavendish, Henry (1731-1810) – H N
Chaptal, Jean Antoine – N
Chelnokov, L.P. – Db Uuq
Chepigin, Victor Ivanovich – Uuq
Choppin, Gregory R. – Md
ClarkBa
Claude, Georges (1870-1960) – Ne
Clément, Nicolas (1779-1841) – I
Cleve, Per Theodor (1804-1905) – He Dy Ho Er Tm
Collet-Descotils, Hippolyte Victor (1773-1815) – V Ir Os
Collie, Norman – Ar Rn
Corbino, Orso Mario (1876-1937) – Np
Corson, Dale Raymond (1914-) (biography) – At
Coryell, Charles DuBois (1912-1971) (biography (French)) – Pm
Coryell, Grace Mary – Pm
Coster, Dirk (1889-1950) – Hf
Courtois, Bernard (1777-1838) – I
Cranston, John A. – Pa
Crawford, Adair (1748-1795) – Sr
Cronstedt, Axel Fredrik (1722-1765) – Ni Ce
Crookes, Sir William (1832-1919) (biography) – Y Sm Tl U
Cruikshank, William – Sr
Curie, Pierre (1859-1906) – Po Rn Ra Cm
Curie née Skłodowska, Marie (1867-1934) (Exhibition) – Po Rn Ra Cm

D

Dahl, Tellef – Hf
Dauvillier, Alexandre (1892-1979) – Hf
Davy, Sir Humphry (1778-1829) (biography 1biography 2) – B F Na Mg Al Si Cl K Ca Sr I Ba Tc Cd
De, Rajendralal – At
Debierne, André Louis (1874-1949) – Rn Ac
Del Río, Andrés Manuel (1764-1849) – V
Delafontaine, Marc (1837-1911) – Sm Gd Tb
Demarçay, Eugène-Anatole (1852-1904) – Sm Tb Eu
Demin, A.G. – Db
Dempster, Arthur Jeffrey (1886-1950) – Ac U
Désormes, Charles-Bernard (1777-1862) – I
Diamond, H. – Es Fm
Dickens, Charles – Al
Dioscorides, Pedanius (c. 40-90 AD) – S
Dobroserdov, D.K. (1876-1936)
Добросердов, Д. – Fr
Dolejsek, V. – Re
Dorn, Friedrich Ernst (1848-1916) – Rn
Druce, Gerald J.F. (1894-1950) – Re Fr
Druin, V.A. – Rf Db

E

Eder, Josef Maria (1855-1944) – Y
Edlén, Bengt (1906-) – N
Einstein, Albert – Es
Ekeberg, Anders Gustaf (1767-1813) – Y Nb Ta
Elhuyar y de Zubice, Fausto de (1755-1833) – W
Elhuyar y de Zubice, Juan José de – W
Eskola, K. – Rf Db
Eskola, P. – Rf Db
Esmark, Hans Morten Thrane (1801-1882) (biography (Norwegian)) – Th
Esmark, Jens (1763–1839) – Th

F

Fajans, Kasimir (Kazimierz) (1887-1975) – Po Th Pa
Faraday, Michael (1791-1867) – Cd
Fefilov, B.V. – Db
Fermi, Enrico (1901-1954) – Np Pu Fm
Fernandes, Lorenzo (1902-1977) – Pm
Fields, P.R. – Es Fm No
Flerov, Georgy Nikolaevich / Флеров, Г.Н. (1913-1990) – Rf Db
Folger, H. – Hs Uun Uuu Uub
Forsling, W. – No
Fourcroy, Antoine-François comte de (1755-1809) – Cr Ir Os
Frankland, Sir Edward (1825-1899) – He
Fried, Sherman M. – Es Fm
Friedman, A.M. – No

