The 5 most influential vizzes of all time

PRESENTED BY

Andy Cotgreave

@acotgreave

Influential?

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John Snow Cholera Map, 1854

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1854_Broad_Street_cholera_outbreak

John Snow Cholera Map, 1854

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1854_Broad_Street_cholera_outbreak

John Snow Cholera Map, 1854

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Snow_(physician)

http://johnsnow.matrix.msu.edu/images/online_companion/chapter_images/fig12-4.jpg

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Gapminder, Hans Rosling

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Napoleon’s 1812 Russian Campaign

Charles Minard’s March on Moscow, 1869

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Minard-carte-viande-1858.png

http://cartographia.wordpress.com/2008/06/09/minards-map-of-british-coal-exports/

Charles Minard’s flow map, 1869

Charles Minard’s flow map, 1869

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Mortality in Crimean War, Florence Nightingale

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/17/Nightingale-mortality.jpg

“I can never be sufficiently thankful to papa for having given me an interest in Statistical and Political matters”

Mortality in Crimean War, Florence Nightingale

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/17/Nightingale-mortality.jpg

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Chart of biography, Joseph Priestley, 1765

http://www.datavis.ca/gallery/timelines.php

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:PriestleyChart.gif and http://www.thenewatlantis.com/imgLib/20110127_TNA29JacobsPriestleylg.jpg

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:PriestleyChart.gif and http://www.thenewatlantis.com/imgLib/20110127_TNA29JacobsPriestleylg.jpg

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:PriestleyChart.gif and http://www.thenewatlantis.com/imgLib/20110127_TNA29JacobsPriestleylg.jpg

“It is now sixteen years since I first thought of applying lines to subjects of Finance. Was I the first who applied [Priestley’s] principles to Finance?” - William Playfair

Playfair’s Denmark/Norway imports/exports, 1786

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Playfair_TimeSeries-2.png

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