Chronologically Arranged Schools and Associate Scholars in Geography

Chronologically Arranged Schools and Associate Scholars in Geography

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Different School of Geography with Chronologically Arranged Scholars in Geographical Thought

A. Greek Period Scholars

Greek Scholar

Lifespan (Birth & Death)

1.       Homer

·         (750BC – 700 BC)

2.      Thales

·         (624 BC – 545 BC)

3.       Anaximender

·         (610 BC – 546 BC)

4.       Hecataeus

·         (550 BC – 476 BC)

5.       Herodotus

·         (485 BC- 425 BC)

6.       Plato

·         (428 BC – 347 BC)

7.       Aristotle

·         (384 BC – 322 BC)

8.       Erathosthenes

·         (276 BC – 194 BC)

9.      Polybius

·         (210 BC – 128 BC)

10.  Hipparchus

·         (190 BC – 120 BC)

11.  Posidonius

·         (135 BC – 50 BC)

 B. Romans Period Scholars

Roman Scholar

Lifespan (Birth & Death)

1.      Strabo

(64 BC – AD 20)

2.      Ptolemy

(AD 90 – 168)

C. Arab Period Scholars

Arab Scholar

Lifespan (Birth & Death)

1.      Mohammad Qasim

(AD 695 – 715)

2.      Al-Masudi

(AD 890 – 956)

3.      Al-Biruni

(AD 973 – 1039)

4.      Al-Idrisi

(AD 1099 – 1180)

5.      Ibn-Battuta

(AD 1304 – 1368)

6.      Ibn- Khaldun

(AD 1332 – 1406)

D. German Period Scholars

German Scholar

Lifespan (Birth & Death)

1.       Immanuel Kant

(AD 1724 – 1804)

2.       Alexander Von Humboldt

(AD 1769 – 1859)

3.       Carl Ritter

(AD 1779 – 1859)

4.       Charles Darwin

(AD 1809 – 1882)

5.       Oscar Peschel

(AD 1826 – 1875)

6.       Ferdinand Von Richthofen

(AD 1833 – 1905)

7.       Friedrich Ratzel

(AD 1844 – 1904)

8.       Alfred Hettner

(AD 1859 – 1941)

9.       Albrecht Penck

(AD 1858 – 1945)

10.   Carl Troll

(AD 1899-1975)

E. British Period Scholars

British Scholar

 Lifespan (Birth & Death)

1.      Mackinder

(AD 1861 – 1947)

F. American Period Scholars

American Scholar

Lifespan (Birth & Death)

1.      William Morris Davis

(AD 1850 – 1934)

2.      A.P Brigham

(AD 1855 – 1932)

3.      R.D Salisbury

(AD 1858 – 1922)

4.      Mark Jefferson

(AD 1863 – 1949)

5.      E.C Sample

(AD 1863 – 1934)

6.      E. Huntington

(AD 1876 – 1947)

7.      Isiah Bowman

(AD 1878 – 1950)

8.      Carl O Saur

(AD 1889 – 1975)

 Related Previous Years Questions

Q.1. Who among the following was a Roman geographer? JUNE 2019

  1. Hippocrates
  2. Hecataeus
  3. Strabo
  4. Posidonius

Answer: 3

Q.2. Which one of the following in the correct sequences of German geographers contributing to the developemnt of geographical thought?JULY 2018

(1) Ratzel – Troll – Hettner – Peschel

(2) Peschel – Hettner –  Ratzel – Troll

(3) Peschel – Ratzel – Hettner – Troll

(4) Troll- Hettner – Peschel – Ratzel

Answer- 3

 

Q.3. Match List –I with the List-II and select the correct answer from the code given below Table Contain Shows the Geographer And School of Geography (Nov 2017)

List-I (Geographer)           List-II (School of Geography)

(A) Albert Demangeon       (i) German school of geography

(B) Friedrick Ratzel              (ii) French school of geography

(C) Halford J. Mackinder     (iii) British school of geography

(D) Isaiah Bowman               (iv) American school of geography

Code:

    (A)   (B)   (C)   (D)

(1) (i)   (ii)   (iv)   (iii)

(2) (ii)  (i)    (iv)   (iii)

(3) (ii)  (i)    (iii)   (iv)

(4) (iv) (ii)   (iii)    (i)

Answer: 3

Q.4. Which is the correct sequence in chronological order of the following Greeks who contributed vastly to the evolution of geographical thought during the ancient period?DEC 2015

(1) Aristotle, Eratosthenes, Anaximander, Ptolemy

(2) Eratosthenes, Anaximander, Ptolemy, Aristotle

(3) Anaximander, Aristotle, Eratosthenes, Ptolemy

(4) Ptolemy, Anaximander, Aristotle, Eratosthenes

Answer: 3

Q.5. To Which school does Eratosthenes, the father of geography belongs to: JUNE 2015

(1) Roman

(2) Arab

(3) German

(4) Greek

Answer: 4

 

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