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  • Dmitri Shostakovich

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    Dmitri Shostakovich was born in St. Petersburg, Russian on September 25, 1906. He was the second child of Dmitry Boleslavovich and Sof′ya Vasil′yevna and he had two siblings. At the age of nine, Shostakovich took a piano lesson and discovered that he was musically gifted. When he was twelve years old, he composed a funeral march to honor Kadet Party leaders that Bolsheviks murdered, in 1918. Shostakovich stared to take classes at the Petrograd Conservatory in 1919. However, he did not do well in

  • Dmitri Mendeleev

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    Dmitri's Life Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev was born on the eighth of February, 1834 in a small town called Verkhnie Aremzyani in Tobolsk, Siberia to Ivan Pavlovich Mendeleev and Maria Dmitrievna Mendeleeva. His grandfather was a priest of the Russian Orthodox church. Dmitri was raised as a Christian but later in his life departed from church life and became a bit of a deist. He is believed to be the youngest of somewhere between 11-17 siblings in his family. His father was very intelligent and taught

  • Biography of Dmitri Mendeleev

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    Dmitri Mendeleev is a Russian chemist and professor who is the originator of the first Periodic Table. Dmitri is the father of the Periodic Table and the Periodic Law. He industrialized the modern and past ideas of general chemistry and revolutionized the area of science forever. Dmitri is also notorious for his textbook called,” The Principles of Chemistry”. He created this book to teach his classes in his later years of instruction. Mendeleev received his Master’s Degree in Organic chemistry and

  • Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev

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    Not every scientist has affected the lives of every student who studies Chemistry; However, Dmitri Mendeleev’s contribution to science has revolutionized our understanding of the properties of atoms through his development of the Periodic Table. He also studied and researched in many fields such as metrology, geology, physics, and industrial chemistry (Dmitri Mendeleev Royal). Mendeleev devoted a lot of his time to improving the technological advances of Russia. He had pride in his life, work, and

  • Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev

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    Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev Dmitri Mendeleev was one of the most famous modern-day scientists of all time who contributed greatly to the world’s fields of science, technology, and politics. He helped modernize the world and set it farther ahead into the future. Mendeleev also made studying chemistry easier, by creating a table with the elements and the atomic weights of them put in order by their properties. Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev was born in Tobolsk, Siberia, on February 7

  • Essay On Dmitri Mendeleev

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    Dmitri Mendeleev By: _Kandalynn Naidl_ My Chemist: Dmitri Mendeleev “No law of nature, however general, has been established all at once; its recognition has always been preceded by many presentiments”,said Dmitri Mendeleev. This quote inspired me, and told me to slow down not to rush, to do things in sections. This made me want to pick Dmitri Mendeleev. As soon as I searched him up, the other chemists were ok, I mean a little interesting, but when I read his biography and many of his famous

  • The Music of Dmitri Shostakovich

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    Born in Saint Petersburg, Russia on September 25, 1906, Shostakovich was the second of three children born to Dmitri Boleslavovich Shostakovich and Sofiya Vasilievna Kokoulina. His father was of Polish descent but both his parents were Siberian natives. Dmitri was a child prodigy as a pianist and composer. He began taking piano lessons from his mother at the age of nine. He displayed an incredible talent to remember what his mother had played at the previous lesson and would get caught pretending

  • The Periodic Table: Dmitri Mendeleev

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    Has anyone ever heard of a man Dmitri Mendeleev? As you may know, he is the man who created the Periodic Table . Besides, creating the Periodic Table, Mendeleev is also known for many other great accomplishments. Creating the Periodic Table wasn’t the only thing Dmitri was famous for. Dmitri was born on February 8, 1834 in Tobolsk, Siberia. His parents were Ivan Pavolich and Maria Dmitrievna Mendeleev. Mendeleev was one of fourteen children. Dmitri’s father struggled because he was blind. With him

  • Biography of Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev

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    Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev, a Russian chemist and inventor, born on February 8, 1834, in Tobolsk, Russia. The 17th child of Ivanovich Pavlovich and Maria Dmitrievna Mendeleev. Known for his brilliant intellectual ability, sharp memory, and a passionate fascination for mathematics, physics, and geography. He died January 20, 1907, in St. Petersburg, Russia. Between those years he lived a successful life full of knowledge, adventure, fellow chemists, and tragedy. In his early childhood, Dmitri Mendeleev

  • Dmitri Shostakovich and the Soviet State

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    Dmitri Shostakovich was one of the most celebrated composers of the 20th century. He achieved fame, but with much hardship along the way. He was censored and threatened with not only his life but that of his wife and children by playing the role of a public figure in Soviet Russia. The question is was he a committed communist or a victim? The events in his life, good or bad, shaped the music that he created and led to one of the greatest symphonies of the 20th century, his Fifth Symphony. Born