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Father’s of Various Fields for General Awareness


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The guide will discuss the Father’s of different fields which are important for your General Awareness Section of various competitive exams.
Candidates preparing for upcoming Government exams must go through the list of Father of distinct fields as general understanding or consciousness forms an important part of the syllabus of those exams.
Who is the Father of Hydrogen Bomb?Edward Teller concocted the nuclear bomb in 1952 and is eminent as the Father of the nuclear bomb. 

Who is the Father of Mail?Ray Tomlinson is popularly Called the Father of Email.

Questions such as these are covered in the general understanding component of the government examinations. Thus, run down the list of dads of different fields together with the sample questions given below. Candidates can also download the listing of dad’s of distinct fields in PDF format.
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The table below highlights the list of Father of unique fields. Candidates may download the list of 100+ fathers of different fields in PDF Format for advantage in prep.
S. NO.  Father of Different Fields Names
Father of Missile Program Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam (A. P. J. Abdul Kalam)
2 Father of Economics Adam Smith
3 Father of Modern Computer Alan Turing
4 Father of Relativity Albert Einstein
5 Father of DNA Fingerprinting Alec John Jeffreys


Lalji Singh (India)

6 Father of Telephone Alexander Graham Bell
7 Father of Comic Books Stan Lee (Father of Marvel Comics)

Anant Pai (Father of Indian Comics)

8 Father of Anatomy Andreas Vesalius
9 Father of Modern Chemistry Antoine Lavoisier
10 Father of Microbiology/Microscopy Antonie Philips Van Leeuwenhoek
11 Father of Comedy Aristophanes
12 Father of Biology/ Zoology/ Embryology/ Political Science Aristotle
13 Father of Sociology Auguste Comte
14 Father of Electricity Benjamin Franklin
15 Father of Paleobotany Adolphe-Theodore Brongniart


Birbal Sahni (India)

16 Father of Modern Biochemistry Carl Alexander Neuberg
17 Father of Classification/ Father of Taxonomy Carl Linnaeus
18 Father of Computer Charles Babbage
19 Father of Evolution Charles Darwin
Father of Physiology
Claude Bernard
21 Father of Cinema Dadasaheb Phalke (Dhundiraj Govind Phalke) (India)
22 Father of Modern Cinema David Wark Griffith
23 Father of Ayurveda Dhanwantari
24 Father of Periodic Table Dmitri Mendeleev
25 Father of the Indian Constitution Dr. B. R. Ambedkar (Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar)
26 Father of Vaccination/ Father of immunology Edward Jenner
27 Father of Biodiversity Edward O Wilson
28 Father of Hydrogen Bomb Edward Teller
29 Father of Geography Eratosthenes
30 Father of Nuclear Physics Ernest Rutherford
31 Father of Geometry Euclid
32 Father of Modern Finance Eugene F. Fama
33 Father of Modern Ecology Eugene P. Odum
34 Father of Humanism Francesco Petrarca
35 Father of Eugenics Francis Galton
36 Father of Scientific Management Frederick Winslow Taylor
37 Father of Gene Therapy French Anderson
38 Father of Modern Physics Galileo Galilei
39 Father of English Poetry Geoffrey Chaucer
Father of Computer Science
George Boole and Alan Turing
41 Father of Aviation George Cayley
42 Father of Railways George Stephenson
43 Father of Genetics Gregor Mendel
44 Father of Homeopathy Heinemann
45 Father of History Herodotus
46 Father of Western Medicine/Modern Medicine Hippocrates
47 Father of Blue Revolution Hiralal Chaudhari
48 Father of Nuclear (Indian Nuclear science)/Atomic Program Homi J.Bhabha
49 Father of Mutation theory Hugo De Vries
50 Father of Architecture Imhotep
51 Father of Classical mechanics Isaac Newton
52 Father of Radio Science in India J C Bose
53 Father of Civil Aviation J. R. D. Tata (Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata)
54 Father of Atom Bomb J. Robert Oppenheimer
55 Father of Modern Geology James Hutton
56 Father of the American Constitution James Madison
57 Father of Geography James Rennell
58 Father of Modern Education John Amos Comenius
59 Father of Modern Democracy John Locke
Father of Artificial Intelligence
John Mccarthy
61 Father of Robotics Joseph F. Engelberger
62 Father of Biotechnology Karl Ereky
63 Father of Blood Groups Karl Landsteiner
64 Father of Bacteriology Louis Pasteur
65 Father of Indian Phycology/ Father of Algology in India M. O. P. Iyengar (Mandayam Osuri Parthasarathy Iyengar)
66 Father of Green Revolution M. S. Swaminathan (Mankombu Sambasivan Swaminathan) (India)

