A nine-year-old Pakistani girl has set a new world record becoming the fastest and youngest in the world to arrange the chemical elements of the periodic table in the shortest possible time.

Natalia Najam, hailing from Lahore achieved the Guinness World Records title after arranging all elements of the periodic chart in just 2 minutes and 42 seconds on July 18, 2020. She broke the previous record of an Indian professor by 7 seconds.

Najam broke the record of an Indian economics professor Meenakshi Agarwal who completed the same task in 2 minutes and 49 seconds.


In an interview Najam’s parents shared that she has not received formal schooling and has been educated at home.