Andreas Vesalius

Andreas Vesalius was a Flemish anatomist and physician. He is considered as the founder of modern human anatomy. Early life Andreas Vesalius was born on 31 December 1514, in Brussels, Belgium. He was the son of Andries van Wesele and his wife, Isabel Crabbe. His ancestors were mostly prominent physicians and pharmacists. While still a …

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Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla was a Serbian inventor, mechanical and electrical engineer. He is best known for developing polyphase alternating current (AC) system of generators, motors and transformers. Early life Nikola Tesla was born to Serbian parents on July 10, 1856 in small village called Smiljan in Lika (Austria-Hungary), which is located in modern-day Croatia. His father …

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Alessandro Volta

Alessandro Volta was Italian physicist and pioneer in the study of electricity. He is mostly known for invention of world’s first battery. Early life Volta was born on February 18, 1745 in Como, Italy. Education He was educated in public schools in Como. In 1774 he became a physics professor at the Royal School in …

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Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein was a German theoretical physicist who developed the theory of general relativity. He is generally considered the most influential physicist of the 20th century. For this achievement, Einstein is often regarded as the father of modern physics. Early life Albert Einstein was born in U