Turkish inventors, their inventions and famous products of Turkey
The Most Famous Turkish
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He was born in 1389 and he died in
1459. He was the teacher of Fatih
Sultan Mehmet(Mehmed the
Conqueror), philosopher and a
He discovered the germ before
microscope was discovered. He
explained germ “Ilnesses spreads
person to person with very little living
creatures which we can’t see” So he
explained the “germ”.
Prof.Dr. Behram Kurşunoğlu was from Trabzon.
He wa a genius scientist and he was called
“Turkish Einstein”. He worked on Modern
Quantum Theory. He was one of the famous
physicist of the world.
He was born in 973 and died in 1051.
He was the first man who discovered rotation of
the earth around its own axis . Also he was the
first scientist who talked about the existence of
America, Japan and Cape of Good Hope. He had
books about Maths, Geology, Geography,
Medicine, Philosophy, Physics, Astronomy.
Cabir Bin Hayyan
He was a prominent : a Chemist and alchemist,
astronomer and astroleger, engineer, geographer,
philosopher, physicist, and pharmacist and
physician. He was the first discoverer of the idea
of atom bomb.
And he explained
“the atomic fission”
1200 years ago.
Cahit Arf was born in 1910 and died in 1997. He
is famous for algebra around the world.
In mathmatics, the Arf invariant
of a nonsingular quadratic form
over a field of characteristic 2 was
defined by Turkish mathematician
Cahit Arf .
He was the firt Turk who made the automatic
devices. He was an engineer and scientist. He
was the founder of cybernetics and made the
earliest robots. He made machines which worked
by the help of water and machanical aquipments.
Fatih Sultan Mehmet
(Mehmed the Conqueror)
He was an inventor as well as a Sultan of Ottaman
Empire. When he conquered Istanbul, he
invented the mortar. The mortar called “Şahi” was
the first mortar in the history.
Mahmut Gazi Yaşargil
Mahmut Gazi Yaşargil is a Turkish medical
scientist and neurosurgeon. He was born in 1925.
He is the founder of microneurosurgery. Yaşargil
treated epilepsy and brain tumors with
instruments of his own design.
He was the Turkish mathmatician, astronomer and
geographer who wrote a book about algebra at the
He was the founder of algebra.
The word “algebra(cebir)” was
used in his book (El Kitab’ül Muhtasar
Fi Hisab’il Cebri ve’l Mukabele )
at the first time.
Also he was the first mathmatician
who discovered “zero” and
used x unknown quantity.
Today, programming language of the computers
are written consedering algorithmic method of Harezmi.
HEZARFEN AHMET ÇELEBİ
He was the first man who could fly with the wings
which he improved. He lived in 17th century
during Ottoman Age. He flew from Galata tower
to Üsküdar. He flew over the Bosphorus. He was
the pioner of gliding.
He was the great architect who has architectural
mystery which still can not be solved. He had a
practical intelligent so he put the biggest cupolas
on the four columns. He discovered the rail
system which is used for buildings to make them
steady. Selimiye Mosque is the mastership of
He was the admiral of Ottoman Naval Force and
world wide known geographer and cartographer.
He drew the first world map which is nearly same
as the maps nowadays. He was famous for the
map which shows the America with details.
Surviving fragment of the first World
Map of Piri Reis (1513)
Surviving fragment of the second World
Map of Piri Reis (1528)
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