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History of the Periodic Table
The first element (phosphorous) was discovered by scientist Hennig Brand
Antoine Lavoisier grouped known elements into 4 groups; metals, non-metals, earths and gases, based on their properties.
French professor Alexandre Béguyer de Chancourtois, arranged elements spirally around a cylinder divided into 16 parts, known as the ‘Telluric Screw’.
John Newland put forward an atomic law known as the ‘Law of Octaves’.
Dmitri Mendeleev published the first periodic table.
Julius Lothar Meyer started the development of the periodic table.
Henry Moseley found a way to accurately measure elements atomic mass number.
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