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Otto Nordenskjöld

1869 - 1928

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Nils Otto Gustaf Nordenskjöld (6 December 1869 – 2 June 1928) was a Fenno-Swedish geologist, geographer, and polar explorer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Otto Nordenskjöld has received more than 77,679 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Otto Nordenskjöld is the 41st most popular geographer (down from 40th in 2019), the 290th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 289th in 2019) and the most popular Swedish Geographer.

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Among geographers, Otto Nordenskjöld ranks 41 out of 67Before him are Willem Blaeu, Alfred Hettner, Artemidorus Ephesius, Jovan Cvijić, Johann Georg Gmelin, and Pyotr Semyonov-Tyan-Shansky. After him are Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville, Marie Tharp, Inō Tadataka, Richard Hartshorne, Erich von Drygalski, and Johann Gottlieb Georgi.

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Among people born in 1869, Otto Nordenskjöld ranks 67Before him are Zinaida Gippius, Caterina Albert, Algernon Blackwood, Julius Dorpmüller, Hans Poelzig, and Stanisław Wojciechowski. After him are Yahya Muhammad Hamid ed-Din, Harvey Cushing, Richard Abegg, Prince Baudouin of Belgium, Michael von Faulhaber, and Nicolae Paulescu. Among people deceased in 1928, Otto Nordenskjöld ranks 44Before him are Hideyo Noguchi, Bernhard III, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, Léon Duguit, Antonio Abetti, Adolphe Appia, and Alvin Kraenzlein. After him are Hannah Chaplin, Ebenezer Howard, Francis Preserved Leavenworth, Hermann Sudermann, Edward Walter Maunder, and Frank Dicksee.

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Among people born in Sweden, Otto Nordenskjöld ranks 290 out of 1,612Before him are Gustav, Duke of Zweibrücken (1670), Princess Cecilia of Sweden (1540), Allan Edwall (1924), Anette Olzon (1971), Jan Troell (1931), and Pernilla August (1958). After him are Thomas Ravelli (1959), Ivar Kreuger (1880), Prince Oscar Bernadotte (1859), Mikkey Dee (1963), Jan-Ove Waldner (1965), and Christina Magdalena of the Palatinate-Zweibrücken (1616).


Among geographers born in Sweden, Otto Nordenskjöld ranks 1After him are Torsten Hägerstrand (1916).