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Max Planck

Max Planck (1858 – 1947)

Max Planck is the dude who came up with quantum theory, which laid the foundation of Quantum Mechanics. Much like Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity, Max Pl...
Thomas Young

Thomas Young (1773 – 1829)

Thomas Young was good at practically everything. So much so there's a book about him titled 'The Last Man Who Knew Everything'. That's a pretty big title. Es...
St. Thomas Aquinas

St. Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274 AD)

St. Thomas Aquinas was a Dominican theologian in what is present day Italy. Like all great thinkers, Thomas Aquinas was an influential innovator. His thinkin...
Aristotle

Aristotle (384-322 BC)

Aristotle is one of the biggest names in philosophy. This dude was a big deal since way back. But he didn't just philosophize. He contributed to the fields o...
Plato

Plato (428-354 BC)

Plato is the founder of the very first university in Ancient Greece, known as 'The Academy'. That's quite the achievement, though it's not surprising. He was So...
Socrates

Socrates (469-399 B.C.)

Socrates is the biggest baddest philosopher of them all. Not that there ain't other philosophers who stirred things up, but Socrates is credited with the title ...
Immanuel Kant

Immanuel Kant (1724 – 1804)

Immanuel Kant was one of the greatest thinkers of all time. This dude was born in what was once the German Kingdom of Prussia in the town of Konigsberg. ...
Isaac Newton

Isaac Newton

Isaac Newton, the guy who was sitting under a tree and got hit in the head by a falling apple. And thus came the theory of gravity, supposedly. Now wh...
Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci is commonly known as the dude who painted the Mona Lisa. He's best known as an artist, the type of artist that draws stuff. But to labe...
Benjamin Franklin

Ben Franklin (1706 – 1790)

Ben Franklin.. damn, this guy was a true player. He did it all. And he did it good. Ben Franklin has been called: 1. Renaissance Man 2. The first ...