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Hans Meyer
Birth: Mar. 22, 1858
Death: Jul. 5, 1929

Geographer, Mountaineer. He and Ludwig Purtscheller were the first to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro, on Oct. 6. 1889. His father was the publisher Herrmann Julius Meyer. He studied history, botanic and germanistics on the universities of Leipzig and Berlin. He traveled Asia, North and South America and wrote several books about these travels. In 1884 he took over the science section of the Meyer publishing Company. In 1969 the government of Tanzania erected a memorial plate on the South side of the Mountain for him and Purtscheller. (bio by: Lutetia) 
 
Burial:
Südfriedhof (South Cemetery)
Leipzig
Leipziger Stadtkreis
Saxony (Sachsen), Germany
Plot: Section III.
 
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Originally Created by: Lutetia
Record added: Jan 26, 2005
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