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List of Famous Surveyors

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List of famous surveyors, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top surveyors in the world? This includes the most prominent surveyors, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable surveyors is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic surveyors were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned surveyors.

This is a list that features people like George Washington and Benjamin Banneker. Featuring American surveyors and more, this list has it all.

From reputable, prominent, and well known surveyors to the lesser known surveyors of today, these are some of the best professionals in the surveyor field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous surveyors ever?" and "What are the names of famous surveyors?" then you're in the right place. 
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