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Founder of Islam
Muhammad
Developed theory of gravitation
Described laws of motion
Sir Isaac Newton
Founder of Christianity
Jesus Christ
Founder of Buddhism
Gautama Buddha
Chinese philosopher
Founder of Confucianism
Confucius
Disciple of Jesus
Wrote much of New Testament
St. Paul, Paul (Saul) of Tarsus
Inventor of paper
Ts'ai Lun
Developer of printing press
Invented movable type
Johann Gutenberg
Explorer
Sailed from Europe to North America
Christopher Columbus
Developed theory of relativity
Described photoelectric effect
Albert Einstein
Developed pasteurization process
Created rabies vaccine
Louis Pasteur
Astronomer
Invented telescope
Galileo Galilei
Greek philosopher
Tutored Alexander the Great
Aristotle
Father of geometry
Euclid
Delivered Ten Commandments to Jews
Led Jews out of Egypt
Moses
Described theory of evolution by natural selection
Charles Darwin
First emperor of China
Shih Huang Ti
First Roman emperor
Augustus Caesar
Astronomer
Created heliocentric model of world
Nicolaus Copernicus
Father of modern chemistry
Designed metric system
Antoine Laurent Lavoisier