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Fathers of Various Fields

The world we know today did not start out this way. Everything we have now, like our modern lifestyles, has been shaped by the brilliant ideas and hard work of people who thought, studied, and created new things. They came up with inventions and made important discoveries that have improved our lives. We should always appreciate their intelligence and the valuable contributions they made to make the world a better place for all of us.

Inventors and creators who came up with new ideas or terms are honored as the pioneers of their inventions. They are also known as the “Fathers” of various fields. Questions about these “Fathers of Various Fields” are commonly asked in Indian competitive exams that include Static General Studies. To assist you in your exam preparation, Adda247 is offering a list of these important figures, both from India and around the world to have a better understanding of the inventions that we are using in todays life. It’s important to memorize their names and contributions so you can perform well in your exams.

Fathers of Various Fields (World)

In the course of history, there have been exceptional people who have completely transformed and influenced different areas of human life, making a big lasting impact on our world. These pioneers, often called the “Fathers” of their specific fields, have spent their lives making remarkable discoveries, coming up with new and imaginative concepts, and always seeking knowledge. Their efforts haven’t just pushed forward their fields but have also created a foundation for future generations to continue their work and make more progress.

Father of Different Fields Names
Father of Economics Adam Smith
Father of Modern Computer Alan Turing
Father of Relativity Albert Einstein
Father of DNA Fingerprinting Alec John Jeffreys
Father of Telephone Alexander Graham Bell
Father of Comic Books Stan Lee (Father of Marvel Comics)Anant Pai (Father of Indian Comics)
Father of Anatomy Andreas Vesalius
Father of Modern Chemistry Antoine Lavoisier
Father of Microbiology/Microscopy Antonie Philips Van Leeuwenhoek
Father of Comedy Aristophanes
Father of Biology/ Zoology/ Embryology/ Political Science Aristotle
Father of Sociology Auguste Comte
Father of Electricity Benjamin Franklin
Father of Paleobotany Adolphe-Theodore BrongniartBirbal Sahni (India)
Father of Modern Biochemistry Carl Alexander Neuberg
Father of Classification/ Father of Taxonomy Carl Linnaeus
Father of Computer Charles Babbage
Father of Evolution Charles Darwin
Father of Physiology Claude Bernard
Father of Modern Cinema David Wark Griffith
Father of Ayurveda Dhanwantari
Father of Periodic Table Dmitri Mendeleev
Father of Vaccination/ Father of immunology Edward Jenner
Father of Biodiversity Edward O Wilson
Father of Hydrogen Bomb Edward Teller
Father of Geography Eratosthenes
Father of Nuclear Physics Ernest Rutherford
Father of Geometry Euclid
Father of Modern Finance Eugene F. Fama
Father of Modern Ecology Eugene P. Odum
Father of Humanism Francesco Petrarca
Father of Eugenics Francis Galton
Father of Scientific Management Frederick Winslow Taylor
Father of Gene Therapy French Anderson
Father of Modern Physics Galileo Galilei
Father of English Poetry Geoffrey Chaucer
Father of Computer Science George Boole and Alan Turing
Father of Aviation George Cayley
Father of Railways George Stephenson
Father of Genetics Gregor Mendel
Father of Homeopathy Heinemann
Father of History Herodotus
Father of Western Medicine/Modern Medicine Hippocrates
Father of Blue Revolution Hiralal Chaudhari
Father of Mutation theory Hugo De Vries
Father of Architecture Imhotep
Father of Classical mechanics Isaac Newton
Father of Atom Bomb J. Robert Oppenheimer
Father of Modern Geology James Hutton
Father of the American Constitution James Madison
Father of Geography James Rennell
Father of Modern Education John Amos Comenius
Father of Modern Democracy John Locke
Father of Artificial Intelligence John Mccarthy
Father of Robotics Joseph F. Engelberger
Father of Biotechnology Karl Ereky
Father of Blood Groups Karl Landsteiner
Father of Bacteriology Louis Pasteur
Father of Green Revolution M. S. Swaminathan (Mankombu Sambasivan Swaminathan) (India)Normal Borlaug
Father of Modern Economics Paul SamuelsonM.G.Ranade (Mahadev Govind Ranade) (Father of Indian Economics)
Father of Nuclear Science Marie Curie and Pierre Curie
Father of Mobile Phone Martin Cooper
Father of Quantum mechanics Max Planck
Father of Electronics Michael Faraday
Father of Peasant Movement N. G. Ranga (Gogineni Ranga Nayukulu)
Father of Modern Political science Niccolo Machiavelli
Father of Modern Astronomy Nicolaus Copernicus
Father of the Green Revolution/Father of Agriculture Norman Ernest Borlaug
Father of Nuclear Chemistry Otto Hahn
Father of Sanskrit Grammar Panini
Father of Genetic Engineering Paul Berg
Father of Agronomy Peter – De- Cresenji
Father of Modern Management Peter Georg Ferdinand Drucker
Father of Television Philo Farnsworth
Father of Modern Olympic Pierre De Coubertin
Father of Modern Dentistry Pierre Fauchard
Father of Linguistic Democracy Potti Sreeramulu
Father of Numbers Pythagoras
Father of Email Ray Tomlinson
Father of Philosophy Rene Descartes
Father of Nanotechnology Richard Smalley
Father of Cytology Robert Hooke
Father of Thermodynamics Sadi Carnot
Father of New France Samuel de Champlain
Father of Psychology Sigmund Freud
Father of Plastic Surgery Sir Harold Gillies
Father of Civil Engineering John SmeatonSir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya (India)
Father of Air Force Subroto Mukerjee (IAF)
Father of Surgery Sushruta
Father of Botany Theophrastus
Father of Endocrinology Thomas Addison
Father of White Revolution Verghese Kurien
Father of Space Program Vikram Sarabhai
Father of Pentium Chip Vinod Dham
Father of Internet Vint Cerf
Father of American Football Walter Chauncey Camp
Father of Psychology Wilhelm Wundt
Father of Blood Circulation William Harvey

