Best Scientists In History


The Top Ten

1 Albert Einstein Albert Einstein

He is very smart, but his life was just fine. On other hand, Nikola Tesla was poor, he tore document that today is worth billions and billion dollars for VestingHaus, he didn't want to struggle other people and ask for money, and his decision that pleasure will came just by thinking, and he discard all other physical pleasures including girls. True Legend!

Gotta be the most quoted, well know and overall the most influential scientist of all time. And all the things he discovered too... Totally changed the face of science on all accounts. A well deserved 1st place. - Leosco

Albert is the smartest person I know. He is my role model.


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2 Isaac Newton Isaac Newton Sir Isaac Newton PRS was an English physicist and mathematician who is widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time and a key figure in the scientific revolution.

The Father of mechanics. The greatest ever scientist of classical period.

Creator of physics. Simply brilliant!

Newton the greatest Change the direction of the time with his incredible discovery

He should at number 1 because he is the only scientist who worked on every fields of Physics whether it be light, sound or air. he even worked on motion and rest and on nuclear science.

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3 Nikola Tesla Nikola Tesla Nikola Tesla was a Serbian American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current electricity supply system, X rays, Radio, Remote Control, Laser, and electric motors . Tesla developed and more.

He was such a genius, sad that many others took the credit of his intelligence - Ananya

He was a true genius most of invention of his time have been directly or indirectly discovered by him, he has learn 8 languages

His life and his mindset are absolutely unique. True Genius!

Transformed everything-from smallest of remotes to the greatest of machines but never took credit for anything...simply the best one to ever live on earth.

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4 Thomas Edison Thomas Edison

Whoever wrote the last comment is the world's most stupidest and most evil person

I Wouldn't Be Able To Write This Comment If It Wasn't For Him And Mr Tesla - 12cc

He was not able to listen but he invented many things like the electric bulb, telegraph and many more the owner of 1000 patents

Ya, because they pretended like tesla helped

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5 Galileo Galilei Galileo Galilei Galileo Galilei, was an Italian astronomer, physicist, engineer, philosopher, and mathematician who played a major role in the scientific revolution during the Renaissance.

He Is The Reason Of Our Knowledge About The Universe, Sun, Moon, Planets Everything Including And Out Of Earth.. His Sacrifices Took Us To Moon.. Of Course Galileo Is One Of THE GREATEST..

He is the first person who treated physics as only possible weapon to explore cosmos..

He was house arrested by the Catholic Church for just speaking about it

6 Stephen Hawking Stephen Hawking Stephen William Hawking is an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology within the University of Cambridge.

He should be first. He found a universe with just thinking

When Albert got it wrong Stephen got it right!

See how he has succeeded despite the disease. Come on! Vote this inspiring person ever

He has the ability to not only see the future of all life on earth, he can see the future of all life everywhere.

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7 Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci, more commonly Leonardo da Vinci or simply Leonardo, was an Italian polymath whose areas of interest included invention, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history, poetry, more.

He invented helicopter, robot etc

He needs to be at the top

All the mordern day thinks are based on his inventions. He did that before of Newton, Einstein and all other

8 Ben Franklin Ben Franklin

He invented the elctricity. The image of benjamin franklin is on the usa's note.

He did not invent electricity, he merely discovered that lightning is electric. - ARandomPerson

9 Archimedes Archimedes Archimedes of Syracuse was an Ancient Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer. V 1 Comment
10 Carl Friedrich Gauss Carl Friedrich Gauss Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss was a German mathematician who contributed significantly to many fields, including number theory, algebra, statistics, analysis, differential geometry, geodesy, geophysics, mechanics, electrostatics, astronomy, matrix theory, and optics.

Greatest mathematician world has ever received

The Contenders

11 Alexander Graham Bell Alexander Graham Bell Alexander Graham Bell was a Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with patenting the first practical telephone.

Well, Alex, you don't appear to have a social life with all your fans

He is super

12 Marie Curie Marie Curie Marie Skłodowska Curie, born Maria Salomea Skłodowska [ˈmarja salɔˈmɛa skwɔˈdɔfska], was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity.

She's pretty much the source of our knowledge about radioactivity and X-Rays. Her discoveries have immense implications in medicine and things like nuclear power. I'm surprised and disheartened that she and Charles Darwin aren't higher on the list.

Best woman scientist by far. The rest don't even come close.

Marie Curie discovered several elements and the x-ray. Come on guys.

13 John von Neumann John von Neumann John von Neumann was a Hungarian-American pure and applied mathematician, physicist, inventor, computer scientist, and polymath.
14 Charles Darwin Charles Darwin Charles Robert Darwin was an English naturalist and geologist, best known for his contributions to evolutionary theory.

If he didn't exists, you would still be an ape! He practically discovered evolution!

No sweetie, we were apes, just we didn't evolve when he discovered it. We evolved with the monkeys from a common ancestor. Not from monkeys. His theory of evolution is not just a "Educated Guess" It is a scientific theory, a theory based on vigorous research and has no evidence to disprove it. - ARandomPerson

Hi theory is what distinguishes Religion from Science

Without this guy we'd still think women came from ribs

World had changed by his theory

15 Hendrik Lorentz Hendrik Lorentz
16 Louis Pasteur Louis Pasteur Louis Pasteur was a French chemist and microbiologist renowned for his discoveries of the principles of vaccination, microbial fermentation and pasteurization.

He's a great scientist that helped millions of lives. For sure he has to be one of the top 3 best scientists of all time!

He is a really helpful and smart man by helping millions of peoples lives.

17 Aryabhata Aryabhata Aryabhata or Aryabhata I was the first of the major mathematician-astronomers from the classical age of Indian mathematics and Indian astronomy.

He gave us zero. Without that everything and everyone is zero!

Only one indian in list proud u

Aryabhatta ji deserves first position, without his discoveries nothing else would have been discovered.

18 Max Planck Max Planck Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck was a German theoretical physicist whose work on quantum theory won him the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1918. V 1 Comment
19 Charles Babbage Charles Babbage Charles Babbage was an English polymath. A mathematician, philosopher, inventor and mechanical engineer, Babbage, along with Ada Lovelace, is best remembered for originating the concept of a programmable computer.
20 Ernest Rutherford Ernest Rutherford Ernest Rutherford, 1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson, OM FRS was a New Zealand physicist who became known as the father of nuclear physics.
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