Dmitri Mendeleev major accomplishments
Dmitri Mendeleev created the Periodic Table, helping us to understand what atoms are made up of and what there purpose is. It also helped us make it easier to process chemistry. The Russian chemist and science historian Lev Chugaev has characterized him as "a chemist of genius, first class physicist, a fruitful researcher in the fields of hydrodynamics, meteorology, geology, certain branches of chemical technology." It was an honor for Dmitri Mendeleev to receive this from one of the most important people in Russia.