Famous Chemists Timeline

Timeline created by lucaspickles
  • 384

    Aristotle is born in 384 BCE and makes discovery

    Aristotle is born in 384 BCE and makes discovery
    Aristotle is born in 384 BCE. Aristotle made his discovery of the first philosophy. He made many theories but many of them were wrong none of his theories have dates.
  • 400

    Democritus discovered atomic theory in 400 BCE

    Democritus discovered atomic theory in 400 BCE
    In 400 BCE Democritus discovered his atomic theory. He predicted that everything is made of atoms and everything in between is empty space
  • 460

    Democritus was born 460 BCE

    Democritus was born 460 BCE
    Democritus was born in 460 BCE.
  • Robert Boyle was born Jan 25, 1627

    Robert Boyle was born Jan 25, 1627
    Robert Boyle was born Jan 25, 1627
  • Hennig Brand is born in 1630

    Hennig Brand is born in 1630
    Hennig Brand is born in 1630
  • Hennig Brand makes discovery

    Hennig Brand makes discovery
    Hennig Brand was originally trying to find an easy way to make gold. To do this he would condense horse urine. Although he didnt find gold he discovered the first glowing element, phosporus.
  • Robert Boyle makes discoveries

    Robert Boyle makes discoveries
    obert Boyle came up with a theory that is now referred to as Boyle's Law. Boyle's Law states that the amount of space gas takes up decreases as pressure is applied. Boyle also showed that air has mass and gasses exert pressure against the things containing them.
  • Antoine Lavosier is born in 1743

    Antoine Lavosier is born in 1743
    Antoine Lavosier is born in 1743
  • John Dalton is born in 1766

    John Dalton is born in 1766
    John Dalton is born in 1766
  • Antoine Lavoisier makes his discovery

    Antoine Lavoisier makes his discovery
    In 1778 Antoine Lavoisier discovered oxygen and in 1783 hydrogen. These are 2 of the most well known elements on the periodic table.
  • Michael Faraday is born in 1791

    Michael Faraday is born in 1791
    Michael Faraday is born in 1791
  • John Dalton makes his discovery

    John Dalton makes his discovery
    John Dalton makes the first atomic model and discovers colour blindness. He thought atoms were the smallest possible thing but was later proven wrong.
  • Michael Faraday makes his discovery

    Michael Faraday makes his discovery
    Michael Faraday worked with electricity and was the first person to discover an electric motor.
  • Dmitri Mendeleev is born in 1834

    Dmitri Mendeleev is born in 1834
    Dmitri Mendeleev is born in 1834
  • JJ Thomson is born in 1856

    JJ Thomson is born in 1856
    JJ Thomson is born in 1856
  • Marie Curie is born in 1867

    Marie Curie is born in 1867
    Marie Curie is born in 1867
  • Dmitri Mendeleev makes his discovery

    Dmitri Mendeleev makes his discovery
    Dmitri Mendelev Creates the periodic table of elements.
  • Ernest Rutherford is born in 1871

    Ernest Rutherford is born in 1871
    Ernest Rutherford is born in 1871
  • Niels Bohr is born in 1885

    Niels Bohr is born in 1885
    Niels Bohr is born in 1885
  • JJ Thomson Makes his discovery

    JJ Thomson Makes his discovery
    J. J. Thomson discovered electrons through his cathode ray experiments. Thomson made these cathode rays by firing electrical currents through glass pipes filled with low-density gas.
  • Marie Curie makes discovery

    Marie Curie makes discovery
    Marie Curie is famous for discovering the element Radium. She also discovered polonium
  • Ernest Rutherford makes his discovery

    Ernest Rutherford makes his discovery
    Ernest Rutherfords gold foil experiment led to his discovery of the positively charged nucleus at the center of an atom.
  • Niels Bohr makes his discovery

    Niels Bohr discovered that electrons in atoms are arranged according to the energy levels.