HISTORY'S HEROES (90 person items)
"Aristotle (384–322 BCE) was a Greek philosopher and scientist born in Stagira of Chalkidiki. At eighteen, he joined Plato's Academy in Athens. Shortly after Plato died, Aristotle left Athens and, asked by Philip of Macedon, he tutored Alexander the Great starting from 343 BCE. According to the Encyclopædia Britannica, "Aristotle was the first genuine scientist in history ... every scientist is in his debt.""