Famous People From Japan
Find out more about the greatest Japanese Scientists, including Shigeru Miyamoto, Satoru Iwata, Masatoshi Koshiba, Leo Esaki and Shinya Yamanaka.
Shigeru MiyamotoShigeru Miyamoto
16 November 1952
Video Game Designer, Artist
Hideki Yukawa Hideki Yukawa
23 January 1907
Physicist

Susumu TonegawaSusumu Tonegawa
06 September 1939
Immunologist, Molecular Biologist

Kenichi Fukui Kenichi Fukui
04 October 1918
Chemist

Sin'ichirō TomonagaSin-Itiro Tomonaga
31 March 1906
Physicist

Patrick ShyuPatrick Shyu
 
Computer-animation Artist
Shinya YamanakaShinya Yamanaka
04 September 1962
Biologist, Physician, Professor

Yukihiro MatsumotoYukihiro Matsumoto
14 April 1965
Computer scientist, Engineer, Scientist,

Shuji NakamuraShuji Nakamura
22 May 1954
Physicist, Engineer, Inventor, Professor

Yoichiro NambuYoichiro Nambu
18 January 1921
American-Japanese physicist
Leo EsakiLeo Esaki
12 March 1925
Physicist

Osamu ShimomuraOsamu Shimomura
27 August 1928
Chemist, Biochemist, Professor
Isamu AkasakiIsamu Akasaki
30 January 1929
Physicist, University teacher, Scientist

Koichi TanakaKoichi Tanaka
03 August 1959
Chemist, University teacher

Masatoshi KoshibaMasatoshi Koshiba
19 September 1926
Physicist, University teacher
Hideki ShirakawaHideki Shirakawa
20 August 1936
Japanese chemist

Shigefumi MoriShigefumi Mori
23 February 1951
Mathematician, University teacher
Yoshiki SasaiYoshiki Sasai
05 March 1962
Biologist, University teacher, Physician

Toshihide MaskawaToshihide Maskawa
17 February 1940
theoretical physicist, professor, physicist

Makoto KobayashiMakoto Kobayashi
07 April 1944
theoretical physicist, physicist
Ryoji NoyoriRyoji Noyori
03 September 1938
Japanese chemist

Akira SuzukiAkira Suzuki
12 September 1930
chemist, professor