History

History

CURIOSITIES:

Vasco da Gama - Researcher of sea route to India

Vasco da Gama – Researcher of sea route to India
 
 
 


Real North America discoverer - Christopher ColumbusReal North America discoverer - Leif Eriksson

Real North America discoverer
 
 


Human beauty ideal - Man inscribed in circle and square - Homo quadratus - Leonardo da Vinci

Human beauty ideal – Man inscribed in circle and square
 
 
 


Iran military situation - Map of Iran

Iran military situation – After the end of World War II
 
 
 


Brothers West - Portrait of the two Will Wests

Brothers West – Dactyloscopy and anthropometry
 
 
 
 


Isaac Newton

Isaac Newton – English physicist and mathematician
 
 
 


Christian Doppler

Christian Doppler – Austrian physicist and mathematician
 
 
 
 


Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein – German – Jewish physicist
 
 


Catastrophic whirlwind - Tri-State_State_Tornado_Damage_Longfellow_School_2Catastrophic whirlwind - Tri-State_Tornado_Damage_Baptist_Church_at_Murphysboro,_ILCatastrophic whirlwind - 1925 tornado-p2o-b

Catastrophic whirlwind – Strongest tornado

 


Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin - Soviet cosmonaut

Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin – Soviet cosmonaut

 


Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei – Philosopher, physicist, astronomer
 
 


Luigi Galvani

Luigi Galvani – Italian physicist, physician, physiologist
 
 
 


Thomas Alva Edison

Thomas Alva Edison – American light bulb inventor
 
 


Werner Karl Heisenberg

Werner Karl Heisenberg – German physicist, philosopher, quantum mechanic
 
 
 
 


Maria Curie-Sklodowska - Polish PhD in physics

Maria Curie-Sklodowska – Polish PhD in physics
 
 
 


Otto Hahn - German physical chemistOtto Hahn - German physical chemist

Otto Hahn – German physical chemist
 
 
 
 


First human heart transplant - management Christiaan BarnardFirst human heart transplant - management Christiaan Barnard

First human heart transplant – management Christiaan Barnard
 
 
 


Charles Lutwidge Dodgson

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson – British mathematician, logician, writer
 
 


First photographing method - invention of daguerreotype

First photographing method – Invention of daguerreotype
 
 
 
 


Albert Schweitzer - French theologian, philosopher, physician

Albert Schweitzer – French theologian, philosopher, physician
 
 
 


First Winter Olympics - Chamonix in the French Alps

First Winter Olympics – Chamonix in the French Alps
 
 


First treatment raw penicillin - The general pattern of penicillins

First treatment raw penicillin – Bactericidal effect discovery
 
 


Ancient Persia wells - archaeological research in Iran

Ancient Persia wells – Archaeological research in Iran
 
 
 
 


John Harrison - English carpenter and watchmaker

John Harrison – English carpenter and watchmaker
 
 
 


Wilhelm Roentgen

Wilhelm Roentgen – German physicist
 
 


Max Planck

Max Planck – German physicist
 
 
 


Guglielmo Marconi - Italian inventor of radio

Guglielmo Marconi – Italian inventor of radio
 
 
 


Disaster RMS Titanic - British liner sank - RMS Titanic 2.04.1912 r.Disaster RMS Titanic - British liner sank - Titanic sailing route

Disaster RMS Titanic – British liner sank
 
 


Chernobyl Disaster - Accident in nuclear power plant

Chernobyl Disaster – Accident in nuclear power plant
 
 


Provided solar eclipse - Thales of Miletus

Provided solar eclipse – Made by Thales of Miletus
 
 
 
 


Nicolaus Copernicus

Nicolaus Copernicus – Heliocentric vision of universe
 
 
 


Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit's House in Poland, Gdansk, Ogarna 95

Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit – Thermometer inventor
 
 


Pierre Curie - French physicist

Pierre Curie – French physicist
 
 
 
 


First climbed Mount Everest - Hillary and Norgay climbing route - map, 1953

First climbed Mount Everest – Hillary, Norgay expedition
 
 


First human vehicle - Old wooden sledge

First human vehicle – Sledge used to carry loads
 
 


Antimalarial effective drug - isolated Quinine

Antimalarial effective drug – Isolated Quinine
 
 


Jean Baptiste de Lamarck

Jean Baptiste de Lamarck – French biologist
 
 


John Dalton - English physicist, chemist, meteorologist

John Dalton – English physicist, chemist, meteorologist
 
 
 


