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Father of Different Fields

Father of Different Fields of Science & Technology

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The article Father of Different Fields presents the list of important contributors in different fields particularly related to Science & Technology. This article plays a prominent role in GA/GK preparation of many competitive exams.

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People who are considered a “Father” or “Mother” (or founding father or founding mother) of a scientific field are primarily regarded as those to have made the first significant contributions to and/or delineation of that field.


Galileo Galilei is considered to be the father of modern science. According to Dr. Stephen Hawking and other prominent scientists, Galileo contributed more to modern science than any other figure in history. Galileo Galilei is also considered to be the father of modern physics, astronomy and observational science.

List of Father of Different Fields of Science & Technology:

Field Name
Father of Agronomy Peter – De- Cresenji
Father of Agriculture Norman Borlaug
Father of Anatomy Andreas Vesalius
Father of Atom Bomb J. Robert Oppenheimer
Father of Architecture Imhotep
Father of Aviation George Cayley
Father of Botony Theophrastus
Father of Biology Aristotle
Father of Bacteriology Antonie van Leeuwenhoek
Robert Koch / Ferdinand Cohn / Louis
Pasteur
Father of Blood Groups Karl Landsteiner
Father of Blood Circulation William Harvey
Father of Computer Charles Babbage
Father of Computer Science George Boole and Alan Turing
Father of Economics Adam Smith
Father of Electricity Benjamin Franklin
Father of Electronics Michael Faraday
Father of Email Ray Tomlinson
Father of English Poetry Geoffrey Chaucer
Father of Evolution Charles Darwin
Father of Genetics Gregor Mendel
Father of Geometry Euclid
Father of Humanism Francesco Petrarca
Father of Immunology Edward Jenner
Father of Internet Vint Cerf
Father of Laptop Bill Moggridge
Father of Microbiology Antonie Philips Van Leeuwenhoek
Father of Microscopy Antonie Philips Van Leeuwenhoek
Father of Mobile Phone Martin Cooper
Father of Modern Astronomy Nicolaus Copernicus
Father of Modern Medicine Hippocrates
Father of Modern Olympic Pierre De Coubertin
Father of Modern Physics Galileo Galilei
Father of Nanotechnology Richard Smalley
Father of New France Samuel de Champlain
Father of Nuclear Chemistry Otto Hahn
Father of Nuclear Physics Ernest Rutherford
Father of Nuclear Science Marie Curie and Pierre Curie
Father of Numbers Pythagoras
Father of Periodic Table Dmitri Mendeleev
Father of Philosophy Rene Descartes
Father of Plastic Surgery Sir Harold Gillies
Father of Political Science Aristotle
Father of Psychology Sigmund Freud
Father of Sanstrik Grammar Panini
Father of Scientific Management Frederick Winslow Taylor
Father of Sociology Auguste comte
Father of Surgery Sushruta
Father of Telephone Alexander Graham Bell
Father of Television Philo Farnsworth
Father of the American Constitution James Madison
Father of the Indian Constitution Dr. B.R Ambedkar
Father of the Green Revolution Norman Ernest Borlaug
Father of the Green Revolution in India M. S. Swaminathan
Father of Western Medicine Hippocrates


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