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Hermann Guthe (1824–1874) was a German geographer, born at Sankt Andreasberg in the Harz region, and educated at Clausthal (1839–1845), Göttingen (1845–1847), and Berlin (1847–1848), where he was a pupil of Ritter.

In 1849 he obtained an appointment as teacher in the Lyceum of Hanover, and subsequently he taught mathematics at the Polytechnic High School of the same city. In 1873 he was appointed to the chair of geography at the Polytechnic Institute, Munich. He died of cholera. His geographical works include:

  • Die Lande Braunschweig und Hannover mit Rücksicht auf die Nachbargebiete geographisch dargestellt (second edition, 1887; fourth abridged edition, 1890)
  • Lehrbuch der Geographie für die mittleren und oberen Klassen höherer Bildungsanstalten (sixth edition, 1894, et. seq.).

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