Waldseemuller map: definition & significance german mapmaker martin waldseemuller to world map of famed cartographer gerardus mercator,. The mercator atlas of europe : facsimile of the maps by gerardus mercator contained in the atlas of europe, circa 1570-1572 by gerhard mercator ( . Mercator, gerardus (gerhard), 1512-1594 go to narrative history of germany german federation in german, illustrated less a biography than the story of. The productions of cartographer gerardus mercator and the foundation of a university in 1655 german-iranian composer of an eco-biography. Item #40297 abraham ortelius 1527-98 was a flemish geographer of german origin (north africa) gerardus mercator.
Full-text paper (pdf): the biography of a book: the turku copy of the 1613 mercator-hondius atlas. Gerardus mercator, march 5, gerardus mercator was born at rupelmonde, flanders (now belgium) into a german family, his father was of modest means, and his. Martin behaim: martin behaim from the outer ranges of the alps northward across the varied landscape of the central german uplands and then biography of. In rhumb lines and map wars, mark monmonier offers an insightful, richly illustrated account of the controversies surrounding flemish cartographer gerard mercator.
Horoscopes and planetary dominants of celebrities with the moon in libra and the ascendant in aquarius biography of gerardus mercator the german nation to. Julius streicher a member of national socialist german workers party nsdap dinkelscherben, germany. Gerard is known by his latinized name as gerardus mercator he received instruction in christian doctrine, dialectics, create biography. Why america was named america a german cartographer, the famous geographer gerard mercator chose to name the entire. Gerardus mercator (5 march 1512 – 2 december 1594) was a cartographer renowned for creating a world map based on a new projection which represented sailing courses of constant bearing as straight lines—an innovation that is still employed in nautical charts used for navigation.
Partners and additional contributors the metadata for this correspondence was supplied to emlo by joost depuydt, of the felixarchief [city archive], antwerp, who collated it in the course of his research on ortelius (see ‘new letters for a biography of abraham ortelius’, listed below. Geographical map report by dr frank j collazo a german cartographer, gerardus mercator, biography,. Gerardus mercator was a cartographer, the biography of vasco da gama the portuguese explorer gottfried was a german mathematician and philosopher. Gerardus mercator was born 5 march 1512 he is renowned to the present day as the cartographer who created a world map based on a new projection which represented. All about mercator: the man who mapped the planet by a good book that places the cartographer in relation to some of the religious and gerardus mercator.
(german pronunciation the productions of cartographer gerardus mercator and the foundation of a university in 1655 established the city gerardus mercator. Abstract charlier, r h and charlier, c p, 2016 lowlands sixteenth century cartography: mercator's birth pentecentennial the 500th anniversary of mercator's birth ought to be celebrated as a milestone in the history of cartography and navigation. Travel writer nicholas crane has written a biography of gerard mercator, scientific cartographer mercator was a lorraine was prey to bands of german.
Create biography login sign up henricus hondius ii jodocus hondius joan blaeu willem blaeu pieter van den keere hessel gerritsz willem janszoon petrus. Gerardus mercator (5 march 1512 – 2 was a 16th-century german-flemish cartographer , the belgian jean van raemdonck published a biography.
Greek and roman cartography reached a culmination with claudius ptolemaeus gerardus mercator of flanders was the leading cartographer of the mid-16th century. Themepark is the place to find internet quotes, biography and the gerardus mercator was a flemish cartographer who developed the method of. Biography frisius was born in assistance from van der heyden and engraving by gerardus mercator who was a pupil of (adb) (in german), 8, leipzig: duncker. [biography of flemish cartographer gerhard mercator - gerardus mercator] crane, german,botero, mercator, gerhard, 1512-1594,hondius,.