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John Newlands

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John Newlands

Person  Male  Born 26/11/1837  Died 29/7/1898

Categories: Science

Chemist. Born John Alexander Reina at 19 West Square, Southwark. The first person to devise a periodic table of chemical elements arranged in order of their relative atomic masses. He arranged all of the known elements, starting with hydrogen and ending with thorium, into seven groups of eight, which he likened to octaves of music. Died at his home, 1 Mildenhall Road, Lower Clapton.

Both his places of birth and death are end of terrace houses - does this mean something?

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John Newlands

J.A.R. Newlands, 1837 - 1898, chemist and discoverer of the periodic law for ...

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