Male Physicists

 1 Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking
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Famous As: Theoretical Physicist, Cosmologist
Birthdate: January 8, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British
Died: March 14, 2018

Stephen Hawking was an English theoretical physicist and cosmologist, who despite being afflicted motor neurone disease that severely limited his physical abilities, was able to build a phenomenally successful career. He was the first to set out a theory of cosmology explained by a union of the general theory of relativity and quantum mechanics. Hawking was ranked 25 in the BBC's poll of the 100 Greatest Britons, in 2002.

 2 Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein
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Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: March 14, 1879
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: German, American
Died: April 18, 1955
Deemed as the most influential physicist of the 20th century, the German-born physicist Albert Einstein was one of the greatest minds to have ever lived. Even his name is now synonymous with the term genius. The father of Modern Physics is credited with developing the theory of relativity and explaining the photoelectric effect. The latter won him the Nobel Prize.

 3 Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla
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Famous As: Inventor, Father of Radio
Birthdate: July 10, 1856
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Austrian, American
Died: January 7, 1943

Inventor, engineer and futurist, Nikola Tesla, is best remembered for his contribution to the development of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system. A prolific inventor, he had around 300 patents for his inventions. Even though he earned a considerable amount of money, he had poor money management skills and died a poor man.

 4 Isaac Newton

Isaac Newton
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Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: January 4, 1643
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British
Died: March 31, 1727

One of the most influential and popular scientists of all time, Sir Isaac Newton played a prominent role in our understanding of natural phenomena. He formulated the law of universal gravitation and laws of motion. He also developed the Newtonian telescope among other devices. Apart from science, Newton was also intrigued by religion, occult, and alchemy.

 5 Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei
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Famous As: Astronomer
Birthdate: February 15, 1564
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Italian
Died: January 8, 1642

An Italian astronomer, engineer, and physicist, Galileo Galilei is widely regarded as the father of observational astronomy, the father of the scientific method, the father of modern physics, and the father of modern science. He is credited with popularizing the telescope, which changed the course of history.

 6 J. Robert Oppenheimer

J. Robert Oppenheimer
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Birthdate: April 22, 1904
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: February 18, 1967

Hailed as a brilliant scientific mind, American physicist J Robert Oppenheimer, led the Manhattan Project which resulted in the development of atomic bomb during the World War II. The bombs were dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945. However, Oppenheimer was in a constant conflict over the moral issue of the weapons of mass destruction and rallied against nuclear proliferation.

 7 Richard Feynman

Richard Feynman
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Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: May 11, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: February 15, 1988

Theoretical physicist Richard Feynman won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1965, along with Julian Schwinger and Shin'ichirō Tomonaga, for his research on quantum electrodynamics. He also contributed to the development of the atomic bomb. Feyman made it to Physics World’s list of the 10 greatest physicists of all time.

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 8 Carl Sagan

Carl Sagan
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Famous As: Astronomer, Astrophysicist, Writer
Birthdate: November 9, 1934
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: December 20, 1996
Pulitzer- and Emmy-winning astrophysicist and author Carl Sagan was best known for co-writing the TV series Cosmos: A Personal Voyage. His novel Contact was adapted into a film. He was known for his extensive research on extra-terrestrial life, had taught at major universities, and written countless papers and science books.

 9 Pierre Curie

Pierre Curie
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Famous As: Nobel Laureate in Physics
Birthdate: May 15, 1859
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: French
Died: April 19, 1906

A pioneer in crystallography, radioactivity, piezoelectricity, and magnetism, Pierre Curie was a French physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics along with Henri Becquerel and Marie Curie. Despite being an atheist, Pierre Curie was fascinated by spiritualism as he believed that spiritual questions deal with physics. 

 10 Archimedes

Archimedes
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Famous As: Mathematician, Engineer, Inventor, Physicist, Astronomer
Birthdate: 0287 BC
Nationality: Greek
Died: 0212 BC

 11 Werner Heisenberg

Werner Heisenberg
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Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: December 5, 1901
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: German
Died: February 1, 1976

 12 Erwin Schrödinger

Erwin Schrödinger
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Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: August 12, 1887
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Austrian
Died: January 4, 1961

 13 Michael Faraday

Michael Faraday
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Famous As: Physicist & Chemist
Birthdate: September 22, 1791
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British
Died: August 25, 1867

 14 Avicenna

Avicenna
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Famous As: Persian Plymath
Birthdate: 0980 AD
Nationality:
Died: May 31, 1037

 15 C. V. Raman

C. V. Raman
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Famous As: Physicist, University teacher
Birthdate: November 7, 1888
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Indian
Died: November 21, 1970

 16 John G. Trump

John G. Trump
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Famous As: Scientist
Birthdate: August 21, 1907
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: February 21, 1985

