Dear Aspirants,

The following is a list of significant men and women known for being the Father, mother, or considered the founders mostly in a field, listed by category. Such people are generally regarded to have made the first significant contributions to and/or delineation of that field; they may also be seen as “a” rather than “the” father or mother of fields, the title of being the “father” is debatable.

Father of Geometry Euclid

List of Fathers of Various Fields :

Name of Field Name of Father
Father of Ayurveda Dhanwantari
Father of Anatomy Andreas Vesalius
Father of Atom Bomb J. Robert Oppenheimer
Father of Aviation Sir George Cayley
Father of Biology Aristotle
Father of Botany Theophrastus
Father of Computer Charles Babbage
Father of Computer Science George Boole and Alan Turing
Father of Economics Adam Smith
Father of Electricity Benjamin Franklin
Father of Electronics Michael Faraday
Father of Email Ray Tomlinson
Father of English Poetry Geoffrey Chaucer
Father of Evolution Charles Darwin
Father of Genetics Gregor Mendel
Father of Geometry Euclid
Father of Humanism Francesco Petrarca
Father of Immunology Edward Jenner
Father of Internet Vint Cerf
Father of Laptop Bill Moggridge
Father of Microbiology Antonie Philips Van Leeuwenhoek
Father of Microscopy Antonie Philips Van Leeuwenhoek
Father of Mobile Phone Martin Cooper
Father of Modern Astronomy Nicolaus Copernicus
Father of Modern Medicine Hippocrates
Father of Modern Olympic Pierre De Coubertin
Father of Modern Physics Galileo Galilei
Father of Nanotechnology Richard Smalley
Father of New France Samuel de Champlain
Father of Western Medicine Hippocrates
Father of the Indian Constitution Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
Father of the Green Revolution in India M. S. Swaminathan
Father of the Green Revolution Norman Ernest Borlaug
Father of the Indian Constitution Dr. B.R Ambedkar
Father of the American Constitution James Madison
Father of Television Philo Farnsworth
Father of Telephone Alexander Graham Bell
Father of Surgery Sushruta
Father of Nuclear Chemistry Otto Hahn
Father of Nuclear Physics Ernest Rutherford
Father of Nuclear Science Marie Curie and Pierre Curie
Father of Numbers Pythagoras
Father of Periodic Table Dmitri Mendeleev
Father of Philosophy Rene Descartes
Father of Plastic Surgery Sir Harold Gillies
Father of Political Science Aristotle
Father of Psychology Sigmund Freud
Father of Sanstrik Grammar Panini
Father of Scientific Management Frederick Winslow Taylor
Father of Sociology Auguste comte
Father of Optics Ibn al-Haytham
Father of Green Revolution in the world Norman Earnest Borlaug
Father of Zoology Aristotle
Father of Endocrinology Thomas addison
Father of Modern Botany Linnaeus
Father of Bacteriology Leeuwenhoek
Father of Evolutionary Ideas Empedocles
Father of Modern Genetics T. H. Morgan
Father of Cytology Robert Hooke
Father of Mycology Micheli
Father of Plant Physiology Stephen Hales
Father of Indian Paleobotany Birbal Sahani
Father of Indian Ecology R. Mishra
Father of Eugenics Francis Galton
Father of Mutation Hugo De Vries
Father of blood circulation William Harvey
Father of blood Groups Karl Landsteiner
Father of Taxonomy Carolus Linnaeus
Father of Radiation Genetics H. J. Muller
Father of Paleontology Leonardo da Vinci
Father of Genetic Engineering Paul Berg
Father of Indian Phycology-(study of algae) O. P. Iyengar
Father of Gene Therapy Anderson
Father of Polygenic Inheritance Kolreuter
Father of Palynology Erdtman

Objective Questions on Father of different Fields frequently asked in SSC,CDS,NDA,PSC, Railway and other competitive examinations –

1. Who among the following is known as Father of Electronics?

  1. James Madison
  2. Galileo Galilei
  3. Michael Faraday
  4. Alexander Graham Bell

2. Euclid is known as Father of which of the following fields?

  1. Geometry
  2. Biology
  3. Surgery
  4. Microbiology

3. Who among the following is known as Father of Genetics?

  1. Charles Darwin
  2. Gregor Mendel
  3. Benjamin Franklin
  4. Hippocrates

4. Marie Curie and Pierre Curie are known as Father of which of the following fields?

  1. Modern Physics
  2. Computer Science
  3. Nuclear Chemistry
  4. Nuclear Science

5. Who among the following is known as Father of Surgery?

  1. Hippocrates
  2. Sushruta
  3. Sir Harold Gillies
  4. Antonie Philips Van Leeuwenhoek

Answers : 1(3), 2(1),3(2),4(4), 5(2)

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Updated: May 16, 2020 — 8:02 pm


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