Normal Borlaug

67 Father of Modern Economics

M.G.Ranade (Mahadev Govind Ranade) (Father of Indian Economics)



Paul Samuelson

68 Father of the Nation (India) Mahatma Gandhi
69 Father of Modern Economic Reforms (India) Manmohan Singh
70 Father of Nuclear Science Marie Curie and Pierre Curie
71 Father of Mobile Phone Martin Cooper
72 Father of Quantum mechanics Max Planck
73 Father of Electronics Michael Faraday
74 Father of Peasant Movement N. G. Ranga (Gogineni Ranga Nayukulu)
75 Father of Modern Political science Niccolo Machiavelli
76 Father of Modern Astronomy Nicolaus Copernicus
77 Father of the Green Revolution/Father of Agriculture Norman Ernest Borlaug
78 Father of Nuclear Chemistry Otto Hahn
79 Father of Sanskrit Grammar Panini
Father of Genetic Engineering
Paul Berg
81 Father of Agronomy Peter – De- Crescenzi
82 Father of Modern Management Peter Georg Ferdinand Drucker
83 Father of Television Philo Farnsworth
84 Father of Modern Olympic Pierre De Coubertin
85 Father of Modern Dentistry Pierre Fauchard
86 Father of Linguistic Democracy Potti Sreeramulu
87 Father of Numbers Pythagoras
88 Father of Modern India Raja Ram Mohan Roy
89 Father of Indian Ecology Ramdeo Mishra
90 Father of Email Ray Tomlinson
91 Father of Philosophy Rene Descartes
92 Father of Nanotechnology Richard Smalley
93. Father of Cytology Robert Hooke
94 Father of Thermodynamics Sadi Carnot
95 Father of India’s Communication Revolution Sam Pitroda
96 Father of New France Samuel de Champlain
97 Father of Veterinary Science Shalihotra (India)
98 Father of Psychology Sigmund Freud
99 Father of Plastic Surgery Sir Harold Gillies
Father of Civil Engineering
John Smeaton
Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya (India)
101 Father of Air Force Subroto Mukerjee (IAF)
102 Father of Surgery Sushruta
103 Father of Botany Theophrastus
104 Father of Endocrinology Thomas Addison
105 Father of White Revolution Verghese Kurien
106 Father of Space Program Vikram Sarabhai
107 Father of Pentium Chip Vinod Dham
108 Father of Internet Vint Cerf
109 Father of American Football Walter Chauncey Camp
110 Father of Psychology Wilhelm Wundt
111 Father of Blood Circulation William Harvey

Sample Questions on Father’s of Different Fields

To understand the significance of this topic it is essential to be aware of the reach of questions given in the examination paper of competitive assessments. Therefore, for candidates’ assistance, provided below are a couple of sample queries on the fathers of unique subjects replicating the type they might encounter in the exam.
Q.1. Who among the following is the Father of Bacteriology?
  1. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek
  2. Shiv Ram Kashyap
  3. Stephen Hales
  4. Louis Pasteur
 Answer (4)
2. Gregor Mendel is referred to as the father of _____?
  1. Father of Gene treatment
  2. Father of Modern Genetics
  3. Father of Genetic Engineering
  4. Father of Eugenics
Answer (2)
Q.3. The Father of biology is Aristotle and the term biology was initially used by scientists ____ in 1801.
  1. Theophrastus
  2. Robert Hooke
  3. Thomas Hunt Morgan
  4. Lamarck and Triviranus
Answer (4)
Q.4. The Father of Agriculture is Norman Borlaug, Who’s the daddy of Agronomy?
  1. J. Robert Oppenheimer
  2. Andreas Vesalius
  3. Pietro de Crescenzi
  4. George Cayley

Answer (3)


Q.5. Hugo de Vries is famous for ___?
  1. Taxonomy
  2. Mutation theory
  3. Endocrinology
  4. Modern Chemistry

Answer (2)