Father’s of Various Fields for General Awareness

The article will talk about the Father’s of various fields that are important for the General Awareness Section of various competitive exams.

Candidates preparing for upcoming Government exams must go through the list of Father’s of different fields as general knowledge or awareness forms an important part of the syllabus of these examinations.

Who is the Father of Hydrogen Bomb? Edward Teller invented the hydrogen bomb in 1952 and is renowned as the Father of the hydrogen bomb. 

Who is the Father of Email? Ray Tomlinson is known as the Father of Email. 

Questions such as these are covered in the general knowledge part of the government exams. Therefore, run down the list of fathers of various fields along with the sample questions given below. Candidates can also download the list of father’s of different fields in PDF format.

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Father’s of Different Fields

The table below highlights the list of father’s of different fields. Candidates can download the list of 100+ father’s of various fields in PDF Format for convenience in preparation.

List of Father’s of Various Fields
Father of Different Fields Names
Father of Missile Program A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam)
Father of Economics Adam Smith
Father of Modern Computer Alan Turing
Father of Relativity Albert Einstein
Father of DNA Fingerprinting Alec John Jeffreys

Lalji Singh (India)

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

Anant Pai (Father of Indian Comics)

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

Birbal Sahni (India)

Father of Modern Biochemistry Carl Alexander Neuberg
Father of Classification/ Father of Taxonomy Carl Linnaeus
Father of Computer Charles Babbage
Father of Evolution Charles Darwin
Father of Physiology Claude Bernard
Father of Cinema Dadasaheb Phalke (Dhundiraj Govind Phalke) (India)
Father of Modern Cinema David Wark Griffith
Father of Ayurveda Dhanwantari
Father of Periodic Table Dmitri Mendeleev
Father of the Indian Constitution Dr. B. R. Ambedkar (Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar)
Father of Vaccination/ Father of immunology Edward Jenner
Father of Biodiversity Edward O Wilson
Father of Hydrogen Bomb Edward Teller
Father of Geography Eratosthenes
Father of Nuclear Physics Ernest Rutherford
Father of Geometry Euclid
Father of Modern Finance Eugene F. Fama
Father of Modern Ecology Eugene P. Odum
Father of Humanism Francesco Petrarca
Father of Eugenics Francis Galton
Father of Scientific Management Frederick Winslow Taylor
Father of Gene Therapy French Anderson
Father of Modern Physics Galileo Galilei
Father of English Poetry Geoffrey Chaucer
Father of Computer Science George Boole and Alan Turing
Father of Aviation George Cayley
Father of Railways George Stephenson
Father of Genetics Gregor Mendel
Father of Homeopathy Heinemann
Father of History Herodotus
Father of Western Medicine/Modern Medicine Hippocrates
Father of Blue Revolution Hiralal Chaudhari
Father of Nuclear (Indian Nuclear science)/Atomic Program Homi J.Bhabha
Father of Mutation theory Hugo De Vries
Father of Architecture Imhotep
Father of Classical mechanics Isaac Newton
Father of Radio Science in India J C Bose
Father of Civil Aviation J. R. D. Tata (Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata)
Father of Atom Bomb J. Robert Oppenheimer
Father of Modern Geology James Hutton
Father of the American Constitution James Madison
Father of Geography James Rennell
Father of Modern Education John Amos Comenius
Father of Modern Democracy John Locke
Father of Artificial Intelligence John Mccarthy
Father of Robotics Joseph F. Engelberger
Father of Biotechnology Karl Ereky
Father of Blood Groups Karl Landsteiner
Father of Bacteriology Louis Pasteur
Father of Indian Phycology/ Father of Algology in India M. O. P. Iyengar (Mandayam Osuri Parthasarathy Iyengar)
Father of Green Revolution M. S. Swaminathan (Mankombu Sambasivan Swaminathan) (India)

Normal Borlaug

Father of Modern Economics Paul Samuelson

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

Father of the Nation (India) Mahatma Gandhi
Father of Modern Economic Reforms (India) Manmohan Singh
Father of Nuclear Science Marie Curie and Pierre Curie
Father of Mobile Phone Martin Cooper
Father of Quantum mechanics Max Planck
Father of Electronics Michael Faraday
Father of Peasant Movement N. G. Ranga (Gogineni Ranga Nayukulu)
Father of Modern Political science Niccolo Machiavelli
Father of Modern Astronomy Nicolaus Copernicus
Father of the Green Revolution/Father of Agriculture Norman Ernest Borlaug
Father of Nuclear Chemistry Otto Hahn
Father of Sanstrik Grammar Panini
Father of Genetic Engineering Paul Berg
Father of Agronomy Peter – De- Cresenji
Father of Modern Management Peter Georg Ferdinand Drucker
Father of Television Philo Farnsworth
Father of Modern Olympic Pierre De Coubertin
Father of Modern Dentistry Pierre Fauchard
Father of Linguistic Democracy Potti Sreeramulu
Father of Numbers Pythagoras
Father of Modern India Raja Ram Mohan Roy
Father of Indian Ecology Ramdeo Mishra
Father of Email Ray Tomlinson
Father of Philosophy Rene Descartes
Father of Nanotechnology Richard Smalley
Father of Cytology Robert Hooke
Father of Thermodynamics Sadi Carnot
Father of India’s Communication Revolution Sam Pitroda
Father of New France Samuel de Champlain
Father of Veterinary Science Shalihotra (India)
Father of Psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud
Father of Plastic Surgery Sir Harold Gillies
Father of Civil Engineering John Smeaton

Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya (India)

Father of Air Force Subroto Mukerjee (IAF)
Father of Surgery Sushruta
Father of Botany Theophrastus
Father of Endocrinology Thomas Addison
Father of White Revolution Verghese Kurien
Father of Space Program Vikram Sarabhai
Father of Pentium Chip Vinod Dham
Father of Internet Vint Cerf
Father of American Football Walter Chauncey Camp
Father of Psychology Wilhelm Wundt
Father of Blood Circulation William Harvey

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List of Sports Terms List of Countries and Their Parliaments
List of Volcanoes in the World Longest Rivers Of The World
FIFA World Cup Winners Important Boundaries & Lines of the World

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Sample Questions on Father’s of Various Fields

To understand the relevance of the topic it is essential to know the scope of questions given in the exam paper of competitive exams. Hence, for candidates assistance, given below are a few sample questions on the fathers of different fields 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)

Q.2. Gregor Mendel is known as the father of _____?

  1. Father of Gene therapy
  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 first used by scientists ____ in 1801.

  1. Lamarck and Triviranus 
  2. Theophrastus
  3. Thomas Hunt Morgan
  4. Robert Hooke

Answer (1)

Q.4.  The Father of Agriculture is Norman Borlaug, who is the father of Agronomy?

  1. J. Robert Oppenheimer
  2. Andreas Vesalius
  3. Pietro de Crescenzi
  4. George Cayley

Answer (3)

Q.5. Hugo de Vries is known for ___?

  1. Taxonomy
  2. Mutation theory
  3. Endocrinology
  4. Modern Chemistry

Answer (2)

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The sample questions on fathers of various fields are for reference, candidates can check Previous Year Question Papers with solution PDF to get more clarity on the scope and difficulty level of questions asked in the general awareness section of government examinations.

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