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Relating to public figures or personalities, celebrities or otherwise, who have made significant progress in their particular professional field, or who have helped or influenced wider society to an outstanding degree.

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Pyotr Shirshov

People; Scientists

Pyotr Shirshov, hydrobiologist, participant of many arctic expeditions including the first drifting ice station, North Pole-1, researched plankton in polar regions and proved ...

Nikolai Vavilov

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Nikolai Vavilov, botanist and geneticist, gathered the world's largest collection of plant seeds, identified the centres of origin of main cultivated plants

Galileo Galilei

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Galileo Galilei (15 February 1564–8 January 1642), an Italian physicist,astronomer, mathematician, and philosopher who played a major role in the Scientific Revolution. He is ...

Isaac Newton

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Sir Isaac Newton (January 4, 1643 - March 31, 1727), an English mathematician, physicist, astronomer, alchemist, and natural philosopher who is generally regarded as one of the ...

Charles Darwin

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Charles Robert Darwin FRS (12 February 1809 – 19 April 1882), an English naturalist. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestry, and ...

Marie Curie

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Marie Curie, a Polish-born physicist and chemist who lived in France. She was a pioneer in the field of radioactivity, the first person awarded two Nobel Prizes, and the first ...

Leonardo da Vinci

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Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1519), an Italian polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, ...