Schwann has often been credited as the founder of modern histology.
He has had Schwann cells named after him, which he discovered while researching the nervous and muscular tissues.
In 1834 he graduated, after studying medicine, from the universities of Bonn, Wurzburg and Berlin.
was an American biologist and University Professor in the Department of Geosciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Was a German scientist from Germany who is renowned as the father of organic chemistry.
was a German organic chemist
Was an American theoretical physicist who made an important contribution to the unification of elementary particles and forces.
Was a German physicist who won the 1914 Nobel Prize in physics for his discovery of X-ray crystallography which helps in determining the arrangement of atoms in some substances.
Was a German anthropologist, pathologist, doctor, biologist, prehistorian and politician.
Was a French naturalist, cosmologist, mathematician and encyclopedic author.
A Filipino inventor and chemist.
A British surgeon and first to use antiseptic medicine.