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...
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...
Johann Friedrich Herbart. Biography, works,

Johann Friedrich Herbart – Founder of Pedagogy

Johann Friedrich Herbart (May 4, 1776, Oldenburg, Germany - August 14, 1841, Göttingen, Hanover, Germany) (age 65) Nationality: Germany Category: Scientists Occupation: Educators, Philosophers, Psychologists Specification: Empirical psychology,...
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:...
Mikhail Lomonosov. Biography. Contributions. Personal life.

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,...
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,...
Joy Paul Guilford. Biography and works

Joy Paul Guilford – One of the founders of the Psychology of Creativity

Joy Paul Guilford (March 7, 1897, Marquette, Nebraska, USA – November 26, 1987, Los Angeles) (Aged 90) Nationality: United States of America Category: Scientists Occupation: Psychologists Specification:  Psychology of Creativity, Applied Psychology Unique...
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:...
Ernst Heinrich Weber. Biography. Contributions

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...
Hippocrates of Cos. Biography. Contributions, personal life

Hippocrates of Cos – The father of Western medicine

Hippocrates Hippocrates of Cos (ca. 460/ 450 BC , Island of  Cos, Ancient Greece - 377/370 BC, Larissa, Thessaly, Greece) Nationality: Greece Category: Scientists Occupation: Physicians, Philosophers Unique distinction:...
Gregor Mendel. Biography. Contributions.

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:...
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...