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 distinction:...

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 the 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:...

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: He is a film genius, one...

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: The 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 programmer Unique distinction: One of the fathers...

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:...

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)...

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,...

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...