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# Name
Year
Country
Science
achievements
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Richard Hartshorne

1899-1992
USA
Geography

The Nature of Geography; Perspective on the Nature of Geography
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Homer Hoyt

1895-1984
USA
Economy

conducted path-breaking research on land economics; developed an influential approach to the analysis of neighborhoods and housing markets; refined local area economic analysis
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Ellsworth Huntington

1876-1947
USA
Geography

climatic determinism; economic growth; economic geography
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Thomas Robert Malthus

1766-1834
United Kingdom
Economy

pioneer observer of population growth
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Walt Whitman Rostow

1916-2003
USA
Economy

Generalizing on the sweep of modern history
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Carl O. Sauer

1889-1975
USA
Geography

conducted pioneering research on the origins and dispersal of plant and animal domestication
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Ellen Churchill Semple

1863-1932
USA
Geography

suggested in 1911 that such desert-dwelling peoples “receive from the immense monotony of their environment the impression of unity.”
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Strabo

-64-24
Greece
Geography

presented a descriptive history of people and places from different regions of the known world for his era
499 Johann_Heinrich_von_Thunen_1828.jpg
Johann Heinrich von Thunen

1783-1850
Germany
Economy

developed the core-periphery model in the nineteenth century (economic determinism)
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Tadeusz Reichstein

1897-1996
Switzerland
Chemistry

work on hormones of the adrenal cortex which culminated in the isolation of cortisone

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