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People who have chemical elements named after them

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  • Glenn T. Seaborg, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1951 (1912 - 1999)
    Glenn Theodore Seaborg (Swedish: Glenn Teodor Sjöberg; April 19, 1912 – February 25, 1999) was an American nuclear chemist who won the 1951 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for "discoveries in the chemistry of...
  • Pierre Curie, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1903 (1859 - 1906)
    Pierre Curie (15 May 1859 – 19 April 1906) was a French physicist, a pioneer in crystallography, magnetism, piezoelectricity and radioactivity, and Nobel laureate. In 1903 he received the Nobel Pri...
  • Alfred Nobel (1833 - 1896)
    Alfred Nobel var en av fyra söner till Immanuel Nobel (1801-1872) och Andriette Nobel (flicknamn Ahlsell). Han och hans bröder levde i svåra förhållanden med en mycket sjuk fader. Hans bröder hette Rob...
  • Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1901 (1845 - 1923)
    Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen was born on March 27, 1845, at Lennep in the Lower Rhine Province of Germany, as the only child of a merchant in, and manufacturer of, cloth. His mother was Charlotte Constanze F...
  • Johan Gadolin (1760 - 1852)
    Johan Gadolin, professor i kemi vid Åbo akademi, betraktas som en portalfigur inom kemin i Finland. Sitt rykte utomlands och sina mest bestående resultat uppnådde han inom den analytiska kemin. Gadolin...

Some people are notable enough to have actual chemical elements themselves named after them. This is a project to list them.



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