Hans Meyer (geographer)

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Hans Heinrich Josef Meyer (March 22, 1858 – July 5, 1929) was a German geographer from Hildburghausen, who was the son of publisher Herrmann Julius Meyer (1826-1909).wikipedia
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Mount Kilimanjaro

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Hans Meyer is credited with being the first European to reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro 5,895 m (19,341 ft).
The first people known to have reached the summit of the mountain were Hans Meyer and Ludwig Purtscheller, in 1889.

Herrmann Julius Meyer

Hans Heinrich Josef Meyer (March 22, 1858 – July 5, 1929) was a German geographer from Hildburghausen, who was the son of publisher Herrmann Julius Meyer (1826-1909).
In 1874 he moved the headquarters to Leipzig, and in 1884 handed over the business to his sons, Arndt (1859-1920) and Hans (1858-1929), the latter renowned for his ascent of Mt. Kilimanjaro.

Hildburghausen

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Hans Heinrich Josef Meyer (March 22, 1858 – July 5, 1929) was a German geographer from Hildburghausen, who was the son of publisher Herrmann Julius Meyer (1826-1909).

Oscar Baumann

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In 1888, alongside the Austrian cartographer Oscar Baumann, he explored the Usambara region, with designs of continuing on to Mount Kilimanjaro.
In 1888, with geographer Hans Meyer, he explored the Usambara region, with designs of continuing on to Mount Kilimanjaro.

Ludwig Purtscheller

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In 1889 Meyer returned to Kilimanjaro with the celebrated Austrian mountaineer Ludwig Purtscheller for a third attempt.
He is best known as the first European to ascend Kilimanjaro in 1889, together with the German mountaineer Hans Meyer.

Leipzig

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He studied sciences and history in Leipzig, Berlin and Straßburg, afterward traveling in India, North America and South Africa.

Abushiri ibn Salim al-Harthi

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Only after a large ransom was paid to rebel leader Abushiri ibn Salim al-Harthi were the two men released
Al Bashir's forces were able to capture most of the towns along the Tanganyika coast and even took the explorers Hans Meyer and Oscar Baumann hostage.

Cotopaxi

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Painters Rudolf Reschreiter and Hans Meyer reached the summit in 1903 and many of Reschreiter's paintings feature a view of Cotopaxi.

Germany

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Hans Heinrich Josef Meyer (March 22, 1858 – July 5, 1929) was a German geographer from Hildburghausen, who was the son of publisher Herrmann Julius Meyer (1826-1909).

Geography

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Hans Heinrich Josef Meyer (March 22, 1858 – July 5, 1929) was a German geographer from Hildburghausen, who was the son of publisher Herrmann Julius Meyer (1826-1909).

Publishing

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Hans Heinrich Josef Meyer (March 22, 1858 – July 5, 1929) was a German geographer from Hildburghausen, who was the son of publisher Herrmann Julius Meyer (1826-1909).

Berlin

Berlin, GermanyState of BerlinGerman capital
He studied sciences and history in Leipzig, Berlin and Straßburg, afterward traveling in India, North America and South Africa.

Strasbourg

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He studied sciences and history in Leipzig, Berlin and Straßburg, afterward traveling in India, North America and South Africa.

Usambara Mountains

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In 1888, alongside the Austrian cartographer Oscar Baumann, he explored the Usambara region, with designs of continuing on to Mount Kilimanjaro.

Abushiri revolt

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However, the two explorers could not proceed on, due to events related with the so-called Abushiri Revolt.

Leipzig University

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In 1899 he became a professor at the University of Leipzig, where in 1915 he was appointed director of the Institute for Colonial Geography.

Canary Islands

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In addition to his African exploits, Meyer did extensive mountain climbing in the Canary Islands (1894) and Ecuador (1904).

Ecuador

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In addition to his African exploits, Meyer did extensive mountain climbing in the Canary Islands (1894) and Ecuador (1904).

Chimborazo

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William A. Chanler

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They traveled to Zanzibar and then to the coast of Kenya, going overland to Tsavo and then through lands inhabited by the Taveta people, where they encountered ornithologist William Louis Abbott and geologist Hans Meyer.