 17 Leonhard Euler

Leonhard Euler
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Famous As: Mathematician, Physicist
Birthdate: April 15, 1707
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Swiss, Russian
Died: September 18, 1783

 18 Niels Bohr

Niels Bohr
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Famous As: Nobel Prize Winning Physicist
Birthdate: October 7, 1885
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Danish
Died: November 18, 1962

 19 Ronald McNair

Ronald McNair
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Famous As: Physicist, Astronaut
Birthdate: October 21, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: January 28, 1986

 20 Blaise Pascal

Blaise Pascal
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Famous As: French Mathematician, Physicist, Inventor, Writer and Catholic Philosopher
Birthdate: June 19, 1623
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: French
Died: August 19, 1662

 21 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: July 1, 1646
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: German
Died: November 14, 1716

 22 Ernest Rutherford

Ernest Rutherford
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Famous As: Physicist, Chemist
Birthdate: August 30, 1871
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: New Zealander, British
Died: October 19, 1937

 23 Carl Friedrich Gauss

Carl Friedrich Gauss
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Famous As: Mathematician, Geophysicist, Astronomer, Science writer, Physicist, Geodesist, University teacher
Birthdate: April 30, 1777
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: German
Died: February 23, 1855

 24 Robert Hooke

Robert Hooke
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: July 28, 1635
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British
Died: March 3, 1703

 25 Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 10, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Indian

 26 Vikram Sarabhai

Vikram Sarabhai
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Famous As: Scientist
Birthdate: August 12, 1919
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Indian
Died: December 30, 1971

 27 J. J. Thomson

J J Thompson
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Famous As: Physicist, Nobel Prize Winner
Birthdate: December 18, 1856
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: British
Died: August 30, 1940

 28 James Clerk Maxwell

James Clerk Maxwell
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Famous As: Scientist
Birthdate: June 13, 1831
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: British, Scottish
Died: November 5, 1879

 29 Max Planck

Max Planck
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Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: April 23, 1858
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: German
Died: October 4, 1947

 30 Thales of Miletus

Thales of Miletus
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 0626 AD
Nationality: Turkish
Died: 0548 AD

 31 Enrico Fermi

Enrico Fermi
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Famous As: Nobel Laureate in Physics
Birthdate: September 29, 1901
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Italian, American
Died: November 28, 1954

 32 Walter Lewin

Walter Lewin
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Famous As: Astronomer, University teacher, Astrophysicist, Physicist
Birthdate: January 29, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality:

 33 Paul Dirac

Paul Dirac
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Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: August 8, 1902
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British
Died: October 20, 1984

 34 Jagadish Chandra Bose

Jagadish Chandra Bose
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Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: November 30, 1858
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Indian
Died: November 23, 1937

 35 Michio Kaku

Michio Kaku
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Famous As: Theoretical physicist, Science writer, Popularizer of science, Futurist, University teacher, Non-fiction writer, Radio personality
Birthdate: January 24, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 36 Freeman Dyson

Freeman Dyson
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Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: December 15, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: British, American
Died: February 28, 2020

 37 Abdus Salam

Abdus Salam
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Famous As: Theoretical Physicist
Birthdate: January 29, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Pakistani
Died: November 21, 1996

 38 Kip Thorne

Kip Thorne
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Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: June 1, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 39 Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
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Birthdate: October 19, 1910
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Indian
Died: August 21, 1995

 40 Klaus Fuchs

Klaus Fuchs
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Famous As: Theoretical Physicist and Atomic Spy
Birthdate: December 29, 1911
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: German
Died: January 28, 1988

 41 Francis Collins

Francis Collins
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Famous As: Geneticist
Birthdate: April 14, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 42 Stephen Wolfram

Stephen Wolfram
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Famous As: Mathematician, Physicist, Computer scientist, Businessperson, University teacher, Patent inventor, Writer
Birthdate: August 29, 1959
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British

 43 Satyendra Nath Bose

Satyendra Nath Bose
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Birthdate: January 1, 1894
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Indian
Died: February 4, 1974

 44 Frédéric Joliot-Curie

Frédéric Joliot-Curie
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Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: March 19, 1900
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: French
Died: August 14, 1958

 45 Louis Slotin

Louis Slotin
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Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: December 1, 1910
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Canadian
Died: May 30, 1946

 46 Georges Lemaître

Georges Lemaître
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Famous As: Scientist & Priest
Birthdate: July 17, 1894
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Belgian
Died: June 20, 1966

 47 Vannevar Bush

Vannevar Bush
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: March 11, 1890
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: June 28, 1974

 48 Edward Teller

Edward Teller
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Birthdate: January 15, 1908
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: September 9, 2003

 49 Bernhard Caesar Einstein

Bernhard Caesar Einstein
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Famous As: Physicist, Engineer
Birthdate: July 10, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Swiss, American
Died: September 30, 2008

 50 William Shockley

William Shockley
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Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: February 13, 1910
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: August 12, 1989