Most Important Scientists

Though it is completely arbitrary, attempt to name the 100 scientists who helped shape world history.
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This list is taken from the book The Scientific 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Scientists, Past and Present
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Isaac Newton
2
Albert Einstein
3
Neils Bohr
4
Charles Darwin
5
Louis Pasteur
6
Sigmund Freud
7
Galileo Galilei
8
Antoine Laurent Lavoisier
9
Johannes Kepler
10
Nicolaus Copernicus
11
Michael Faraday
12
James Clerk Maxwell
13
Claude Bernard
14
Franz Boas
15
Werner Heisenberg
16
Linus Pauling
17
Rudolf Virchow
18
Erwin Schrödinger
19
Ernest Rutherford
20
Paul Dirac
21
Andreas Vesalius
22
Tycho Brahe
23
Comte de Buffon
24
Ludwig Boltzmann
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Max Planck
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Marie Curie
27
William Herschel
28
Charles Lyell
29
Pierre Simon de Laplace
30
Edwin Hubble
31
Joseph J. Thomson
32
Max Born
33
Francis Crick
34
Enrico Fermi
35
Leonard Euler
36
Justus Liebig
37
Arthur Eddington
38
William Harvey
39
Marcello Malpighi
40
Christiaan Huygens
41
Carl Gauss
42
Albrecht von Haller
43
August Kekule
44
Robert Koch
45
Murray Gell-Mann
46
Emil Fischer
47
Dmitri Mendeleev
48
Sheldon Glashow
49
James Watson
50
John Bardeen
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51
John von Neumann
52
Richard Feynman
53
Alfred Wegener
54
Stephen Hawking
55
Anton van Leeuwenhoek
56
Max von Laue
57
Gustav Kirchoff
58
Hans Bethe
59
Euclid
60
Gregor Mendel
61
Heike Kamerlingh Onnes
62
Thomas Hunt Morgan
63
Hermann von Helmholtz
64
Paul Ehrlich
65
Ernst Mayr
66
Charles Sherrington
67
Theodosius Dobzhansky
68
Max Delbruck
69
Jean Baptiste Lamarck
70
William Bayliss
71
Noam Chomsky
72
Frederick Sanger
73
Lucretius
74
John Dalton
75
Louis Victor de Broglie
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76
Carl Linnaeus
77
Jean Piaget
78
George Gaylord Simpson
79
Claude Levi-Strauss
80
Lynn Margulis
81
Karl Landsteiner
82
Konrad Lorenz
83
Edward O. Wilson
84
Frederick Gowland Hopkins
85
Gertrude Belle Elion
86
Hans Selye
87
J. Robert Oppenheimer
88
Edward Teller
89
Willard Libby
90
Ernst Haeckel
91
Jonas Salk
92
Emil Kraepelin
93
Trofim Lysenko
94
Francis Galton
95
Alfred Binet
96
Alfred Kinsey
97
Alexander Fleming
98
B. F. Skinner
99
Wilhelm Wundt
100
Archimedes
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