Alexander von Humboldt

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Prussian geographer, naturalist and explorer

Why Is Alexander von Humboldt Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt was a German polymath, geographer, naturalist, explorer, and proponent of Romantic philosophy and science. He was the younger brother of the Prussian minister, philosopher, and linguist Wilhelm von Humboldt . Humboldt's quantitative work on botanical geography laid the foundation for the field of biogeography. Humboldt's advocacy of long-term systematic geophysical measurement laid the foundation for modern geomagnetic and meteorological monitoring.

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What Are Alexander von Humboldt's Academic Contributions?

Alexander von Humboldt is most known for their academic work in the field of earth sciences. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of biology, literature, and economics.

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