History of Western Scientists

Regiomontanus

1436 - 1476
1496

Nicolaus Copernicus

1473 - 1543
1543

Leonard Digges

1520 - 1559
1546 - 1595
1550
1551
1576

Tycho Brahe

1546 - 1601
1573
1588

Johannes Kepler

1571 - 1630
1597
1602
1605
1609
1618 - 1621
1618
1619
1627

William Gilbert

1544 - 1603
1600

Galileo Galilei

1564 - 1642
1609
1610
1618
1624
1632
1638

Rene Descartes

1596 - 1650
1637
1637
1641
1644

Pierre Gassendi

1592 - 1655
1649

Evangelista Torricelli

1608 - 1647
1643

Christiaan Huygens

1629 - 1695
1657
1690
1690

Ole Romer

1644 - 1710
1679

Robert Recorde

1510 - 1558
1540
1540
1557

John Napier

1550 - 1617
1614
1614

Robert Boyle

1627 - 1691
1660
1661
1662
1666

Francis Bacon

1561 - 1626
1640

Giovanni Borelli

1608 - 1679
1681

Marcello Malpighi

1628 - 1694
1661
1669

Edward Tyson

1650 - 1708
1680
1699

Robert Hooke

1635 - 1703
1653
1665
1665
1666
1674

Antoni van Leeuwenhoek

1632 - 1723
1673
1676
1677

Isaac Newton

1642 - 1727
1665
1666
1684
1687
1704

Edmund Halley

1656 - 1742
1678
1686
1705
1720

John Flamsteed

1646 - 1719
1675
1725

Jean Fourier

1768 - 1830
1822

Gabriel Fahrenheit

1686 - 1736
1714

Anders Celsius

1701 - 1744
1742

Thomas Newcomen

1663 - 1729
1712

Joseph Black

1728 - 1799
1756
1762

James Watt

1736 - 1819
1769

Joseph Priestley

1733 - 1804
1774

Carl Scheele

1742 - 1786
1772

Henry Cavendish

1731 - 1810
1766
1784
1798

Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier

1743 - 1794
1786
1789
1789
1789

Andreas Vesalius

1514 - 1564
1543

Gabriele Fallopio

1523 - 1562
1555

Hieronymous Fabricius

1537 - 1619
1603

William Harvey

1578 - 1657
1628

John Ray

1627 - 1705
1677
1686
1686 - 1705
1710

Carl Linnaeus

1707 - 1778
1735 - 1758

Comte de Buffon

1707 - 1788
1749 - 1804

Georges Cuvier

1769 - 1832
1799
1825

Geoffroy Saint-Hillaire

1772 - 1844
1818 - 1822

Pieter van Musschenbroek

1692 - 1761
1745

Charles Coulomb

1736 - 1806
1780

Luigi Galvani - physics, electricity

1737 - 1798
1771
1791

Alessandro Volta - physics, electricity

1745 - 1827
1778
1799

Daniel Bernoulli - hydraulics, mathematics, statistics

1700 - 1782
1738

Pierre-Louis de Maupertuis - physics, mechanics

1698 - 1759
1744

Thomas Wright - astronomy

1711 - 1786
1750

William Herschel - astronomy

1738 - 1822
1781
1803

John Mitchell - astronomy, geology, physics

1724 - 1793
1783

Pierre Simon Laplace - astronomy, physics, mathematics,

1749 - 1827
1786
1796
1796
1796
1812

Benjamin Thompson - physics, thermodynamics

1753 - 1814
1798

James Hutton - geology

1726 - 1797
1785
1795
1802

Charles Lyell - geology

1797 - 1875
1833

Charles Darwin - natural science, biology, zoology