Photo: Freebase/Public domain

READ Famous Male Geographers

5.7k views 44 items Embed

List of famous male geographers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male geographers list contains the most prominent and top males known for being geographers. There are thousand of males working as geographers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic geographers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a geographer then the people below should give you inspiration.

People here include everyone from Erich von Drygalski to Carl Ritter.

While this isn't a list of all male geographers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male geographers?" and "Who are the best male geographers?"
Ptolemy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Geographers
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

Claudius Ptolemy was a Greco-Egyptian writer of Alexandria, known as a mathematician, astronomer, geographer, astrologer, and poet of a single epigram in the Greek Anthology. He lived in the city of Alexandria in the Roman province of Egypt, wrote in Greek, and held Roman citizenship. Beyond that, ...more

Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt

Profession: Mathematician, Geographer, Astrologer, Philosopher, Astronomer

see more on Ptolemy
Muḥammad ibn Mūsā al-Khwārizmī is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Geographers
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

Abū ‘Abdallāh Muḥammad ibn Mūsā al-Khwārizmī, formerly Latinized as Algoritmi or Algaurizin, was a Persian mathematician, astronomer and geographer during the Abbasid Caliphate, a scholar in the House of Wisdom in Baghdad. In the twelfth century, Latin translations of his work on the Indian numerals ...more

Age: Died at 70 (780-850)

Birthplace: Khwarezm

Profession: Mathematician, Geographer, Astrologer, Astronomer

see more on Muḥammad ibn Mūsā al-Khwārizmī
Peter Kropotkin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Geographers
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

Prince Pyotr Alexeyevich Kropotkin was a Russian geographer, economist, activist, philologist, zoologist, evolutionary theorist, philosopher, writer and prominent anarchist. Kropotkin advocated a communist society free from central government and based on voluntary associations between workers. He ...more

Age: Died at 79 (1842-1921)

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Profession: Scientist, Author, Zoologist, Geographer, Writer, + more

see more on Peter Kropotkin
Francisco Moreno is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Geographers
Photo: Freebase/GNU Free Documentation License

Francisco Pascasio Moreno was a prominent explorer and academic in Argentina, where he is usually referred to as Perito Moreno. Perito Moreno has been credited as one of the most influential figures in the Argentine incorporation of large parts of Patagonia. ...more

Age: Died at 67 (1852-1919)

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Profession: Paleontologist, Sociologist, Anthropologist, Educator, Historian, + more

see more on Francisco Moreno