A portrait of Russian chemist Дмитрий Иванович Менделеев (Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleyev), February 1834–2 Feb 1907. (This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less.)
Published since 1877, Biographical Memoirs provide the life histories and selected bibliographies of deceased National Academy of Sciences members. Colleagues familiar with the subject's work write these memoirs and as such, the series provides a biographical history of science in America.
Entries include chemist, their teacher, students, and those known to have influenced them or have been influenced by them, thus tracing a professional genealogy. Created by Vera V. Mainz and Gregory S. Girolami (1998)
The starting points for the present Chemical Genealogy were the faculty at the Department of Chemistry at the University of Illinois and nine other departments. These schools were also included: University of California at Berkeley, the California Institute of Technology, the University of Chicago, Columbia University, Cornell University, Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University, and the University of Wisconsin - Madison.
An illustrated collection of biographies of people who shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond. The biographies—of artists, scientists, writers, industrialists, performers, explorers, criminals, and eccentrics as well as politicians, church leaders, and soldiers, mariners, doctors, and lawyers—are written by experts and provide up-to-date scholarship but are also concise and readable. There are no entries for living persons.