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,  the...

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...

Buddha – The 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, Kushinagar,...

Moses – Prophet, 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, Leipzig,...

Ernst Weber – One of the Founders 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 founders of...

Wilhelm von Humboldt – One of the Founders of Linguistics

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

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, 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 – German philosopher, psychologist and physiologist

Hermann 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 the metaphysical...

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 – 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,...