Who’s Your Daddy?

In the  thousands of Gnus item citations over the months are dozens of people who are described as "the Father of....." or "the mother of....... The editorial board of the Gnus launched a quest to find a source for all these parents - We fondly call it "the mother of all father of......sites,  http://www.economicexpert.com/a/List:of:people:known:as:the:father:or:mother:of:something.htm  - Economic Expert.com, along with the inevitable Wikipedia. and Knowledgerush -http://www.knowledgerush.com/kr/encyclopedia/List_of_people_known_as_the_father_or_mother_of_something/     we think we got most.                                                             So here they are: scroll down

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Fathers and Mothers ofcat and baby……………

 

Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob - The "Three Fathers" (Patriarchs) of the Jewish People

•Philip Abelson - The father of the nuclear submarine

•Nikolaj Abraham Abildgaard - The father of Danish painting

•Samuel Adams - The cofather of the American Revolution

•George Agricola - The father of Mineralogy

•Steve Allen - The father of the television talk show

•Eric Allman The father of modern Internet •

Peter Artedi"father of Ichthyology".

•Philip Astley the father of modern circus.

•Mustafa Kemal Atatürk - The father of modern Turkey

•Stephen F. Austin - The father of Texas

•Stephen Moulton Babcock - The father of scientific dairying

•Johann Sebastian Bach - The father of music

•Leo Baekeland - The father of plastic

•George Bancroft - The cofather of American History

•Jose Celso Barbosa - The father of Puerto Rico's statehood movement

•Alexander Graham Bell - The father of the telephone

•Edward Bernays - The father of public relations

•William Bradford - The cofather of American History

•Tycho Brahe - The cofather of modern astronomy

•William Brown - The father of Argentinian navy

•James Busby - The father of the Australian wine industry

•Nolan Bushnell - The father of the video arcade industry

Santiago Ramon y Cajal - The father of Neuroscience

•John Calvin - The father of Protestantism

•Georg Cantor - The father of Set theory

•John Cassavetes - The father of American independent film

•Roman Baldorioty de Castro - The father of Puerto Rico's Autonomy movement

•Vinton G. Cerf - The father of the Internet

•Anton Cermak - The father of Chicago's great Democratic machine

•Jesus Colon - The father of the Nuyorican movement

•Peter Cook - The father of British satire

•Nicolaus Copernicus - The cofather of modern astronomy

•W. L. "Bill" Creech - The father of the Thunderbirds

•John Nelson Darby - The father of dispensationalism

•Sheikh Sayid Darwish - The father of Arab popular music

•William Morris Davis - The father of American geography

•De Chauliac - The father of modern surgery and hospitals

•Jose de Diego - The father of Puerto Rico's Independence movement

•Lee De Forest - self-proclaimed "father of radio" (inventor of Audion amplifier tube, a key element).

•Democritus - The father of atomic theory

•René Descartes - The father of modern philosophy

•Diophantus - The father of Algebra

•Walt Disney - The father of Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Disneyland, and Disney Studios of animation

•A. Santos Dumont - The father of aviation

•Allen B. Dumont - The father of modern TV

•John Boyd Dunlop - The father of the modern tire

•Albert Einstein - The father of the Theory of Relativity

•Quintus Ennius - The father of Roman poetry

•Brian Eno - The father of ambient music

•Robert Ettinger - The father of cryonics

•Luis A. Ferré - The father of the movement for Puerto Rican statehood

•Reginald Fessenden - The father of radio broadcasting

•Alexander Fleming - The father of penicillin

•Marie-Jean-Pierre Flourens - The father of experimental brain research

•Charles Fort - The father of modern Paranormalism

•Gottlob Frege - The father of modern mathematical logic and analytic philosophy

•Sigmund Freud - The father of psychoanalysis

•Galileo Galilei - The father of modern astronomy and of the scientific method of modern science