G

Gadolin, Johan (1760-1852) – Y Gd
Gahn, Johann Gottlieb (1745-1818) – P Mn Se Ba
Gavrilov, K.A. – Rf Db
Gay-Lussac, Louis-Joseph (1778-1850) (biography) – B F Na K Si Cl I
Geber, see: Jabir ibn Hayyan, Abu Musa
Geiger, Hans Wilhelm (1882-1945) – Po U
Geoffroy, Claude-François, dit Geoffroy cadet (1729-1753) – Bi
Ghiorso, Albert (*1915) – Am Cm Bk Cf Es Fm Md No Lr Rf Db Sg
Giardina, G. – Uuq
Gikal, Boris N. – Uuq
Gilbert, Ludwig Wilhelm (1769-1824) – Na K Cd Ni
Giesel, Friedrich Otto (Fritz) (1852-1927) – Po Rn Ac
Girtanner, Christoph – N
Glendenin, Lawrence E. (1918-?) – Pm
Gmelin, Leopold (1788-1853) – Br
Godlewski, Tadeusz Józef (1878-1921) – Ra
Göhring, Otto H. – Th Pa
Gorshkov, Vladimir A. – Uuq
Gray, see Whytlaw-Gray
Gregor, William (1761-1817) – Ti
Grew, Nehemia – Mg
Gulbekian, Georgy G. – Uuq
Guyton de Morveau, Louis-Bernard (1737-1816) – Al Ba

H

Hahn, Otto (1879-1968) – Po Ra Ac Th Pa Np Pu Am Cm Bk Db
Hales, Stephen (1677-1761) – O
Hanckwitz, Ambrose Godfrey – P
Harris (1901-) – Pm
Harris, J. – Rf Db
Harteck, Paul – H (T)
Harvey, Bernard G. – Md
Hass, Henry B. – Hs
Hatchett, Charles (1765-1847) – Nb Ta
Haüy, Abbé René-Just (1743-1822) (biography) – Be Cr
Hénouville, Théodore Baron de (1715-1768) – B
Herman, R.I. (1805-1879) – Nb Sm
Hermann, Carl Samuel (1765-1846) – Cd
Heßberger, Fritz Peter – Bh Hs Mt Uun Uuu Cn
HeukenkandCd
Hevesy, György Karl von (1885-1966) – Hf
Heyrovský, Jaroslav (1890-1967) – Re
Higgins, Gary H. (c. 1927-2002) – Es Fm
Hingmann, R. – Hs
Hirsch, A. – Es Fm
Hisinger, Vilhelm (von) (1766-1852) – Ce
Hofmann, August Wilhelm von (1818-1892) – Tl
Hofmann, Sigurd – Bh Hs Mt Uun Uuu Cn Uuq
Holm, L.W. – No
Holmberg, O. – Ho
Homberg, Wilhelm (1652-1715) – B P
HomerS
Hope, Thomas (1766-1844) (biography) – Sr
Hopkins, B. Smith (1873-1952) – Pm
Hufeland, Christoph Wilhelm (1762-1836) – Cd
Huggins, Sir William (1824-1910) – O
Huizenga, John R. – Es Fm
Hulet, Kenneth – Sg
Hulubei, Horia (1896-1972) – At Fr Np
Hunter, Matthew Albert – Ti

I

Iliev, S. – Uuo
Itkis, Michael Grigorievich / Иткис, М.Г. – Uuq Uuo
Ivanov, O.V. – Uuo

J

Jabir ibn Hayyan, Abu Musa ("Geber", c. 721-c. 815) – S Sb
James, Ralph A. – Am Cm
Janik, Rudolf – Uun Uuu Cn
Janssen, Pierre-Jules-César (1824-1907) – He
Joliot-Curie, F. (1900-1958) &aml; Irene (1897-1956) – Db
Joly, John (1857-1933) – Ra
Juan y Santacilia, Jorge (1713-1773) – Pt

K

Kabachenko, Anatoly Petrovich – Uuq
KarstenCd
Keller, J. – Hs
Kennedy, Joseph W. – Pu
Kern, Serge – Tc
Kharitonov, Yu.P. / Харитонов, Ю. П. – Db
Kirchhoff, Gustav Robert (1824-1887) (biography) – Rb Cs
Kirwan, Richard (1733-1812) – Sr
Kitaibel, Paul (1757-1817) – Te
Klaproth, Heinrich Julius (1783-1835) – O
Klaproth, Martin Heinrich (1743-1817) – Be O Na K Ti Sr Zr Te Ce Y W U
Klaus, Karl Karlovich / Клаус, Карл Карлович (1796-1864) – Ru
Kleeman, Richard Daniel (1875-1932) – Po
KlugeCd
Kobell, W.X. Franz von (1803-1882) – Nb
Koblic , Odolen (1897-ca.1959) – Np
Kolesov, I.V. – Db
Krafft, Johannes Daniel – P
Kunckel von Löwenstern, Johann (1630 or '38-1703) – P
Kuznetsov, V.I. – Rf

