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 63,322 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Richard Hartshorne is the 44th most popular geographer (down from 43rd in 2019), the 2,915th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,124th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular American Geographer.

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Among geographers, Richard Hartshorne ranks 44 out of 67Before him are Alfred Hettner, Jodocus Hondius, Otto Nordenskjöld, Nicolas Sanson, Marie Tharp, and Erich von Drygalski. After him are Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville, Pedro Reinel, Conrad Malte-Brun, Abu Muhammad al-Hasan al-Hamdani, Johann Gottlieb Georgi, and Yi-Fu Tuan.

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Among people born in 1899, Richard Hartshorne ranks 99Before him are Noël Coward, Eugene Ormandy, Jimmie Angel, Hermann von Oppeln-Bronikowski, Irving Thalberg, and Susannah Mushatt Jones. After him are Nevil Shute, John Barbirolli, Princess Antonia of Luxembourg, Konstantinos Tsatsos, Domingo Tejera, and Fritz von Opel. Among people deceased in 1992, Richard Hartshorne ranks 93Before him are Lusine Zakaryan, Fritz Leiber, Ernst Schäfer, Allen Newell, Frederick William Franz, and Chris McCandless. After him are John G. Kemeny, Abbas al-Musawi, Josy Barthel, Jeff Porcaro, Anthony Dawson, and Angela Carter.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Hartshorne ranks 2,915 out of 15,968Before him are Liev Schreiber (1967), Wally Schirra (1923), Elmore Leonard (1925), Robert Indiana (1928), Robert Mulligan (1925), and Archie Shepp (1937). After him are Earl Wilbur Sutherland Jr. (1915), Barbara Bain (1931), Dorothy Dandridge (1922), Bobby Darin (1936), Dorothy Gibson (1889), and Bill Duke (1943).

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 Ellsworth Huntington (1876), Carl O. Sauer (1889), Ellen Churchill Semple (1863), and Henry Schoolcraft (1793).