Geografie 1989, 94, 201-207

Alexander von Humboldt - Traveller, Geographer and Natural Scientist

Tomáš Vitvar

Geografie, Přírodovědecká fakulta UK, Albertov 6, 128 43 Praha 2, Czechia

On the occasion of the 220th birth anniversary and the 130th anniversary of his death, the author evaluates the work of this prominent personality of the world science. His work influenced all advanced geographical schools. His metodical approach to geographical investigation was an essential contribution to physical geography and socio-economical geography.