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Jagdish Chandra Bose

Nationality: Indian (India) Known to be: Physicist, Biologist, Biophysicist, Botanist and Archaeologist. Born: November 30, 1858, Munshiganj, Bengal Presidency, British India (now in Bangladesh) Died: November 23, 1937,
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J.B.S. Haldane

Nationality: British (until 1961) Indian Known to be: Biologist, Biostatistics Born: November 5, 1892, Oxford, England Died: December 1, 1964, Bhubaneswar, India John Burdon Sanderson Haldane was born in...
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Ivan Petrovich Pavlov

Nationality: Russian Known to be: Physiologist, Psychologist Born: September 14, 1849, Ryazan, Soviet Union Died: February 27, 1936, Leningrad, Soviet Union Ivan Petrovich Pavlov was an eminent Russian...
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Isaac Newton

Nationality: English (England) Known to be: Physics, Natural philosophy, Alchemy Theology, Mathematics, Astronomy, Economics Born: December 25, 1642, [NS: 4 January 1643] Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire, England Died: March...
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Hugo Marie de Vries

Nationality: Dutch (Netherlands) Known to be: Botanist Born: February 16, 1848, Haarlem, Netherlands Died: May 21, 1935, Lunteren, Netherlands Hugo Marie de Vries was born in Haarlem, Netherlands, on...
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Homi Jahangir Bhabha

Nationality: Indian (India) Known to be: Physicist (Nuclear Physics) Born: October 30, 1909, Bombay, British India (present-day India) Died: January 24, 1966, Mont Blanc, France He was born on...
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Herbert Boyer

Nationality: American Known to be: Biologist (Biotechnology) Born: July 10, 1936, Derry, Pennsylvania, United States Herbert Boyer was born in 1936 and brought up in a corner of...
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Hendrik Antoon Lorentz

Nationality: Dutch (Netherlands) Known to be: Physicist Born: July 18, 1853, Arnhem, Netherlands Died: February 4, 1928, Haarlem, Netherlands Theoretical physicist, professor at Leiden. He investigated the relationship between...
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Hans Christian Oersted

Nationality: Danish (Denmark) Known to be: Physicist, Chemist Born: August 14, 1777, Rudkøbing, Denmark Died: March 9, 1851, Copenhagen, Denmark Danish physicist and chemist, professor at Copenhagen. He observed...
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Gustav Robert Kirchhoff

Nationality: Prussian (until 1871), German (after 1871) Known to be: Physicist, Chemist Born: March 12, 1824, Königsberg, Kingdom of Prussia (present-day Kaliningrad, Russia) Died: October 17, 1887, Berlin,...
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Gregor Johann Mendel

Nationality: Austrian Known to be: Geneticist Born: July 20, 1822, Hynčice, Silesia, Austrian Empire (Czech Republic) Died: January 6, 1884, Brno, Austria-Hungary (now Czech Republic) In 1822, in a...
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George Westinghouse

Nationality: American Known to be: Physicist Born: October 6, 1846, Central Bridge, New York Died: March 12, 1914, New York City, New York A leading proponent of the use...
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Georg Simon Ohm

Nationality: German (Germany) Known to be: Physicist Born: March 16, 1789, Erlangen, Brandenburg-Bayreuth (present-day Germany) Died: July 6, 1854, Munich, Kingdom of Bavaria German physicist, professor at Munich. Ohm...
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Galileo Galilei

Nationality: Italian (Italy) Known to be: Astronomy, Physics, Engineering, Natural Philosophy, Mathematics Born: February 15, 1564, Pisa, Duchy of Florence, Italy Died: January 8, 1642, Arcetri, Grand Duchy...
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G.N. Ramachandran

Nationality: Indian (India) Known to be: Biophysicist Born: October 8, 1922, Ernakulam, Kerala, British India Died: April 7, 2001, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India An outstanding figure in the field...
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Frederick Sanger

Nationality: British Known to be: Biochemist Born: August 13, 1918, Rendcomb, Gloucestershire, England Died: November 19, 2013, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England Frederick Sanger’s father was a medical practitioner. He understood...
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Francis Harry Compton Crick

Nationality: British Known to be: Physicist, Biologist Born: June 8, 1916, Weston Favell, Northamptonshire, England, UK Died: July 28, 2004, San Diego, California, United States He studied physics at...
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Edward Jenner

Nationality: English Known to be: Physician, Immunologist Born: May 17, 1749, Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England Died: January 26, 1823, Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England Edward Jenner was an English physician and scientist...
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Daniel Bernoulli

Nationality: Swiss Known to be: Mathematician, Physicist, Medicine Born: February 8, 1700, Groningen, Dutch Republic Died: March 17, 1782, Basel, Republic of the Swiss Daniel Bernoulli was a Swiss...
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Clarence Melvin Zener

Nationality: American (America) Known to be: Physicist Born: December 1, 1905, Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S. Died: July 2, 1993, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. Clarence Melvin Zener was born in Indianapolis, Indiana...
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