List of female scientists before the 21st century  

From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia

(Redirected from List of female scientists)
Jump to: navigation, search

Related e

Google
Wikipedia
Wiktionary
Wiki Commons
Wikiquote
Wikisource
YouTube
Shop


Featured:
Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
Enlarge
Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

Women in science have made significant contributions to scientific thought and practice since antiquity.


Contents

Antiquity

  • Agamede, (12th century BCE), physician
  • Aglaonike, (unknown), the first woman astronomer in Ancient Greece
  • Agnodike, (4th century BCE), the first woman physician to practice legally in Athens
  • Arate of Cyrene, (5th - 4th centuries BCE), natural and moral philosopher
  • En Hedu'Anna (circa 2354 BCE)
  • Hypatia of Alexandria, (370 - 415), mathematician and astronomer
  • Mary the Jewess, (1st or 2nd century CE), alchemist
  • Theano (6th century BCE), philosopher, mathematician and physician

Middle Ages

15th to 17th centuries

18th century

19th century

20th century

See also





Unless indicated otherwise, the text in this article is either based on Wikipedia article "List of female scientists before the 21st century" or another language Wikipedia page thereof used under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License; or on original research by Jahsonic and friends. See Art and Popular Culture's copyright notice.

Personal tools