List of Scientists

Here is an alphabetical list of some of the most famous scientists in history, the men and women whose crucial discoveries and inventions changed the world:

A

Abdul Qadeer Khan
Abu Nasr Al-Farabi
Ada Lovelace
Adalbert Czerny
Agnes Arber
Ahmed Zewail
Al-Battani
Alan Turing
Albert Abraham Michelson
Albert Einstein
Alberto Santos-Dumont
Albrecht von Haller
Aldo Leopold
Alessandro Volta
Alexander Bain
Alexander Brongniart
Alexander Fleming
Alexander Graham Bell
Alexander Von Humboldt
Alfred Binet
Alfred Blalock
Alfred Kinsey
Alfred Nobel
Alfred Wegener
Alfred Russel Wallace
Amedeo Avogadro
Anders Celsius
Andre Marie Ampère
Andreas Vesalius
Angel Alcala
Antoine Lavoisier
Antonie van Leeuwenhoek
Antonio Meucci
Antony Hewish
Archimedes
Aristarchus
Aristotle
Arnold Orville Beckman
Arnold Sommerfeld
Arthur Eddington
Artturi Virtanen
Avicenna

B

B. F. Skinner
Barbara McClintock
Beatrix Potter
Benjamin Cabrera
Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Thompson
Bernardo Houssay
Bill Nye
Blaise Pascal
Brahmagupta
Brian Cox

C

C. V. Raman
Carl Bosch
Carl Friedrich Gauss
Carl Sagan
Carolus Linnaeus
Charles-Augustin de Coulomb
Charles Babbage
Charles Darwin
Charles Lyell
Charles Sherrington
Christiaan Huygens
Christiane Nusslein-Volhard
Clarence Birdseye
Claude Bernard
Claude Levi-Strauss
Clyde Tombaugh

D

Daniel Bernoulli
David Bohm
David Hilbert
Dian Fossey
Dmitri Mendeleev
Dorothy Hodgkin

E

E. O. Wilson
Edmund Halley
Edward Jenner
Edward Teller
Edwin Herbert Land
Edwin Hubble
Elizabeth Blackwell
Emil Adolf Behring
Emil Fischer
Emil Kraepelin
Emile Berliner
Enrico Fermi
Eratosthenes
Ernest Rutherford
Ernesto Illy
Ernst Haeckel
Ernst Ising
Ernst Mach
Ernst Mayr
Ernst Werner von Siemens
Erwin Chargaff
Erwin Schrödinger
Euclid
Evangelista Torricelli

F

Francesco Redi
Francis Bacon
Francis Crick
Francis Galton
Frank Hornby
Franz Boas
Frederick Gowland Hopkins
Frederick Sanger
Friedrich August Kekulé
Friedrich Wöhler
Fritz Haber

G

Galileo Galilei
Gene Shoemaker
Georg Ohm
George Beadle
George Carutthers
George Gamow
George Gaylord Simpson
George Washington Carver
Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon
Gertrude Elion
Gerty Theresa Cori
Gottfried Leibniz
Gottlieb Daimler
Grace Murray Hopper
Gregor Mendel
Guglielmo Marconi
Gustav Kirchoff
Gustav Ludwig Hertz

H

Hans Bethe
Hans Christian Oersted
Hans Selye
Harriet Quimby
Hedy Lamarr
Heike Kamerlingh Onnes
Heinrich Hertz
Hendrik Antoon Lorentz
Henri Becquerel
Henrietta Swan Leavitt
Henry Bessemer
Henry Cavendish
Henry David Thoreau
Henry Ford
Henry Moseley
Hermann Rorschach
Hermann von Helmholtz
Homi Jehangir Bhabha
Humphry Davy

I

Ibn Battuta
Ibn Rushd
Irene Joliot-Curie
Isaac Newton
Ivan Pavlov

J

J. Hans D. Jensen
J. J. Thomson
J. Robert Oppenheimer
Jagadish Chandra Bose
James Chadwick
James Clerk Maxwell
James Dwight Dana
James Hutton
James Prescott Joule
James Watson
James Watt
Jan Baptist von Helmont
Jane Goodall
Jane Marcet
Jean Andre Deluc
Jean Piaget
Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
Jim Al-Khalili
Jocelyn Bell Burnell
Johannes Kepler
John Archibald Wheeler
John Bardeen
John Dalton
John Locke
John Logie Baird
John Napier
John Needham
John Ray
John von Neumann
Jonas Salk
Joseph Banks
Joseph Lister
Joseph Priestley
Justus von Liebig

K

K. Eric Drexler
Karl F. Herzfeld
Karl Landsteiner
Katharine Burr Blodgett
Keisuke Ito
Kip S. Thorne
Konrad Lorenz
Kristian Birkeland

L

Lee De Forest
Leland Clark
Leo Szilard
Leon Foucault
Leonardo da Vinci
Leonhard Euler
Lester R. Brown
Linus Pauling
Lise Meitner
Louis Agassiz
Louis de Broglie
Louis Pasteur
Ludwig Boltzmann
Lucretius
Luigi Galvani
Luis Alvarez
Luther Burbank
Lynn Margulis

M

Mae Carol Jemison
Marcello Malpighi
Marguerite Perey
Maria Gaetana Agnesi
Maria Goeppert-Mayer
Maria Mitchell
Marie Curie
Mario Molina
Mary Anning
Max Born
Max Delbruck
Max Planck
Max von Laue
Michael E. Brown
Michael Faraday
Michio Kaku
Mihailo Petrovic Alas
Mohammad Abdus Salam
Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi
Murray Gell-Mann

N

Neil deGrasse Tyson
Niccolo Leoniceno
Nicholas Culpeper
Nicolaus Copernicus
Niels Bohr
Nikola Tesla
Noam Chomsky

O

Omar Khayyam
Otto Hahn
Otto Haxel

P

Paul Dirac
Paul Ehrlich
Pearl Kendrick
Percy Lavon Julian
Peter Debye
Pierre Curie
Pierre-Simon Laplace
Prafulla Chandra Ray
Prokop Divis
Pythagoras

R

Rachel Carson
Ramon Barba
Randy Pausch
René Descartes
Richard Feynman
Rita Levi-Montalcini
Robert Bosch
Robert Boyle
Robert Brown
Robert Bunsen
Robert Goddard
Robert Hooke
Robert Koch
Ronald Ross
Rosalind Franklin
Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel
Rudolf Virchow

S

Salim Ali
Sally Ride
Santiago Ramon y Cajal
Sheldon Lee Glashow
Shintaro Hirase
Sigmund Freud
Srinivasa Ramanujan
Stephanie Kwolek
Stephen Hawking
Steve Irwin
Steven Chu
Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
Svante Arrhenius
Sven Wingqvist

T

Thabit ibn Qurra
Theodor Schwann
Theodosius Dobzhansky
Thomas Alva Edison
Thomas Burnet
Thomas Hunt Morgan
Thomas Kuhn
Thomas Midgeley Jr.
Thomas Newcomen
Thomas Willis
Tim Noakes
Timothy John Berners-Lee
Trofim Lysenko
Tycho Brahe

U

Ukichiro Nakaya

V

Virginia Apgar
Vladimir Vernadsky

W

Walter Schottky
Walther Wilhelm Georg Bothe
Werner Heisenberg
Wernher Von Braun
Wilbur and Orville Wright
Wilhelm Ostwald
Wilhelm Röntgen
Wilhelm Wundt
William Bayliss
William Buckland
William Harvey
William Herschel
William Hopkins
William John Swainson
William Ramsay
William Smith
William Thomson
Wolfgang Ernst Pauli

Z

Zora Neale Hurston