Claude Bernard. Biography. Contributions

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...
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, Leipzig,...
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,...
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,...
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,...
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...
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...
Ibn Khaldun. Biography. Personal life

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...
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:...