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Wishlisted by Matt Mayer

Per Teodor Cleve (born 1840 – 18 June 1905) may have been his fathers 13th child but he was not an unlucky man. He studied chemistry and natural sciences and in 1879 discovered a new element which he named Holmium after the Latin name for his hometown of Stockholm, Holmia. Holmium is the most magnetic of all the elements and is used in the strongest magnets.



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