List of famous geographers with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

A geographer is someone who is specialized in the study of geography, which includes the study of the earth, its properties and the distribution of life on the various parts of the planet. A geographer analyses the effects of geography and its impact on human lives across continents in the world. An expert who is proficient and well versed in the field of geographical research and delineations, a geographer studies topography, climate, soil, vegetation and earth surface structure among many other features. A geographer may be employed in various sectors like disaster management, city and country planning, community development, environment management, agricultural sector and construction industry among many others. Geographers are also involved in the research and study of human activity and their relationship with the natural environment around them. They employ and make use of a variety of techniques in order to assess and study about the various aspects of geography that affect and have a significant impact on the lives of human beings and animals. Geographers may be physical geographers or human geographers among many other types of geographers. Discover some of the most fascinating facts about world famous geographers by reading their detailed biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

George EverestGeorge Everest
James LovelockJames Lovelock

Peter Simon PallasPeter Simon Pallas
Abraham OrteliusAbraham Ortelius
Peter AufschnaiterPeter Aufschnaiter

Friedrich RatzelFriedrich Ratzel
Martin WaldseemüllerMartin Waldseemüller
Dimitrie CantemirDimitrie Cantemir

Adam SedgwickAdam Sedgwick
Wladimir KöppenWladimir Köppen
Pomponius MelaPomponius Mela

William RoyWilliam Roy
Halford John MackinderHalford John Mackinder

Nikolai PrzhevalskyNikolai Przhevalsky