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Christian Doppler

Nationality: Austrian Known to be: Mathematics, Physicist Born: November 29, 1803, in Salzburg, Austria Died: March 17, 1853, Venice, Italy Christian Doppler was an Austrian mathematician and physicist best
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Christiaan Hugens

Nationality: Dutch (Netherlands) Known to be: Physicist, astronomer, mathematician and founder of the wave theory of light. Born: 14 April 1629 in The Hague, Netherlands Died: 8 July...
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Charles Darwin

Nationality: British Known to be: Natural history, Geology Born: February 12, 1809, The Mount, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England Died: April 19, 1882, Down House, Kent, England Charles Robert Darwin was...
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Charles Augustin de Coulomb

Nationality: French (France) Known to be: Physicist Born: June 14, 1736, Angoulême, Angoumois, France Died: August 23, 1806, Paris, France Coulomb, a French physicist, began his career as a...
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Carolus Linnaeus, Carl von Linne

Nationality: Swedish Known to be: Botanist, Biologist, Zoologist Born: 23 May 1707, Råshult, Stenbrohult parish (now within Älmhult Municipality), Sweden Died: 10 January 1778, Hammarby (estate), Danmark parish...
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Carl Friedrich Gauss

Nationality: German (Germany) Known to be: Mathematician, Physics, Engineer, Astronomer Born: April 30, 1777, Brunswick, Duchy of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Holy Roman Empire Died: February 23, 1855, Göttingen, Kingdom of...
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Banda Vasudev Rao

Nationality: Indian Known to be: Father of poultry farming in India; Founder chairman of National Egg Coordination Committee (NECC) Born: Born 1935, Chanchalguda, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. Died:...
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Aryabhata, Aryabhatta

Nationality: Indian (India) Known to be: Mathematics, Astronomer Born: 476 CE, Pataliputra - Kusumapura (Magadha, present day Bihar) Died: 550 CE Aryabhata was an iconic personality of the Gupta...
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Archimedes

Nationality: Greek Known to be: Mathematician, Physicist, Engineering, Astronomer Born: 287 BC, Syracuse, Sicily; Magna Graecia Died: 212 BC, Syracuse, Sicily; Magna Graecia Archimedes was a Greek philosopher, mathematician,...
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APJ Abdul Kalam Azad

Nationality: Indian (India) Known to be: Professor, Author, Aerospace scientist Born: October 15, 1931, Rameswaram, Ramnad District, Madras Presidency, British India (now in Ramanathapuram District, Tamil Nadu,...
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Anil Kakodkar

Nationality: Indian Known to be: Mechanical Engineering Born: November 11, 1943, Barwani, India Dr. Anil Kakodkar is a famous Indian nuclear scientist. Currently he is the chairman of...
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Andre Amere

Nationality: French (France) Known to be: Physicist, Mathematician and Chemist Born: January 20, 1775, Lyon, Kingdom of France Died: June 10, 1836, Marseille, Kingdom of France Andre Marie Amere...
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Albert Einstein

Nationality: German (Germany) Known to be: Physicist Born: March 14, 1879, Ulm, Kingdom of Württemberg, German Empire Died: April 18, 1955, Princeton, New Jersey, US Albert Einstein, born in...
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Monkambu Sambasivan Swaminathan

Nationality: Indian (India) Known to be: Producer of High-yielding varieties of wheat in India Born: August 7 1925 in Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu Monkambu Sambasivan Swaminathan did his graduation...
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Verghese Kurien

Nationality: Indian (India) Known to be: White revolutionist in India; Co-founder AMUL Born: November 26, 1921 in Calicut, Madras Presidency, British India (Now Kozhikode, Kerala) Died: September 9,...
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