Element Namesakes

What are the namesakes of these elements?
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Element
Mythological Creature
15
Phosphorus
Venus
22
Titanium
Titans
23
Vanadium
Vanir
27
Cobalt
Kobolds
41
Niobium
Niobe
46
Palladium
Pallas Athena
58
Cerium
Ceres
61
Promethium
Prometheus
63
Europium
Europa
73
Tantalum
Tantalus
77
Iridium
Iris
80
Mercury
Mercury
90
Thorium
Thor
 
 
 
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Element
Country
29
Copper
Cyprus
31
Gallium
France
32
Germanium
Germany
49
Indium
India
84
Polonium
Poland
87
Francium
France
113
Nihonium
Japan
 
 
 
#
Element
City
4
Beryllium
Belur
12
Magnesium
Magnesia
25
Manganese
Magnesia
38
Strontium
Strontian
39
Yttrium
Ytterby
48
Cadmium
Kelmis
65
Terbium
Ytterby
67
Holmium
Stockholm
68
Erbium
Ytterby
70
Ytterbium
Ytterby
71
Luthetium
Paris
72
Hafnium
Copenhagen
105
Dubnium
Dubna
110
Darmstadtium
Darmstadt
115
Moscovium
Moscow
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Element
People
62
Samarium
Vasili Samarsky-Bykhovets
64
Gadolinium
Johan Gadolin
96
Curium
Marie Curie/Pierre Curie
99
Einsteinium
Albert Einstein
100
Fermium
Enrico Fermi
101
Mendelevium
Dmitri Mendeleyev
102
Nobelium
Alfred Nobel
103
Lawrencium
Ernest O. Lawrence
104
Rutherfordium
Ernest Rutherford
106
Seaborgium
Glenn T. Seaborg
107
Bohrium
Niels Bohr
109
Meitnerium
Lise Meitner
111
Roentgenium
Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen
112
Copernicium
Nicolaus Copernicus
114
Flerovium
Georgy Flyorov
118
Oganesson
Yuri Oganessian
 
 
 
#
Element
Region
21
Scandium
Scandinavia
44
Ruthenium
Kievan Rus'
69
Thulium
Scandinavia
75
Rhenium
Rhine
95
Americium
America
98
Californium
California
108
Hassium
Hesse
117
Tennessine
Tennessee
 
 
 
#
Element
Celestial Body
2
Helium
Sun
34
Selenium
Moon
52
Tellurium
Earth
92
Uranium
Uranus
93
Neptunium
Neptune
94
Plutonium
Pluto
 
 
 
#
Element
Institution
97
Berkelium
University of California, Berkeley
116
Livermorium
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
+2
Level 69
May 5, 2019
Good quiz. Interesting.