1729 – Born in Dessau on the 6th of September. 1750 – A wealthy silk-merchant, Isaac Bernhard, appointed him to teach his children. Mendelssohn soon won the confidence of Bernhard, who made the young student successively his book-keeper and his partner. 1755 – Lessing published Mendelssohn’s Philosophical Conversations anonymously. 1756-1759 – He became the leading ..
German physicist 2.3 / 5 ( ..
US (English-born) educator president of Amherst College 1912-1924 3.1 / 5 ( ..
1901 – She was born on the 16th day of December this year in Philadelphia. 1923 – She studied at DePauw University and graduated from Barnard College. 1925 – Mead set out in this year to do fieldwork in Polynesia. 1926 – She joined the American Museum of Natural History, New York ..
Canadian scientist, cabinet minister, diplomat, and general 3 / 5 (..
1902 – Barbara McClintock, born on the 16th of June in Hartford, Connecticut, USA. She was a pioneering American scientist and one of the world’s most distinguished cytogeneticists. 1919 – Attended High School at Erasmus Hall High School, Brooklyn, New York. 1923 – Graduated with BA Botany, at Cornell University. 1925 – Graduated with MA ..
1920 – John Maynard Smith, born on the 6th of January in London, England. He was a British evolutionary biologist and geneticist. 1941 – Finished his engineering degree at Trinity College Cambridge. – Married Sheila Matthew, and they were later to have two sons and one daughter (Tony, Carol and Julian). 1942 – 1947 ..
Austrian politician chancellor of Austria 1920-1921 2.9 / 5 ( ..
1934 – Born in Barcelona. Federico Mayor Zaragoza is a biochemist, the President and promoter of the Fundación para una Cultura de Paz (Foundation for a Culture of Peace) and Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Universidad Autónoma of Madrid. 1974 – Was a Professor of Biochemistry before he moved into Government. 1987 ..
1831 – Born on June 13th in Edinburgh, Scotland. British physicist, the last representative of a younger branch of the well-known Scottish family of Clerk of Penicuik. He developed kinetic theory of gases. 1840-1850 – He was educated at the Edinburgh Academy and the University of Edinburgh. – He spent a term or ..