Carl O. Sauer

1889 - 1975

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Carl Ortwin Sauer (December 24, 1889 – July 18, 1975) was an American geographer. Sauer was a professor of geography at the University of California at Berkeley from 1923 until becoming professor emeritus in 1957. He has been called "the dean of American historical geography" and he was instrumental in the early development of the geography graduate school at Berkeley. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl O. Sauer has received more than 163,720 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Carl O. Sauer is the 60th most popular geographer, the 6,250th most popular biography from United States and the 5th most popular American Geographer.

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Among geographers, Carl O. Sauer ranks 60 out of 67Before him are Anton Friedrich Büsching, John Walter Gregory, Adolf Stieler, Torsten Hägerstrand, Curt von François, and Ellsworth Huntington. After him are Ellen Churchill Semple, Doreen Massey, Yuly Shokalsky, Arnold Henry Guyot, John Speed, and Thomas Griffith Taylor.

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Among people born in 1889, Carl O. Sauer ranks 181Before him are Anita Loos, Adrian Boult, Balthasar van der Pol, Charles Reidpath, Teresa de la Parra, and Pearl White. After him are Tryggvi Þórhallsson, Dirk Coster, Arnulf Øverland, Wesley Ruggles, Conrad Aiken, and Thomas Hart Benton. Among people deceased in 1975, Carl O. Sauer ranks 169Before him are Piero Dusio, Charles Reidpath, Tajuddin Ahmad, Victor Marijnen, Bas Jan Ader, and Erico Verissimo. After him are Boris Babochkin, Marc Wright, Erzsébet Schaár, Paul Montel, László Németh, and W. V. D. Hodge.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Carl O. Sauer ranks 6,250 out of 15,968Before him are Kane Hodder (1955), Jenette Goldstein (1960), Kate Bosworth (1983), Melinda Clarke (1969), Joe Morello (1928), and Laura Leighton (1968). After him are Mona Simpson (1957), Michael Paul Chan (1950), L. J. Smith (1965), Savanna Samson (1967), D. B. Woodside (1969), and Henry Lee III (1756).

Among GEOGRAPHERS In United States

Among geographers born in United States, Carl O. Sauer ranks 5Before him are William Morris Davis (1850), Marie Tharp (1920), Richard Hartshorne (1899), and Ellsworth Huntington (1876). After him are Ellen Churchill Semple (1863) and Henry Schoolcraft (1793).