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Top cartographers: 20th century

Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 Arthur H. Robinson (1915–2004) – Wrote the influential textbook Elements of Cartography and developed the Robinson projection 134
2 Jacques Bertin (France, 1918– ) 113
3 Tom Harrisson (1911–1976) 93
4 Arno Peters (1916–2002) – Developed the Gall–Peters projection 80
5 Bradford Washburn (1910–2007) 64
6 John Paul Goode (1862–1932) – Created the "Evil Mercator" and Goode’s World Atlas 54
7 Bernard J.S. Cahill (1867–1944) – Inventor of octahedral "Butterfly Map" of the world 43
8 Elrey Borge Jeppesen (1907–1996) 38
9 Marie Tharp (1920–2006) – oceanographic cartographer 38
10 David Woodward (1942–2004) 29
11 George Comer (1858–1937) 28
12 Eduard Imhof (1895–1986) – Oversaw the Schweizerischer Mittelschulatlas, the atlas used in Swiss high schools from 1932 until 1976 25
13 John P. Snyder (1926–1997) – Developed the space oblique mercator projection 23
14 Erwin Raisz (1893–1968) 21
15 Rafael Palacios (1905–1993) – prolific map-drawer for major U.S. publishers 16
16 Erik Arnberger (1917–1987) 8
17 Jessamine Shumate (1902-1990) 7
18 Richard Edes Harrison (1901–1994) 7
19 Roger Brunet (1931– ) 7
20 Hermann Haack (Germany, 1872–1966) 5
21 John C. Sherman (1916–1996) < 5
22 James Ireland Craig (1868–1952) – Inventor of the Craig retroazimuthal projection, otherwise known as the Mecca projection < 5
23 Max Eckert-Greifendorff (Germany, 1868–1938) < 5
24 George F. Jenks (1916–1996) < 5
25 Rudi Ogrissek (1926–1999) < 5
26 Olayinka Balogun (1945- ),First African Professor of Cartography, developed the Decagraph as a substitute for the Piegraph < 5
27 Edgar Lehmann (1905–1990) < 5
28 William R. Shepherd (1871–1934) < 5
29 Günther Hake (1922–2000) < 5

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