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Dec 9, 2022

Map Maker Biography: Pieter van der Aa (Netherlands, 1659–1733)

  T Amerikaans Gewest van Florida Door Ferdinand de Soto Pieter van der Aa was a highly respected and renowned  publ...

Nov 19, 2022

Map Maker Biography: Johannes Janssonius (1588 – 1664)

Renowned 17th century cartographer, publisher, engraver and entrepreneur Johannes Janssonius (Jan Jansson in English...

Nov 17, 2022

Map Maker Biography: Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684 - 1743)

Henri Abraham Chatelain, a cartographer, talented artist, prolific producer and publisher of maps and encyclopedic a...

Apr 6, 2022

Regnier Gemma Frisius (1508 – 1555)

Regnier Gemma Frisius – mathematician, physician, geographer, astronomer, maker of maps, globes and scientific in...

Mar 24, 2022

Map Maker Biography: John Speed (1552 - 1629)

    First career  Historian, geographer, cartographer John Speed is one of the first English born cartographers of n...

Feb 27, 2022

Map Maker Biography: Nicolas Sanson (1600 – 1667)

Cartographer/geographer Nicolas Sanson is considered by many to be the founder of the French school of cartography,...

Feb 23, 2022

Map Maker Biography: Willem Janszoon Blaeu (1571 – 1638)

Cartographer Willem Janszoon Blaeu was the founder of what would become one of western Europe’s greatest cartographi...

Feb 18, 2022

Map Maker Biography: Jodocus Hondius the Elder (1563 - 1612)

Jodocus Hondius the Elder is often referred to as the most worthy successor of Gerard Mercator, not only for his own...

Feb 16, 2022

Map Maker Biography: Jan Huygen Van Linschoten (1563 – 1611)

  Jan Huygen Van Linschoten was a brilliant Dutchman whose contributions to science and broader European maritime exp...

Jan 8, 2022

Map Maker Biography: Lorenz Fries (1490 - 1531)

The talents and interests of Lorenz Fries, as those of many early cartographers, were multi-faceted. He was knowledg...

Dec 29, 2021

Mapmaker Biography: Franz Hogenberg (1535 - 1590)

  Franz Hogenberg, another of the preeminent cartographers of the sixteenth century, was born in the prosperous Belg...

Dec 24, 2021

Mapmaker Biography: Georg Braun (1541 - 1622)

 Cologne, Germany  circa 1572 from Civitates Orbis Terrarum  ­­­­­­­­­­­­­George Braun was born in Cologne and lived...
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