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Timeline of chemical element discovery
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Timeline of chemical element discovery

Some elements have been known since time immemorial. Most have been discovered in historic times.

Table of contents
1 16th century
2 17th century
3 18th century
4 19th century
5 20th century
6 21st century
7 See also

16th century

17th century

18th century

19th century

20th century

21st century

*2004 (awaiting confirmation)
Ununtrium - Joint Nuclear Research Institute and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Ununpentium - Joint Nuclear Research Institute and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

  • See also