List of Father of Various Fields

List of Father of Various Fields
In this post, we are going to learn about some of the important scientists/inventors/mathematicians of the past and the present who made significant contributions in their area of study and were acknowledged as Father of their respective fields.

List of Father of Various Fields

(History,Economics & Sociology, Constitution & Law, Agriculture & Literature)

History, Economics & Sociology

  • Father of History – Herodotus
  • Father of Modern History – William Stubbs
  • Father of Political Science – Aristotle
  • Father of Anthropology – Herodotus
  • Father of Greek Democracy – Cleisthenes
  • Father of Modern Democracy – John Locke
  • Father of Economics – Adam Smith
  • Father of Macroeconomics – John Maynard Keynes
  • Father of Modern Finance – Eugene F. Fama
  • Father of Accounting and Bookkeeping – Luca Pacioli
  • Father of Statistics – Ronald Fisher
  • Father of Microcredit – Muhammad Yunus*
  • Father of Sociology – Augustus Comte
  • Father of Socialism – Robert Owen
  • Father of Scientific Socialism – Karl Marx
  • Father of Humanism – Francesco Petrarca
  • Father of Renaissance  – Francesco Petrarca
  • Father of Co-operation – Robert Owen
  • Father of Reformation – Martin Luther King

Literature

  • Father of Sanskrit – Pāṇini
  • Father of Modern Linguistics – Noam Chomsky
  • Father of Modern English Literature  – Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Father of Modern Hindi Literature – Bhartendu Harishchandra
  • Father of Modern Malayalam Literature – Thunchaththu Ramanujan Ezhuthachan
  • Father of English Poetry – Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Father of Essay – Montaigne
  • Father of Printing – Guttenberg

Constitution & Law

  • Father of Law – Cicero
  • Father of Jurisprudence – John Locke
  • Father of the Indian Constitution – Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
  • Father of the American Constitution – James Madison
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Agriculture

  • Father of Agriculture – Norman Ernest Borlaug
  • Father of Agronomy – Pietro de Crescenzi
  • Father of Indian Agronomy – M.S Swaminathan
  • Father of Natural Farming – Masanobu Fukuoka
  • Father of Organic Farming – Albert Howard
  • Father of Ecology – Alexander von Humboldt
  • Father of the Green Revolution – Norman Ernest Borlaug
  • Father of the Green Revolution in India – M.S Swaminathan
  • Father of Indian Ecology – Ramdeo Mishra
  • Father of White Revolution in India – Verghese Kurien
  • Father of Blue Revolution in India – Dr Arun Krishnan

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Miscellaneous

  • Father of Yoga – Patanjali
  • Father of Stress Physiology – Patanjali
  • Father of Gymnastics – Friedrich Ludwig Jahn
  • Father of Modern Management – Peter Georg Ferdinand Drucker
  • Father of Light Bulb – Thomas Edison
  • Father of Motion Picture Camera – Thomas Edison
  • Father of Photography – Louis Daguerre
  • Father of Telephone – Alexander Graham Bell
  • Father of Television – Vladimir K. Zworykin
  • Father of Railways – George Stephenson
  • Father of Modern Education – John Amos Comenius**
  • Father of Modern Cinema – David Wark Griffith
  • Father of Comedy – Aristophanes
  • Father of Modern Cartoon – William Hogarth 
  • Father of Modern Tourism – Thomas Cook 
  • Father of Modern Olympics – Pierre De Coubertin
  • Father of American Football  – Walter Camp
  • Father of Baseball – Henry Chadwick
  • Father of Cricket – W. G. Grace
  • Father of Modern Chess – Wilhelm Steinitz

SideNotes 

*Muhammad Yunus - Founder of Grameen Bank
**John Amos Comenius is also known as Jan Amos Komensky

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