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Buddha – Founder of Buddhism

Buddha Siddhartha Gautama Buddha, The Buddha (Enlightened one), Tathagata (He who has come thus) (563 BC, Lumbini near Kapilavastu (now Nepal),  India - 483 BC,...

Ibn Khaldun – The Father of Cultural History and Historiography

Ibn Khaldun Abu-Zaid Abd-al-Rahman ibn Muhammad ibn-Khaldun (27 May 1332, Tunis -17 March 1406, Cairo, Egypt) Nationality: Tunisia Category: Scientists Occupation: Historian, Sociologists, Politicians Unique distinction: The father of...

Claude Bernard – Founder of Endocrinology

Claude Bernard (July 12, 1813, Saint-Julien - February 10, 1878, Paris, France) (Aged 64) Nationality: France Category: Scientists Occupation: Physiologists, Physicians Unique distinction: The founder of experimental medicine, ...

Irnerius – Italian Lawyer and cofounder of the University of Bologna

Irnerius Guarnerius or Warnerius (c. 1050 – after 1125) Nationality: Italy Category: Scientists Occupation: Lawyers Unique distinction: Founder of the School of Glossators, 1088 (later University of Bologna), the...

Mikhail Lomonosov – Founder of Russian science

Mikhail Lomonosov Mikhail Vasilyevich Lomonosov (19 November, 1711, Denisovka, Arkhangelsk Governorate , Russia - 15 April,1765, St. Petersburg, Russia) (aged 53) Nationality: Russia Category: Scientists Occupation:  Chemists, Mathematics,...

Nicolaus Copernicus – Creator of the heliocentric model of Universe

Nicolaus Copernicus Name at birth: Niclas Kopernik (19 February 1473,Toruń (Thorn), Royal Prussia, Kingdom of Poland - 24 May 1543, Frombork (Frauenburg), East Prussia) (aged 70) Nationality:...

Thomas Edison – The Most Prolific Inventor of all Time

Thomas Edison Thomas Alva Edison (February 11 1847,  Milan, Ohio - October 18 1931, West Orange, New Jersey) (aged 84) Nationality: United States of America Category: Scientists Occupation:...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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,...

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 -...

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,...

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...

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:...

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...