Maria Montessori. Biography. Personal life

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...
William James. Biography, theories and life

William James – One of the founders of Functional psychology

William James (January 11, 1842, New York City, New York, USA - August 26, 1910, Chokorua, New Hampshire) (aged 68) Nationality: United States of America Category:...
Irnerius. The First lawyer. Biography. Contributions, personal life

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...
Vinton Cerf. Biography. Achievements. Personal life.

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...

William Stern – Founder of Personalistic Psychology

William Stern William Lewis (Louis) Stern (29 April 1871, Berlin, Germany – 27 March 1938, Durham, USA) Nationality: Germany Category: Scientists Occupation: Philosophers, Psychologists Specification: Personalistic Psychology, Differential psychology, Legal psychology Unique distinction: Founder...
Zigmund Freud. Biography and works

Sigmund Freud – Founder of Psychoanalysis

Sigmund Freud Sigismund Shlomo Freud (May 6, 1856, Freiberg, Austro-Hungary (now Příbor, Czech Republic) - September 23, 1939, London, England) (aged 83) Nationality: Austria Category: Scientists Occupation: Psychiatrists,...
Thomas Edison. Biography, contributions, personal life

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:...
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 January 1767, Potsdam, Prussia, Germany -  8 April 1835, Tegel, near Berlin, Germany) Nationality: Germany Category:...
Margaret Mead. Psychologist. Biography. Works, personal life.

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...
Frank Barron. Biography. Contributions.

Frank Barron – Pioneer in the Psychology of Creativity

Frank Barron Frank Xavier Barron (June 17, 1922, Lansford, Pennsylvania - October 6, 2002, Santa Cruz, California) (Aged 80) Nationality: United States of America Category: Scientists Occupation:  Psychologists Specification: Psychology...
Galileo Galilei. Biography. Personal life

Galileo – The father of Modern Science

Galileo Galileo Galilei Galileo di Vincenzo Bonaiuti de' Galilei (15 February 1564, Pisa, Duchy of Florence, Italy - 8 January 1642, Arcetri, Grand Duchy of Tuscany,...
Ellis Paul Torrance. Biography and works

Ellis Paul Torrance – Father of Modern Creativity

Ellis Paul Torrance (October 8, 1915, Milledgeville, Georgia  - July 12, 2003, Athens, GA) (Aged 87) Nationality: United States of America Category: Scientists Occupation: Psychologists Specification: Psychology of Creativity Unique distinction:...