L

Lampadius, Wilhelm August Eberhard (1772-1842) – Cd
Lamy, Claude-Auguste (1820-1878) – Tl
Langlet, Nils (1868-1936) – He
Larsh, Almon E. – Lr
Latimer, R.M. – Lr
Laue, C.A. – Uuo
Lavoisier, Antoine (1743-1794) (biography) – C N O F Al S Cl Co Ni Zn Ba
Lavrentiev, Anton Yurievich – Uuq
Lawrence, Ernest Orlando – Lr
Lecoq de Boisbaudran, Paul Émile (dit François) (1838-1912) (biography) – Ga Pr Nd Sm Eu Gd Dy
Lehmann, Johann Gottlieb (1719-1767) – Cr W
Leibnitz, Gottfried Wilhelm (1646-1716) – P
Leigh-Smith, Alicia – At
Leino, Matti – Hs Uun Uuu Cn
Lemery, Nicolas (1645-1715) – As
Libavius, Andreas (1545-1616) – Zn
Lobanov, Yu.V. / Лобанов, Ю.В. – Rf Db Uuo
Lockyer, Sir Norman (1836-1920) – He
Löhneyes (Löneysen?) – Zn
Loring, Frederick H. – Re Fr
Lougheed, R.W. – Sg Uuo
Löwig, Carl Jacob (1803-1890) – Br

M

Mackenzie, Kenneth Ross (1912-2002) – At
McMillan, Edwin Mattison (1907-1991) (biography) – Np Pu
Magnus, Albertus (1193-1280) – As
Malyshev, Oleg Nikolaevich – Uuq
Manning, W.M. – Es Fm
Mao-KhóaO
Marckwald, Willy (1864-) – Po
Marggraf, Andreas Sigismund (1709-1782) – Zn
Marignac, Jean Charles Galissard de (1817-1894) – Nb Sm Gd Tb Ho Er Tm Yb Lu
Marinsky, Jacob (Jack) A. (b. 1918) – Pm
Marsden, Ernest – Po
May, Joseph – Se
Mayow, John (1640-1679) – O
Mech, J.F. – Es Fm
Meirs, Henry – He
MeissnerCd
Meitner, Lise – Po Pa Np Pu Am Cm Bk
Mendeleev, Dmitrij Ivanovič / Менделеев, Дмитрий Иванович (1834-1907) – Po At Fr Pa
Mezentsev, A.N. – Uuo
Milstred, J. – No
Minder, Walter (1905) – At
Moissan, Ferdinand-Frédéric-Henri (1852-1907) – F
Moody, K.J. – Uuo
Morgan, Leon O. (Tom) – Am
Morita, K. – Uuq
Mosander, Carl Gustav (1797-1858) – Y La Ce Pr Nd Sm Tb Ho Er Tm Yb Lu Md
Moseley, Henry (Harry) Gwyn Jeffreys (1887-1915) (biography) – Pm
Müller Freiherr von Reichenstein, Franz Joseph (1742-1825) – Te
Münzenberg, Gottfried – Bh Hs Mt Uun Uuu Cn
Murphy, Edgar J. – At Fr
Murphy, G.M. – H (D)

N

Nenadkevich, Konstantin Avtonomovich / Ненадкевич, Константин Автономович (1880-1963) – Hf
Newton, Sir Isaac (1642-1727) – C Sb
Nicholson, John William (1843-1915) – O
Nilson, Lars Fredrick (1840-1899) – Sc Yb Lu
Ninov, Victor – Uun Uuu Cn
Nitschke, J.M. – Sg
Nobel, Alfted – No
Noddack, Ida Tacke (1896-1979) – Tc Pm Re
Noddack, Walter (1893-1960) – Tc Pm Re
Nurmia, M. – Rf Db Sg

