Gustav Fechner. Psychologist. Biography, contributions, personal life

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 Heinrich Weber. Biography. Contributions

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. Biography. Contributions

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 Keynes. Biography. Contributions. Personal life.

John Maynard Keynes – The Father of modern macroeconomics

John Maynard Keynes 1st Baron Keynes of Tilton (5 June 1883, Cambridge, England - 21 April 1946, Tilton, East Sussex, England) (aged 62) Nationality: United Kingdom Category:...
Francis Crick. Biography. Contributions. Personal life.

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 ...
Rudolf Hermann Lotze. Biography. Contributions

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...
Hermann von Helmholtz. Biography, contributions, personal life

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

Hermann von 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,...
Alex Rodriguez. Biography. Personal life

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:...
Philippe Pinel. Biography. Contribytions. Personal life.

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...
Michael Jordan. Biography. Personal life

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...
Michael Schumacher, Biography. Contributions

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' 8½"...
Martin Luther King. Biography. Contributions.

Martin Luther King – World Human Rights Icon

Martin Luther King Martin Luther King, Jr (January 15, 1929 Atlanta, Georgia, United States - April 4, 1968 Memphis, Tennessee, United States) (assassination by gunshot)...