Discovery of Metals

Events

Bronze Age

2500 BC - 1000 BC

Tin

1750 BC

Iron

1500 BC

Steel

1400 BC

Iron Age

1000 BC - 1800 AD

Mercury

265 BC

Platinum, Antonio de Ulloa

1500

Cobalt, George Brandt

1735

Uranium, Martin Heinrich Klaproth

1789

Titanium, William Gregor

1791 AD

Beryllium, Louis-Nicholas Vauqueline

1797 AD

Chromium, Louis-Nicholas Vauqueline

1797

Modern Era

1800 AD - Present

Potassium, Sir Humphry Davy

1807 AD

Sodium, Sir Humphry Davy

1807

Boron, Joseph -Louis Gay-Lussac

1808

Barium, Sir Humphry Davy

1808

Calcium, Sir Humphry Davy

1808

Magnesium, Sir Humphry Davy

1808

Lithium, Johann August Arfvedson

1817

Silicon, Jöns Jacob Berzelius

1823

Aluminium, Hans Christian Oersted

1827

Terbium, Carl Gustaf Mosander

1843