O

Off, Hussein – Al
Ogawa, Masataka – Tc Tc
Oganessian, Yuri Tsolakovich / Оганесян, Юрий Цолакович – Rf Uuq Uuh Uuo
Oliphant, Marcus Laurence Elwin (1901-2000) – H (T)
Olympiodorus of Thebes (5th century AD) – As
Ørsted, Hans Christian (1777-1851) – H Al
Osann, Gottfried Wilhelm (1797-1866) – Ru
Owens, Robert Bowie (Bobby) (1870-) – Rn

P

Paneth, Friedrich Adolf (1887-1958) (biography) – Tc
Paracelsus (Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim, 1493-1541) – H Co Zn Bi
Paschen, Louis (1865-1947) – He
Patin, J.B. – Uuo
Perelygin, V.P. – Rf
Perey, Marguerite Catherine (1909-1975) – Fr
Perrier, Carlo (1886-1948) – Tc
Perrin, Jean-Baptiste (1870-1942) – Rn
Philostratus, Lucius Flavius, of Lemnos (c. 170-c. 245) – Cu
Phipson, Thomas Lamb (1833-1908) – Zn
Pickering, Edward Charles (1846-1919) – He
Plantamour, Philippe (1816-1898) – Sm
Pliny the Elder – S Sb
Plotko, V.M. – Rf
Polyakov, A.N. – Uuo
Popeko, Andre Georgievich – Uun Uuu Cn Uuq
Poppensieker, Klaus – Hs Mt
Pott, Johann Heinrich (1692-1777) – Mn Bi
Prandtl, Wilhelm Antonin Alexander (1878-1956) – Pm
Priestley, Joseph (1733-1804) – H N O
Pyle, G.L. – Es Fm

Q

Quill, Laurence Larkin (1901-1989) – Pm

R

Ramsay, Sir William (1852-1916) (biography 1biography 2) – He Ne Ar Kr Xe Rn
Ramsay, Willie (*1885) – Ne
Rasetti, Franco (1901-2001) – Np Pu
Rayleigh, Lord (John William Strutt) – Ar
RaymondGe
Reich, Ferdinand (1799-1882) – In
Reisdorf, Willibrord – Bh Hs Mt
Richmond, Henry Droop (1867-1931) – Al
Richter, Harold G. – Pm
Richter, Hieronymus Theodor (1824-1898) – In
Río, Andrés Manuel del (1764-1849) – V
Rohach, Jozef – Uuq
Rolla, Luigi (1882-1960) – Pm
Roloff, J.C.H. – Cd
Roscoe, Sir Henry Enfield (1833-1915) – V
Rose, Gustav (1798–1873) – Sm
Rose, Heinrich (1795-1864) – Nb Sm Ta
Runge, Carl (1856-1927) – He
Rupprecht, Anton von – Mg Te
Rutherford, Daniel (1749-1819) – N
Rutherford, Ernest, 1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson (1871-1937) – H (T) Po Rn Ra U

