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FAMOUS FOUNDERS

 

 

 

Lord Robert Baden-Powell                   founded the Boy Scouts in 1908

 

“General” William Booth                   founded the Salvation Army, in 1978

 

John Wesley                    founder of the “Methodist” church.

 

Sir George Williams                    founder of the Young Men’s Christian Association (Y.M.C.A)

 

Mrs. Mary Baker Eddy                   founded the Christian Science religion

 

St Benedict                   founder of the Order of Benedictine Monks

 

Jeremy Bentham                   founder of the Utilitarian school of philosophy

 

Professor Alfred Adler                   founder of the school of Individual Psychology

 

Confucius                   founder of Chinese Philosophy

 

Dr. Sun Yat Sen                   founder of the Chinese Republic

 

William Penn                   founder of Pennsylvania, in 1682

 

Sir Thomas Raffles                   founded Singapore in 1819

 

Diego Velasquez                   founded Santiago and Havana

 

Dr. Thomas John Barnado                   founded the homes for orphans-waifs, which bear his name

 

Friedrich Wilhelm Froebel                   founder of the Kindergarten system of education

 

Sir Isaac Pitman                    found the Pitman system of Shorthand

 

Sir Francis Galton                   founded the study of Eugenics

 

Friedrich Anton Mesmer                   founded the system of Mesmerism

 

Alfred Krupp          founded the great gun factories at Essen, Germany, which is the largest in the world

 

Joseph Smith          founder of the religious sect called Mormons.

 

Sir William Smith          founded the Boys’ Brigade in 1883

 

 

 

 

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