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# Name
Year
Country
Science
achievements
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Guglielmo Marconi

1874-1937
Italy
Physics

invented the first practical system of wireless telegraphy
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Pierre Curie

1859-1906
France
Physics, Chemistry

studied radioactivity with wife, Marie Curie; discovered piezoelectricity
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Luigi Galvani

1737-1798
Italy
Physics

pioneer of bioelectricity
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James Watt

1736-1819
United Kingdom
Physics, Inventions

invented the modern condensing steam engine and a centrifugal governor
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Rudjer Josip Boscovich

1711-1787
Croatia
Physics

precursor of atomic theory;discovered the absence of atmosphere on the Moon
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Antony van Leeuwenhoek

1632-1723
Netherlands
Biology, Microbiology

The Father of Microbiology
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Georgius Agricola

1494-1555
Germany
Mineralogy

the father of mineralogy
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Daniel Bernoulli

1700-1782
Switzerland
Mathematics, Physics

developed the fundamental relationship of fluid flow now known as Bernoulli's principle
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Mikhail Lomonosov

1711-1765
Russia
Chemistry

regarded heat as a form of motion; suggested the wave theory of light; contributed to the formulation of the kinetic theory of gases;
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Ignacy Lukasiewicz

1802-1882
Poland
Chemistry, Inventions

founder of the modern petroleum industry, inventor of the modern kerosene lamp

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