S

Sagaidak, Roman Nikolaevich – Uuq
Sahm, Christoph-Clemens – Bh Mt
Sainte-Claire Deville, Henri Etienne (1818-1881) – Nb
Samarskij-Byhovec, Vasilij Evgrafovič (1803-1870) – Sm
Saro, S. – Uun Uuu Cn Uuq
Scacchi, Arcangelo (1810-1893) – V
Scaliger, Julius Caesar (Giulio Bordone della Scala, 1484-1558) – Pt
Scheele, Carl Wilhelm (1742-1786) (biography) – C N O F P Cl Mn Mo Ba W
Scheerer, Theodor (1813—1875 – Pr Tb
Schmidt, C. – Rn
Schmidt, Karl-Heinz – Bh Hs Mt
Schneider, J.R.H. – Bh
Schneider, K. – Mt
Schneider, W.F.W. – Bh
Schött, H.J. – Hs Uun Uuu Cn
Schröder, Johann (1600-1664) (biography (German)) – As
Schürer, Christoph – Co
Schwanhard, Heinrich – F
Seaborg, Glenn Theodore (1912-1999) (biography) – Pu Am Cm Bk Cf Es Fm Md No Sg
Sefström, Nils Gabriel (1787-1845) – V
Segrè, Emilio Gino (1905-1989) (biographybiography (in memoriam)) – Tc Pm At Np Pu
Semishin, V.I. – Bk
Shaughnessy, D.A. – Uuo
Shirokovsky, I.V. – Uuo
Sikkeland, Torbjørn – No Lr
Skobelev, Nikolai Konstantinovich – Db
Smith, H. Louise – Es Fm
Smith, John Lawrence (1818-1883) (biography) – Sm Tb
Smith, Willoughby (1828-1891) (biography) – Se
Sniadecki, Jedrzej (1768-1838) – Ru
Soddy, Frederick (1877-1956) (biography) – Ra Pa U
Sommer, Anna L. – At
Sorby, Henry Clifton (1826-1908) – Hf
Soret, Jacques-Louis (1827-1890) – Sm Dy Ho
Spence, R.W. – Es Fm
StaberohCd
Stoney, George Johnstone (1826-1911) – C
Stoyer, M.A. – Uuo
Stoyer, N.J. – Uuo
Strassmann, Fritz (1902–1980) – Np Pu Am Cm Bk
Street, Kenneth, Jr. – Cf
Stromeyer, Friedrich (1776-1835) – Cd
Studier, Martin H. (1918/19-1998) – Es Fm
Subbotin, V.G. – Uuo
Subotic, K. – Uuo
Sukhov, A.M. – Uuo
Svanberg, Lars Fredrik (1805-1878) – Hf

T

Tacke, Ida (1896-1979) – See Ida Tacke Noddack
Thénard, Louis-Jacques (1777-1857) (biography) – B F Na K Si Cl
Theophrastus of Eresos (370-286 BC) – As Hg
Thölde, Johann – Sb
Thomsen, Julius (1826-1909) – Hf
Thompson, Stanley G. (c. 1912-1976) (biography) – Bk Cf Es Fm Md
Thomson, Thomas – Cd
Thuma, B. – Bh
Travers, Morris W. (1872-1961) – Ne Kr Xe
Tretiakova, S.P. / Третьякова C.П. – Rf
Trommsdorf, Johann Bartholomäus (1770-1837) – Be Mg
Tsyganov, Yu.S. – Uuo

U

Ullgren, Clemens (1811-1868) – Fe [Aridium]
Ulloa y Garcia de La Torre, Antonio de (1716-1795) (biography (Spanish)) – Pt
Urbain, Georges (1872-1938) – Yb Lu Hf
Urey, Harold C. (1893-1981) (biography) – H (D)
Utyonkov, V.K. – Uuo

V

Valentin, M. B. – Mg
Valentinus, Basileus (1565-1624) – Sb Bi
Vauquelin, Nicolas-Louis (1763-1829) (biography) – Be Cr Ir Os
Vermeulen, Detlef – Mt
Vernadskij, Vladimir Ivanovich / Вернадский, Владимир Иванович (1863-1945) – Hf
Vest, Lorenz Chr. Edler von (1776-1840) – Ni
Vinci, Leonard da (1452-1519) – O
Voinov, A.A. – Uuo

W

Wagner, E. – At
Wahl, Arthur C. – Pu
Walton, J.R. – No
Watson, sir Charles – Pt
Werner, Abraham Gottlob (1749-1817) (biography) – Zr
Wicker, Henry – Mg
Wild, J.F. – Uuo
Wilson, R.H. – Po
Winkler, Clemens Alexander (1838-1904) – Ge
Winterl, Jakob Joseph [József Jakab] (1739-1809) – Si
Wöhler, Friedrich (1800-1882) – Al V Y La Pr Nd
Wollaston, William Hyde (1766-1828) (biography) – Nb Rh Ta Os Pt Cd
Wood, Sir Charles – Pt
Woulfe, Peter (1727-1803/5) – W
Whytlaw-Gray, R.W. – Rn
Wright, W.H. – O
Wu, Chien Shiung (1913-1997) – Pm

Y

Yeremin, Alexander Vladimirovich – Uun Uuu Cn Uuq
Yntema, Leonard Francis (Len) (1892-1976) – Pm

Z

Zagrebaev, V.A. – Uuo
Znoyko, A.P. / Знойко, А.П. – Bk


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