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:...

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...

Alex Osborn – Father of Brainstorming and Method of Creative Problem Solving

Alex Osborn Alex Faickney Osborn (May 24, 1888, Bronx, New York City, USA – May 5, 1966, Buffalo, New York, USA) (Aged 77) Nationality: American, United States 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 ...

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...

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:...

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:...

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...

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...

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:...

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...

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...