Alexander Fleming - discoverer of penicillin

Alexander Fleming – Discoverer of penicillin
 
 
 


Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov - zoologist and microbiologist

Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov – Zoologist and microbiologist
 
 
 


Charles Darwin - English naturalist

Charles Darwin – English naturalist
 
 
 


Carl Friedrich Gauss - mathematician, physicist, astronomer

Carl Friedrich Gauss – Mathematician, physicist, astronomer
 
 


Hans von Euler-Chelpin - Swedish chemist and biochemist

Hans von Euler-Chelpin – Swedish chemist and biochemist
 
 
 


Robert Oppenheimer - American physicist

Robert Oppenheimer – American physicist
 
 
 


Abraham Ortelius - geographer, cartographerAbraham Ortelius - Map of Europe, 1595Abraham Ortelius - Map of Africa, 1570Abraham Ortelius - Map of Americas, 1587

Abraham Ortelius – Geographer, cartographer
 
 
 


William Harvey - anatomist and physiologist

William Harvey – Anatomist and physiologist
 
 
 


Johannes Stark - specialist of electrical discharges in gases

Johannes Stark – Electrical discharges in gases
 
 
 
 


Vere Gordon Childe - researcher anthropologist of Neolithic era

Vere Gordon Childe – Researcher of Neolithic era
 
 
 


Melvin Ellis Calvin - specialist of photosynthesis, catalysis, molecular structure

Melvin Ellis Calvin – American physical chemist
 
 
 


Wilhelm Friedrich Ostwald - founder of modern physical chemistry

Wilhelm Friedrich Ostwald – Modern physical chemist
 
 
 


Ignacy Domeyko - Mineralogical, geological researcher of Chile

Ignacy Domeyko – Mineralogical researcher of Chile
 
 
 


Johann Gregor Mendel - Augustinian order member

Johann Gregor Mendel – Augustinian order member
 
 
 


Maria Curie-Sklodowska - precursor of radiochemistry and radioactivity

Maria Curie-Sklodowska – Radiochemistry, radioactivity precursor
 
 
 


Antonie van Leeuwenhoek - first microscope creator

Antonie van Leeuwenhoek – First microscope creator
 
 
 


Pierre Larousse - Creator of 15-volume Encyclopedia

Pierre Larousse – Creator of 15-volume Encyclopedia
 
 
 


Alfred Nobel - scientist, industrialist, inventor

Alfred Nobel – Scientist, industrialist, inventor
 
 


Louis Lumiere - pioneer of world cinematography

Louis Lumiere – Pioneer of world cinematography
 
 


William Edward Boeing - pioneer of aviation, designer and pilot

William Edward Boeing – Aviation pioneer, designer, pilot
 
 
 


Alfred Tarski - Polish mathematician, philosopher

Alfred Tarski – Polish mathematician, philosopher
 
 


James Clark Ross - British officer, explorer, discoverer

James Clarke Ross – Officer, explorer, discoverer
 
 
 


Napoleon Cybulski - Polish pioneer of endocrinology and EEG

Napoleon Cybulski – Endocrinology and EEG pioneer
 
 
 


Max Theiler - Discoverer of vaccine against yellow fever

Max Theiler – Vaccine against yellow fever discoverer
 
 
 


Antoni Lesniowski - Polish surgeon

Antoni Lesniowski – Polish surgeon
 
 
 


Alexander Jagiellon

Alexander Jagiellon – Crowned in Wawel Cathedral
 
 
 


Brothers Montgolfier - constructors of first baloon - Jacques Etienne MontgolfierBrothers Montgolfier - constructors of first baloon - Joseph MontgolfierBrothers Montgolfier - constructors of first baloon - Brothers Montgolfier baloon

Brothers Montgolfier – Constructors of first baloon
 
 


St. Petersburg declaration - Petersburg

St. Petersburg declaration
 
 


Ancient Greek writing method - Boustrophedon

Ancient Greek writing method
 
 


Tadeusz Rejtan

Tadeusz Rejtan – Polish patriot
 
 
 


First mirrors - Neolithic mirrors of obsidian

First mirrors – Neolithic mirrors of obsidian
 
 


First electric elevator - New York City, Manhattan (2013)

First electric elevator – Skyscrapers transport
 
 


Oldest elevator in Poland - Freedom Square in Poznan, Poland

Oldest elevator in Poland
 
 


