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Chemical elements named after people

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This is a list of chemical elements named after people. The symbol and atomic number are given in brackets.

For other lists of eponyms (names derived from people) see Lists of etymologies.
For a list of eponyms sorted by name see List of eponyms.


Named after fictional characters

Many chemical elements are named after astronomical bodies which are named after Greek or Roman deities. See Chemical elements named after places.


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