•Gandhi - The father of the nation of India

•Josip Generalic - The father of naive art

•Flavio Gioja - The father of scientific navigation

•Robert Goddard - The father of rocketry

•Gorgias - The father of systematic study of rhetoric

•James Gosling - The father of the Java programming language

•Ben Graham - The father of modern Security Analysis

•Thomas Graham - The father of colloid chemistry

•David Wark Griffith - The father of film grammar

•WC Handy - The father of the blues

•Ben Harney - The father of ragtime

•Joseph Haydn - The father of the modern orchestra

•Jim Henson - The father of the Muppets

•Herodotus - The father of history

•Herophilus - The cofather of anatomy

•William Herschel - The cofather of modern astronomy

•Theodor Herzl - The father of modern secular Zionism

•Hippocrates - The father of medicine

•Reimar Horten - the father of aircraft stealth technology

•Emperor Hung Vuong I - The father of Viet Vo Dao martial arts

•James Hutton - The father of modern geology

•Abraham Jacobi - The father of pediatrics

•Fredrick Jahn - The father of gymnastics

•Bill James - The father of Sabermetrics

•Thomas Jefferson - The father of archaeology

•Theodore Judah - The father of the First Transcontinental Railroad (North America)

•Karadjordje - The father of Serbia

•Kaysone Phomvihane - The founding father of the modern, liberated Lao nation

•Mustafa Kemal - The father of modern Turkey

•Johannes Kepler - The cofather of modern astronomy

•Soren Kierkegaard - The father of existentialism

•William Kirby - The father of entomology

•Abraham Kuyper - The father of Dutch neo-Calvinism

•Jack LaLanne - The godfather of fitness

•Sydney M. Lamb - The father of stratificational grammar

•Lancist - The father of clinical medicine

•Antoine Lavoisier - The father of modern chemistry

•Jacques-Donatien Le Ray - The French cofather of the American Revolution

•Hellmut Lehmann-Haupt - The father of bibliography

•John Lennard-Jones - The father of modern computational chemistry

•J.C.R. Licklider - The father of artificial intelligence

•Carolus Linnaeus - The father of systematics

•Joseph Lister - The father of modern antisepsis

•Raymond Loewy - The father of industrial design

•Professor Longhair - The father of funk

•Ivan Lupis - The father of the torpedo

•Martin Luther - The father of the Lutheran Church

•Niccolo Machiavelli - The father of Machiavellian philosophy

•James Madison - The father of the United States Constitution

•Ramon Magsaysay - The father of civic action in the Philippines

•Carl Oscar Malm - The father of Finnish Sign Language

•Marcello Malpighi - The father of comparative physiology

•Thomas Malthus - The father of the Malthusian Theory on Population

•Herbert Marcuse - The father of the New Left

•Karl Marx - The father of Marxism

•George Mason - The father of the Bill of Rights

•John McLoughlin - The father of Oregon (by vote of the Oregon legislature)

•George E. McNeill - The father of the eight hour work day

•Gregor Mendel - The father of genetics

•Spike Milligan - The father of modern British comedy

•Billy Mitchell - The father of United States Air Force

•Andrija Mohorovicic - The father of seismology

•Bill Monroe - The father of Bluegrass music

•Claudio Monteverdi - The father of opera

•Robert Moon - The father of the ZIP code

•Muddy Waters - The father of Chicago blues

•Johannes Peter Muller - The father of modern physiology

•John von Neumann - The father of game theory

•Isaac Newton - The cofather of modern astronomy

•Abu Nidal - "The father of ( Arab) struggle"

•Sondre Norheim - The father of skiing

•Hermann Oberth - The father of space flight

•J. Robert Oppenheimer - The father of the atomic bomb

•Fredrik Pacius - The father of Finnish music

•Henry Parkes - The father of Australian Federation

•Louis Pasteur - The father of bacteriology

•Charles Peirce - The father of modern semiotics

•Don Pendleton - The father of action adventure novels

•Eduard Slavoljub Penkala - The father of the ink pen

•Phan Boi Chau - The cofather of modern Vietnamese nationalism

•Phan Chu Trinh - The cofather of modern Vietnamese nationalism

•Jozef Pilsudski - The grandfather of the modern Poles

•Camille Pissarro - The father of Impressionism

•Henri Poincaré - The father of Topology

•Christopher Polhem - The father of Swedish engineering

•Casimir Pulaski - The father of the United States Army Cavalry

•Pythagoras - The father of numbers

•Damrong Rajanubhab - The father of the Thai history, educational system, modern health system and provincial administration

