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  • Friday, 23 August 2013

    WORLD CHANGED BY THIS FAMOUS 100 SCIENTISTS


    100 Scientists Who Changed the World (Enchanted Lion Books: New York, 2003), written by John Balchin
    1. Anaximander c. 611-547 B.C.  
    2. Pythagoras c. 581-497 B.C.  
    3. Hippocrates of Cos c. 460-377 B.C.  
    4. Democritus of Abdera c. 460-370 B.C.  
    5. Plato c. 427-347 B.C. Platonism / Greek philosophy
    6. Aristotle c. 384-322 B.C. Platonism / Greek philosophy
    7. Euclid c. 330-260 B.C. Platonism / Greek philosophy
    8. Archimedes c. 287-212 B.C. Greek philosophy
    9. Hipparchus c. 170-125 B.C.  
    10. Zhang Heng 78-139 A.D.  
    11. Ptolemy 90-168 A.D.  
    12. Galen of Pergamum 130-201 A.D.  
    13. Al-Khwarizmi 800-850 Islam
    14. Johannes Gutenberg 1400-1468 Catholic
    15. Leonardo da Vinci 1452-1519 Catholic
    16. Nicolas Copernicus 1473-1543 Catholic (priest)
    17. Andreas Vesalius 1514-1564 Catholic
    18. William Gilbert 1540-1603  
    19. Francis Bacon 1561-1626 Anglican
    20. Galileo Galileo 1564-1642 Catholic
    21. Johannes Kepler 1571-1630 Lutheran
    22. William Harvey 1578-1657 Anglican (nominal)
    23. Johann van Helmont 1579-1644  
    24. Rene Descartes 1596-1650 Catholic
    25. Blaise Pascal 1623-1662 Jansenist
    26. Robert Boyle 1627-1691 Anglican
    27. Christiann Huygens 1629-1695 Calvinist
    28. Anton van Leeuwenhoek 1632-1723 Dutch Reformed
    29. Robert Hooke 1635-1703 Anglican
    30. Sir Isaac Newton 1642-1727 Anglican (rejected Trinitarianism, i.e., Athanasianism;
    31. believed in the Arianism of the Primitive Church)
    32. Edmund Halley 1656-1742  
    33. Thomas Newcomen 1663-1729 Baptist
    34. Daniel Fahrenheit 1686-1736  
    35. Benjamin Franklin 1706-1790 Presbyterian; Deist
    36. Joseph Black 1728-1799  
    37. Henry Cavendish 1731-1810  
    38. Joseph Priestley 1733-1804 Unitarian
    39. James Watt 1736-1819 Presbyterian (lapsed)
    40. Charles de Coulomb 1736-1806  
    41. Joseph Montgolfier 1740-1810  
    42. Karl Wilhelm Scheele 1742-1786  
    43. Antoine Lavoisier 1743-1794 Catholic
    44. Count Alessandro Volta 1745-1827 Catholic
    45. Edward Jenner 1749-1823 Anglican
    46. John Dalton 1766-1844 Quaker
    47. Andre-Marie Ampere 1755-1836  
    48. Amedo Avogadro 1776-1856 Catholic
    49. Joseph Gay-Lussac 1778-1850  
    50. Charles Babbage 1791-1871 Anglican
    51. Michael Faraday 1791-1867 Sandemanian
    52. Charles Darwin 1809-1881 Anglican (nominal); Unitarian
    53. James Joule 1818-1920  
    54. Louis Pasteur 1822-1895 Catholic
    55. Johann Gregor Mendel 1822-1884 Catholic (Augustinian monk)
    56. Jean-Joseph Lenoir 1822-1900  
    57. Lord Kelvin 1824-1907 Anglican
    58. James Clerk Maxwell 1831-1879 Presbyterian; Anglican; Baptist
    59. Alfred Nobel 1833-1896  
    60. Wilhelm Gottlieb Daimler 1834-1900  
    61. Dmitri Mendeleev 1834-1907  
    62. Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen 1845-1923  
    63. Thomas Alva Edison 1847-1931 Congregationalist; agnostic
    64. Alexander Graham Bell 1847-1922 Unitarian/Universalist
    65. Antoine-Henri Becquerel 1852-1908 Catholic
    66. Paul Ehrlich 1854-1915 Jewish
    67. Nikola Tesla 1856-1943  
    68. Sir John Joseph Thomson 1856-1940  
    69. Sigmund Freud 1856-1939 Jewish; Atheist; Freudian psychoanalysis (Freudianism)
    70. Heinrich Rudolf Hertz 1857-1894 Lutheran
    71. Max Planck 1858-1947 Protestant
    72. Leo Baekeland 1863-1944  
    73. Thomas Hunt Morgan 1866-1945  
    74. Marie Curie 1867-1934 Catholic (lapsed)
    75. Ernest Rutherford 1871-1937  
    76. The Wright Brothers Wilbur: 1867-1912; Orville: 1871-1948 United Brethren
    77. Guglielmo Marconi 1847-1937 Catholic and Anglican
    78. Frederick Soddy 1877-1956  
    79. Albert Einstein 1879-1955 Jewish
    80. Alexander Fleming 1881-1955 Catholic
    81. Robert Goddard 1882-1945  
    82. Neils Bohr 1885-1962 Jewish Lutheran
    83. Erwin Schrodinger 1887-1961 Catholic
    84. Henry Moseley 1887-1915  
    85. Edwin Hubble 1889-1953  
    86. Sir James Chadwick 1891-1974  
    87. Frederick Banting 1891-1941  
    88. Louis de Broglie 1892-1987  
    89. Enrico Fermi 1901-1954 Catholic
    90. Werner Heisenberg 1901-1954 Lutheran
    91. Linus Carl Pauling 1901-1994 Lutheran
    92. Robert Oppenheimer 1904-1967 Jewish
    93. Sir Frank Whittle 1907-1996  
    94. Edward Teller 1908- Jewish
    95. William Shockley 1910-1989  
    96. Alan Turing 1912-1954 Jewish
    97. Jonas Salk 1914-1995 Jewish
    98. Rosalind Franklin 1920-1958 Jewish
    99. James Dewey Watson 1928-  
    100. Stephen Hawking 1942- atheist
    101. Tim Berners-Lee 1955- Unitarian