History of Scientific Research on the Periodic Table

Events

Finding of Phosphorus by German scientist Hennig Brand - 1669

1669

The finding of Phosphorus became public by Robert Boyle - 1680

1680

Over 47 elements were found and scientist began to find a trend - 1809

1809

John Newlands, a British chemist, started to catogorise the elements into 11 sections - 1863

1863

Development of the periodic table started by Russian chemist Dimitri Mendeleev - 1869

1869

French physicist Antoine Bequerel finds radioactivity and is then catogirised into three types - 1886

1886

Sir William Ramsay and Lord Rayleigh finds the noble gases - 1894

1894