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Who has calculated the circumference of the Earth?

The first person to determine the size of Earth was Eratosthenes of Cyrene, who produced a surprisingly good measurement using a simple scheme that combined geometrical calculations with physical observations and without leaving Egypt. 

Eratosthenes

Eratosthenes of Cyrene was a Greek polymath: a mathematician, geographer, poet, astronomer, and music theorist. 

He was a man of learning, becoming the chief librarian at the Library of Alexandria.

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