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Newlands, John

Pronunciation: /ˈnjuːləndz/
(1837–98), English industrial chemist; full name John Alexander Reina Newlands. He proposed a form of periodic table shortly before Dmitri Mendeleev, based on a supposed law of octaves according to which similar chemical properties recurred in every eighth element.

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