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These personalities are considered to have made a great contribution or even founded these sciences/ areas; thus they are called Father or Mother of these fields.
Two Famous People and a Year
Mother of Nursing
This 'Lady with the Lamp' was famous for pioneering work in Nursing during the Crimean War
Father of Surgery
Wrote a 'Samhita' (Sanskrit for Collected Texts) describing about 300 different surgical procedures and 120 surgical instruments (circa 800-600 BCE)
Father of Computing
Inventor of the Analytical Engine which was never constructed in his lifetime.
Father of Evolution and Natural Selection
His published work: 'On the Origin of Species' had compelling evidence for evolution
Father of Modern Medicine
Prescribed practices for physicians through Corpus(a collection of his teachings), and an Oath named after him
Father of Geometry
Greek Mathematician who deduced principles of Geometry from a small set of axioms
Father of Architecture
Designed the Step pyramid of Djoser; also known for use of columns in architecture
Father of the Nation (India)
Leading the Non-Violence independence movement against the British Raj
Father of Classical Mechanics
Described laws of motion and laws of gravity
Mother of Nuclear Science(of Radioactivity)
Discovered 2 elements of Radium and Polonium; and created the Theory of Radioactivity
Father of Modern Astronomy
Developed the first explicit heliocentric (Sun centered) astronomical model
Father of Economics(early)
Wrote 'Arthashastra' (with pen name Kautilya) during Mauryan empire regime which describes statecraft and economic strategies
Father of Blitzkrieg military strategy
World War 2 German general who developed and used this technique with armoured warfare and other artillery
Father of 20th Century American car industry
Noted for introducing a simple and affordable car for the ordinary American masses.
Father of Basketball
Canadian sports coach who invented the sport of basketball in 1891 and also wrote the original basketball rulebook
Father of Epic poetry
Author of epic poems like the Iliad and the Odyssey
Father of Helicopters
Invented the first successful helicopter, upon which further designs were based
Father of Accounting
Italian Mathematician who was a seminal contributor to accounting; also collaborated with Leonardo Da Vinci
Mother of Computer Program
Her notes on the first Analytical Engine include the first algorithm intended to be processed by the machine; as such she is regarded as the world's first computer programmer.
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