Father of Various Fields in India

India, a land rich in culture, heritage, and diverse knowledge systems, has been home to exceptional individuals who have pioneered various fields and left an indelible mark on the nation’s history. These eminent figures, revered as the “Fathers of their respective fields,” have not only made groundbreaking contributions but have also inspired generations of Indians to excel in their chosen disciplines.

Father of different fields Name
Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi
Father of the Republic of India / Father of Modern India B. R. Ambedkar
Father of modern India Raja Ram Mohan Roy
Father of Linguistic Democracy Potti Sreeramulu
Father Of Hindutva Swatantryaveer Vinayak Damodar Savarkar
Father of Modern Economics Mahadev Govind Ranade
Father of Nuclear/Atomic Program Homi J. Bhabha
Father of Space Program Vikram Sarabhai
Father of Missile Program A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Father of Comic Books Anant Pai
Father of Geography James Rennell (1742-1830)
Father of Cinema Dadasaheb Phalke (Dhundiraj Govind Phalke)
Father of Peasant Movement N. G. Ranga (Gogineni Ranga Nayukulu)
Father of Hybrid Sorghum Neelamraju Ganga Prasada Rao
Father of Paleobotany Birbal Sahni
Father of Blue Revolution Dr. Arun Krishnan and Hiralal Chaudhari
Father of Green Revolution M. S. Swaminathan (Mankombu Sambasivan Swaminathan)
Political Father of the Green Revolution Chidambaram Subramaniam
Father of Wheat Revolution Dilbagh Singh Athwal
Father of White Revolution Verghese Kurien
Father of Veterinary Science Shalihotra
Father of Civil Aviation J. R. D. Tata (Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata)
Father of Air Force Subroto Mukerjee
Father Of Indian Navy Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
Father of Civil Engineering Sir Mokshagundam Vishweshvaraiah
Father of Surgery Sushruta
Father of Pink Revolution Durgesh Patel
Mother of Silver Revolution Indira Gandhi
Father of Gold Revolution Nirpakh Tutaj
Father of Yellow Revolution Sam Pitroda
Father of Red Revolution Vishal Tewari
Father of the Indian seeds industry B. R. Barwale

So here was the list of Fathers of various fields, we have tried to compile all the important data that is asked in the exams so you don’t have to wander searching them, We hope the article helped you in preparing this part well.

All the best!

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Who is known as father of India?

Mahatma Gandhi is known as the “Father of India”

Who is Known as father of Indian Airforce?

Mr. Subroto Mukhrjee is known as father of Indian Airforce.

Who is Known as Father of Indian Navy?

Shivaji is known as the father of Indian Navy

Who is Known as Father of Indian Army?

Major Stringer Lawrence is known as father of Indian Army.

Who is known as Father of Ancient Science ?

Thales is known as the father of Ancient Science.

Who is known as the father of Indian White Revolution?

Verghese Kurien

Who is the Mother of Silver Revolution?

Indira Gandhi

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