Below is the list of people whose names are used in chemical elemen...wikipedia - 03 Oct 2019
Below is the list of people whose names are used in chemical element names. Of the 118 chemical elements, 19 are connected with the names of 20 people. 15 elements were named to honor 16 scientists. Four other elements have indirect connection to the names of non-scientists. On top of this, a 21st person, a 17th scientist, has an implied connection to a 20th element. Only gadolinium and samarium occur in nature (along with gallium). The rest are synthetic.