First dentists - Dental surgery

First dentists – Appeared in ancient Egypt
 
 


First underground railway - Fowlers Ghost Locomotive

First underground railway – London Underground
 


Migration map - Map of migration from Africa to Europe

Migration map – Human move from Africa to Europe
 
 


Fifth taste - Kikunae Ikeda

Fifth taste – Japanese psychophysics discovery
 
 
 


Vikings washing - Vikings fight

Vikings washing – Once a week
 
 


When established chemotherapy - Sidney Farber (1903 - 1973)

When established chemotherapy
 
 
 
 


First blood transfusion - Jean-Baptiste DenysFirst blood transfusion - Richard Lower

First blood transfusion
 
 
 


Prehistoric human - Human

Prehistoric human – Research of male Y chromosome
 
 
 


False oil forecasts history - Oil District, Los Angeles

False oil forecasts history – Fear of oil shortage
 


Oil industry collapse fears - Extraction of oil

Oil industry collapse fears
 
 


Egyptian pharaohs genetic analysis - NefertitiEgyptian pharaohs genetic analysis - AkhenatenEgyptian pharaohs genetic analysis - Tutankhamen

Egyptian pharaohs genetic analysis
 
 
 
 


Most famous Polish Egyptologist - prof. Kazimierz Michałowski

Most famous Polish Egyptologist
 
 
 


First elevator - "Archimedes" - Domenico Fetti

First elevator – Raised by pulley – hand reel
 
 
 


Cheops pyramid - Pyramids of Egypt

Cheops pyramid – Pyramids of Egypt
 
 


Richard Feynman - Richard Feynman and Robert Oppenheimer at Los Alamos

Richard Feynman – Hiding in nanotechnologies
 
 


Barcode - invention of laser system

Barcode – Invention of laser system
 


Alcohol creation location - Drinking wine from crystal glass

Alcohol creation location – Oldest alcoholic beverage
 
 
 


Chessboard origin - Pawns on chessboard

Chessboard origin – Chess arose in the Far East
 
 


Soviet aspirations towards Denmark - Denmark Map

Soviet aspirations towards Denmark
 
 
 


Continent after war - Germany, Waldenburg 1945

Continent after war – Europe at end of World War II
 
 
 


Mishmash always cabbage ? - Mishmash

Mishmash always cabbage ?
 
 


Pope changes name - Pope Francis (20-03-2013)

Pope changes name – Direction of pontificate
 
 
 


Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso – Spanish artist
 
 
 


Fight for fresh breath - Illustration from The Defective Delinquent and Insane

Fight for fresh breath
 
 
 


Church over crossroads - Church in Nowy Dwor, Jedwabno, Poland

Church over crossroads
 
 


Taxed service - Ch.J.Chaplin - After the Ball

Taxed service – Referring to census of 1659
 
 
 
 


British Labour Party director - Ed Miliband (2007)

British Labour Party director – Ed Miliband family
 
 
 
 


Alaska sale - Location Alaska

Alaska sale – Russian tsar Alexander II contract
 


Last guillotine convict execution - Guillotine models

Last guillotine convict execution
 
 


Polonaise dancing places - Teofil Kwiatkowski - Chopin's Polonaise - Ball in Hotel Lambert in Paris, France

Polonaise dancing places
 


Neolithic swastikas - Sican Vessel in the Huaca Rajada Site Museum

Neolithic swastikas – Oldest from the fifth century BC
 
 
 


Winners award - A.Hitler, H.Goering, J.Goebbels, R.Hess

Winners award – A. Eichmann during the trial in 1961
 


Cartel planned aging products - Geneva, Switzerland, 2005

Cartel planned aging products – Collusion in 1924
 
 


Morris Worm - Robert Morris while receiving a degree at Cornell University

Morris Worm – First computer worm
 
 
 


Robert Morris

Robert Morris – First person convicted of cybercrime
 
 


Egyptian catacombs contains dog mummies - Anubis standingEgyptian catacombs contains dog mummies - Cairo Egyptian Museum

Egyptian catacombs – Contains dog mummies
 
 
 
 
 


First public railway line - The Rocket the First Engine made by Geo. Stephenson, 1829

First public railway line – The Rocket locomotive
 
 


Vesuvius remains active

Vesuvius remains active – Volcano near Naples
 
 


Bluetooth Logo - Harald Blatand (Roskilde Domkirke)Bluetooth Logo

Bluetooth Logo – It is the rune of Harald Blatand