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  • Who is from Budapest and described as the "savior of mothers"? (Ignaz Semmelweis)
  • I introduced the categorical imperative concept in philosophy (Immanuel Kant)

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I developed one of the most famous models of the atom, where the electrons are represented as revolving in orbit around the atomic nucleus. (Niels Bohr)

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I created the first institution of higher learning. (Plato)

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In my city Königsberg there were seven bridges. (Euler)

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I lesser famous developer of calculus - Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz

I ordered all matter in rows and columns - Dmitri Mendeleev

The destructive project I lead made me compare myself to the hindu god Shiva - Robert Oppenheimer

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While my work would come to dominate the field of psychotherapy, I'm only remembered by name today. (Sigmund Freud)

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I discovered galaxies and formulated a law on the expansion of the universe. (Edwin Hubble)

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I invented the dynamite and gave name to a famous prize (Alfred Nobel).

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I think so I am (Descartes). 

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I provided a way of determining if a theory is scientific (Karl Popper)

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I am the best known author of the Iliad and the Odyssey. (Homer)

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I killed one of my students for proving me wrong - Pythagoras

I loved physics almost as much as I loved the bongos - Feynman

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My artificial nose was more likely made of brass than silver or gold which was widely believed while I lived (Tycho Brahe)

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I don't believe that scientific induction is a valid proof (David Hume)

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I am a german mathematician who contributed a lot to many fields, such as number theory, algebra and statistics. I am sometimes referred to as the greatest mathematician since antiquity. (Carl Friedrich Gauss)

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I am known for my triangle, which is used to calculate binomial coefficients. (Blaise Pascal)

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I am an Indian physicists who carried out a ground breaking work in light scattering and was the first Indian to win Nobel prize. (C V Raman)

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Known for the widely quoted statement "God is dead"  (Friedrich Nietzsche)

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Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire. (Confucius, 551-479 BC)

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