Anders Gustaf Ekeberg (Stockholm, Sweden, 16 January 1767 – Uppsala, Sweden, 11 February 1813) was a Swedish chemist who discovered tantalum in 1802. He was notably deaf 
Ekeberg enrolled at Uppsala University 1784, graduated in 1788, was made docent in chemistry 1794 and experimentator (laborator) 1799.
In 1799, he was elected a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Carl Gustaf Ekeberg was his uncle.
Further reading 
- Weeks, Mary Elvira (1932). "The Discovery of the Elements: VII. Columbium, Tantalum, and Vanadium". Journal of Chemical Education 9 (5): 863–884. doi:10.1021/ed009p863. - subscription required