•S. R. Ranganathan - The father of library science in India

•Regiomontanus - The cofather of modern astronomy

•Mikolaj Rej - The father of Polish literature

•Hyman G. Rickover The father of the United States Nuclear Navy

•Louis Riel - The father of Manitoba

•Jimmie Rodgers - The father of country music

•Jean-Jacques Rousseau - The father of Romanticism

•Paul Sandby - The father of English watercolor painting

•Ferdinand de Saussure - The father of modern linguistics

•Moritz Schlick - The father of logical positivism

•Ivan Schwartz - The father of the airplane (Croatia)

•Junípero Serra - The father of California

•Ambrose Sevier - The father of Arkansas Statehood

•King Mohammed Zahir Shah - The father of the nation of Afghanistan

•Claude E. Shannon - The father of information theory

•Adam Smith - The father of modern economics

•Shinji Sogo - The father of the Bullet Train, the Shinkansen

•Niels Steensen - The father of geology

•John C. Stennis - The father of the modern United States Navy

•Georg Stiernhielm - The father of Swedish poetry

•Sun Yat-sen - The father of the nation of the Republic of China

•Alejandro Tapia y Rivera - The father of Puerto Rican literature

•Manuel Gregorio Tavarez - The father of the Puerto Rican Danzas

•Edward Teller - The father of the hydrogen bomb

•Tertullian - The father of the Western Church

•Nikola Tesla - The father of  wireless telagraphy

•LaMarcus Adna Thompson - The "Father of Gravity" or "Father of the Gravity Ride" (i.e. the rollercoaster)

•J. R. R. Tolkien - The father of the modern high fantasy genre

•Franjo barun Trenk - The father of military music

•Leon Trotsky - The father of the Red Army (army of the USSR)

•Andre Thi Truong - The father of the personal computer

•Konstantin Tsiolkovsky - The father of astronautics

•Charles Tupper - The father of Canadian Confederation

•Alan Turing - The father of computer science

•Paolo Uccello - The father of the art of perspective

•Rustom Jal Vakil - The father of modern cardiology

•Edgard Varèse - The father of electronic music

•Andreas Vesalius - The cofather of anatomy

•Carl Vinson - The father of the two-ocean navy of the United States Navy

•Faust Vrancic - The father of the parachute

•John Wanamaker - The father of the U.S. department store

•George Washington - The father of the United States of America

•John B. Watson - The father of behaviorism

•Isaac Watts - The father of English Hymnody

•Arthur Gordon Webster - The father of the American Physical Society

•Alfred Wegener - The father of plate tectonics

•President Woodrow Wilson - The father of the League of Nations

•Johann Winckelmann - The cofather of archaeology

•Wright brothers - The fathers of aviation

•Wilhelm Wundt - The father of modern psychology

•Rouzbeh Yassini - The father of the cable modem

•Eliezer Ben-Yehuda - The father of the modern Hebrew language spoken in Israel

 

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•Jane Addams - The mother of Social Work

•Susan B. Anthony - "The Mother of Us All" (title of Virgil Thomson/ Gertrude Stein opera)

•Isadora Duncan - The mother of modern dance

•Fatima Jinnah - Mother of the Nation of Pakistan

•Mary Harris Jones or Mother Jones - The "Grandmother of All Agitators".

•Winnie Madikizela-Mandela - The "mother of the nation" (of post-Apartheid South Africa)

•Mary- The mother of Jesus

•Lillian Moller Gilbreth - The mother of modern management

Florence Nightingale - The mother of modern nursing

•Phoebe Palmer - The mother of the holiness movement

•Sarah, Rebekah, Rachel and Leah - The "Four Mothers" (Matriarchs) of the Jewish people

•Alice Waters - The mother of California cuisine

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