Richard Hartshorne

1899 - 1992

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Richard Hartshorne (; December 12, 1899 – November 5, 1992) was a prominent American geographer, and professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, who specialized in economic and political geography and the philosophy of geography. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Hartshorne has received more than 95,096 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Richard Hartshorne is the 50th most popular geographer (down from 45th in 2019), the 4,039th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,784th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular American Geographer.

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Among geographers, Richard Hartshorne ranks 50 out of 86Before him are Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville, Marie Tharp, Abu Muhammad al-Hasan al-Hamdani, Jan Janssonius, Yi-Fu Tuan, and Inō Tadataka. After him are Giovanni Battista Ramusio, Arnold Henry Guyot, Pedro Reinel, Hans Meyer, Yves Lacoste, and Johann Gottlieb Georgi.

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Among people born in 1899, Richard Hartshorne ranks 152Before him are František Tomášek, Sára Salkaházi, Susannah Mushatt Jones, Suryakant Tripathi, Fritz von Opel, and Joseph Guillemot. After him are Li Lisan, C. S. Forester, Harold Abrahams, Robert Casadesus, Udham Singh, and Gerhard von Schwerin. Among people deceased in 1992, Richard Hartshorne ranks 128Before him are Emilio Recoba, Willie Dixon, Angela Carter, Rihei Sano, František Tomášek, and Giovanni Colombo. After him are Juanito, Sándor Veress, Lenny Montana, Machiko Hasegawa, Wilfried Dietrich, and Karl Deutsch.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Hartshorne ranks 4,039 out of 20,380Before him are Patrick Henry (1736), Robert David Hall (1947), Vince Vaughn (1970), Gary Kildall (1942), Kate Hudson (1979), and Dutch Schultz (1902). After him are Peter Hyams (1943), Todd Rundgren (1948), Sumner Paine (1868), Mike Connors (1925), William Katt (1951), and Big Sean (1988).

Among GEOGRAPHERS In United States

Among geographers born in United States, Richard Hartshorne ranks 3Before him are William Morris Davis (1850), and Marie Tharp (1920). After him are Ellen Churchill Semple (1863), Carl O. Sauer (1889), Ellsworth Huntington (1876), and Henry Schoolcraft (1793).