Dmitri Mendeleev, R.I.P. – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age at Death

The chemist Dmitri Mendeleev passed away at age 72, this age of death has to be considered respectable. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Dmitri Mendeleev and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Russian scientist who revolutionized chemistry with his Periodic Table of Elements. His chart predicted certain elements that were not discovered yet, but have been discovered since.

He studied natural science in the Russian capitol, St. Petersburg.

He helped to found the first oil refinery in Russia and investigated the composition of petroleum.

How did Dmitri Mendeleev die?

Dmitri Mendeleev's death was caused by flu.

Information about the death of Dmitri Mendeleev
Cause of deathFlu
Age of death72 years
BirthdayFebruary 8, 1834
Death dateFebruary 2, 1907
Place of deathSaint Petersburg, Russia
Place of burialN/A

Quotes by Dmitri Mendeleev

"There exists everywhere a medium in things, determined by equilibrium."

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"Elements which are similar as regards their chemical properties have atomic weights which are either of nearly the same value (eg. Pt, Ir, Os) or which increase regularly (eg. K, Ru, Cs)."

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"We could live at the present day without a Plato, but a double number of Newtons is required to discover the secrets of nature, and to bring life into harmony with the laws of nature."

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"The magnitude of the atomic weight determines the character of the element, just as the magnitude of the molecule determines the character of a compound body."

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"The most all penetrating spirit before which will open the possibility of tilting not tables, but planets, is the spirit of free human inquiry. Believe only in that."

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