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Michael Schumacher – The best Formula 1 (F1) driver

Michael Schumacher (3 January 1969, Hürth-Hermülheim, West Germany) Nationality: Germany Category: Athletes Occupation: Race car drivers Unique distinction: The best Formula 1 (F1) driver of his era Height: 5'...

Michael Jordan – The greatest basketball player of all time

Michael Jordan Michael Jeffrey Jordan (February 17, 1963, Brooklyn, New York, USA) Nationality: United States of America Category: Athletes Occupation: Basketball Players Unique distinction: The greatest basketball player of...

Philippe Pinel – The Father of Modern Psychiatry

Philippe Pinel (20 April 1745, Saint-André, Tarn; France - 25 October 1826, Paris, France) (aged 81) Nationality: France Category: Scientists Occupation: Psychiatrists, Physicians Unique distinction: The father of...

Alex Rodriguez – One of the best Baseball Players of all time

Alex Rodriguez Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez (July 27, 1975, New York City, New York, USA) Nationality: United States of America Category: Athletes Occupation: Baseball Players Specification: Positions - Shortstop,Third baseman, #13. Unique distinction:...

Hermann Helmholtz – One of the greatest scientists of the XIX century

Hermann Helmholtz Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz (August 31, 1821, Potsdam, Kingdom of Prussia - September 8, 1894, Charlottenburg, Germany) Nationality: Germany Category: Scientists Occupation: Physiologists, Psychologists, Phisicists Unique...

Rudolf Lotze – German philosopher, psychologist and physiolog

Rudolf Lotze Rudolf Hermann Lotze (21 May 1817, Bautzen, Germany -1 July 1881, Berlin) Nationality: Germany Category: Scientists Occupation: Psychologists, Physiologists, Philosophers, Physicians Specification: Empirical philosophy, Idealistic Monism. Unique distinction: Founder of metaphysical system: Theistic...

Francis Crick – Co-discoverer of the Structure of DNA

Francis Crick Francis Harry Compton Crick (8 June 1916, Northampton,  Northamptonshire, England - 28 July 2004, San Diego,  California, USA) (aged 88) Nationality: United Kingdom Category: Scientists ...

John Maynard Keynes – The Father of modern macroeconomics

John Maynard Keynes Keynes, John Maynard, 1st Baron Keynes of Tilton (5 June 1883, Cambridge, England - 21 April 1946, Tilton, East Sussex, England) (aged...

Wilhelm von Humboldt – One of the Founders of Linguistics

Wilhelm von Humboldt Friedrich Wilhelm Christian Karl Ferdinand Freiherr von Humboldt (22 Junuary 1767, Potsdam, Prussia, Germany -  8 April 1835, Tegel, near Berlin, Germany) Nationality:...

Ernst Weber – One of the Founder of Psychophysics

Ernst Weber Ernst Heinrich Weber (June 24 1795, Wittenberg, Germany -January 26 1878, Leipzig, Germany) Nationality: Germany Category: Scientists Occupation: Physiologists, Psychologists Specification: Empirical Psychology, Psychophysics Unique distinction: One of the founder...

Gustav Fechner – Founder of psychophysics

Gustav Fechner Gustav Theodor Fechner (April 19, 1801, Groß Särchen, near Muskau, Lower Lusatia, (now  Żarki Wielkie in commune Trzebiel, Poland) - November 28, 1887,...

Moses – Founder and Lawgiver of Israel

Moses Moshe (Hebrew name means "The one who draws out"or “child”), Moshe Rabbeinu ("Moses our Teacher"), Mūsa (Arabic) ( c. 1392 BC, Goshen, Egypt -...

Dustin Hoffman – Winner of two Academy Awards

Dustin Hoffman  Dustin Lee Hoffman (8 August 1937, Los Angeles, CA, USA) Nationality: United States of America Category: Celebrities Occupation:  Actors Specification: Drama, Comedy Unique distinction: The Winner of two Academy Awards:...

Adriana Lima – Brazilian Supermodel, Victoria’s Secret Angel

Adriana Lima Adriana Francesca Lima (June 12, 1981,  Salvador da Bahia, Brazil) Nationality: Brazil Category: Celebrities Occupation: Models, Actors Unique distinction: One of the most famous and in-demand models...

Hippocrates of Cos – The father of Western medicine

Hippocrates Hippocrates of Cos (ca. 460/ 450 BC , Island of  Cos, Ancient Greece - 377/370 BC, Larissa, Thessaly, Greece) Nationality: Greece Category: Scientists Occupation: Physicians, Philosophers Unique distinction:...

Maria Montessori – Founder of educational method

Maria Montessori (August 31, 1870, Chiaravalle (Ancona), Italy -  May 6, 1952, Noordwijk aan Zee, Netherlands) (aged 81). Nationality: Italy Category: Scientists Occupation: Educators, Physicians Unique distinction: Founder...

Margaret Mead – American anthropologist and psychologist

Margaret Mead (December 16 1901, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - November 15 1978, New York City, USA ) (aged 76) Nationality: United States of America Category: Scientists Occupation: Psychologists, Culturologists Unique...

Gregor Mendel – The father of modern genetics

Gregor Mendel Gregor Johann Mendel (July 20/22, 1822, Heinzendorf bei Odrau, Austrian Silesia, Austria-Hungary - January 6, 1884, Brünn, Bohemia Austria-Hungary (aged 61) Nationality: Czech Republic, Austria Category:...

Alexander Hamilton – One of United States Founding Fathers

Alexander Hamilton (January 11, 1755 or 1757, Charles Town, Nevis, British West Indies - July 12, 1804, New York City) (aged 47 or 49) Nationality: United...

Titian – One of the greatest High Renaissance Painters

Titian Tiziano Vecellio or Vecelli (c. 1488/1490, Pieve di Cadore, Venice, Italy – 27 August 1576,  Venice, Italy) (aged 84-86) Nationality: Italy Category: Art workers Occupation: Architects, Sculptors,...

Woody Allen – One of America’s Leading Filmmakers

Woody Allen Allan Stewart Konigsberg (December 1, 1935, Brooklyn, NY) Nationality: United States of America Category: Celebrities Occupation: Film Directors, Actors Unique distinction: One of contemporary America's leading filmmakers,...

Shania Twain – Canadian Singer and Songwriter

Shania Twain Eilleen Twain, Eilleen Regina Edwards (August 28, 1965, Windsor, Ontario, Canada) Nationality: Canada Category: Celebrities Occupation:  Singers, Models Specification: Country Pop Unique distinction: Tthe author of the best-selling album...

Herbert Spencer – Founder of Social Darwinism and Synthetic Philosophy

Herbert Spencer (27 April 1820, Derby, Derbyshire, England - 8 December 1903, Brighton, Sussex, England) (aged 83) Nationality: United Kingdom Category: Scientists Occupation: Sociologists,  Philosophers, Psychologists Specification: Associative psychology Unique...

Vinton Cerf – One of the Fathers of the Internet

Vinton Cerf Vinton "Vint" Gray Cerf June 23, 1943, New Haven, Connecticut Nationality: United States of America Category: Scientists Occupation: Mathematics, Computer programmers Unique distinction: One of the fathers...