Some famous graphics

I couldn’t resist passing this on. Take a look at this data visualization infographic, or in plain language, reproduction of eleven famous graphics. These include Anaximander’s world map of 550BC; the Catalan Atlas of 1375; John Snow’s map of cholera deaths in London in 1854; Florence Nightingale’s polar charts of about the same time; and Charles Joseph Minard’s version of Napoleon’s march on Russia.


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I count all the things that need to be counted.
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