List of Elements in Order of Discovery in Periodic Table

List of elements ordered by discovery year is listed in the table below with atomic number, chemical symbol and the year of discovery. To list the elements order by discovery year, click on the discovery year table header. You can print the list of elements by hitting the print button below.

Most recently discovered element is Copernicium in 1996. And the earliest discovered element is Bismuth in 1540.

Atomic NumberChemical SymbolElement NameYear of Discovery
112CnCopernicium1996
110DsDarmstadtium1994
111RgRoentgenium1994
108HsHassium1984
109MtMeitnerium1982
107BhBohrium1976
106SgSeaborgium1974
103LrLawrencium1961
102NoNobelium1958
101MdMendelevium1955
100FmFermium1952
99EsEinsteinium1952
98CfCalifornium1950
97BkBerkelium1949
61PmPromethium1945
96CmCurium1944
95AmAmericium1944
94PuPlutonium1940
93NpNeptunium1940
85AtAstatine1940
87FrFrancium1939
43TcTechnetium1937
75ReRhenium1925
72HfHafnium1923
91PaProtactinium1917
71LuLutetium1907
63EuEuropium1901
86RnRadon1900
89AcActinium1899
84PoPolonium1898
54XeXenon1898
10NeNeon1898
88RaRadium1898
36KrKrypton1898
60NdNeodymium1895
2HeHelium1895
59PrPraseodymium1895
18ArArgon1894
66DyDysprosium1886
32GeGermanium1886
9FFluorine1886
64GdGadolinium1880
62SmSamarium1879
21ScScandium1879
69TmThulium1879
67HoHolmium1878
70YbYtterbium1878
31GaGallium1875
49InIndium1863
37RbRubidium1861
81TlThallium1861
55CsCaesium1860
44RuRuthenium1844
65TbTerbium1843
68ErErbium1842
57LaLanthanum1839
90ThThorium1829
35BrBromine1826
13AlAluminium1825
14SiSilicon1824
3LiLithium1817
48CdCadmium1817
34SeSelenium1817
53IIodine1811
5BBoron1808
20CaCalcium1808
56BaBarium1808
19KPotassium1807
11NaSodium1807
58CeCerium1803
76OsOsmium1803
77IrIridium1803
45RhRhodium1803
46PdPalladium1803
73TaTantalum1802
23VVanadium1801
41NbNiobium1801
24CrChromium1797
4BeBeryllium1797
39YYttrium1794
22TiTitanium1791
38SrStrontium1790
40ZrZirconium1789
92UUranium1789
74WTungsten1783
52TeTellurium1782
42MoMolybdenum1778
25MnManganese1774
8OOxygen1774
17ClChlorine1774
7NNitrogen1772
1HHydrogen1766
12MgMagnesium1755
28NiNickel1751
27CoCobalt1735
15PPhosphorus1669
78PtPlatinum1557
83BiBismuth1540

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