List of persons considered father or mother of a field

"Revisions and additions are welcome; please only include historical figures." The following is a list of significant men and women known, following the now largely-discredited great man theory, for being the father, mother, or considered the founders in a field, listed by category. In some fields the title of being the "father" is debatable.

Church

Economics

ciences

ports

Transport

See also

* List of inventors
* Father of medicare
* Founders of statistics

References


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