Jovan Cvijić

Jovan Cvijić : biography October 11, 1865 - January 16, 1927 He was: the honorary doctor, University of Paris the honorary doctor, Charles University...

Erich von Drygalski

Erich von Drygalski : biography 9 February 1865 - 19 August 1949 Erich Dagobert von Drygalski (February 9, 1865 – January 10, 1949)...

Stepan Krasheninnikov

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Nikolay Przhevalsky

Nikolay Przhevalsky : biography 12 April 1839 - 01 November 1888 Nikolai Przhevalsky on Asia Przhevalsky's racist intolerance extended to non-Chinese Asians as well,...

Pytheas

Pytheas : biography - Here Strabo launches another quibble. Hipparchus, relying on Pytheas, according to Strabo, places this area south of Britain, but...

Nicolae Milescu

Nicolae Milescu : biography 1636 - 1708 Nicolae Milescu ( first name also Neculai, signing in Latin as Nicolao Spadario Moldavo-Lacone, also...

Peter Kropotkin

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Jovan Cvijić

Jovan Cvijić : biography October 11, 1865 - January 16, 1927 Jovan Cvijić ( ; 11 October 1865 – 16 January 1927) was...

Ptolemy

Ptolemy : biography circa 90 - circa 168 Ptolemy's astrological outlook was quite practical: he thought that astrology was like medicine, that is conjectural, because...

Hedy d’Ancona

Hedy d'Ancona : biography October 1, 1937 - Hedwig (Hedy) d'Ancona (born October 1, 1937 in The Hague) is a Dutch politician,...