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List of cartographers

Cartography is the study of map making and cartographers are map makers.


Before 1400Edit

Modern rendering of Anaximander's 6th century BC world map
Ptolemy's 150 CE world map (as redrawn in the 15th century)

15th centuryEdit

First world map of Piri Reis
Martin Behaim's 1492 world map

16th centuryEdit

Battista Agnese's 1544 world map
Jodocus Hondius' Leo Belgicus (1611)
Gerardus Mercator's 1587 world map

17th centuryEdit

Willem Blaeu and Johannes Blaeu's 1606–26 world map
Herman Moll's A new map of the whole world with the trade winds (1736)
Frederik de Wit's 1670 world map

18th centuryEdit

Jacques-Nicolas Bellin: Carte réduite de l'océan septentrional..., from: L'hydrographie françoise, Paris 1766
Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville: Troisième partie de la carte d'Asie, contenant la Sibérie, et quelques autres parties de la Tartarie, Paris (1753)
Plan du Jardin & Vue des Maisons de Chiswick, 1736, by John Rocque V&A Museum no. E.352-1944

19th centuryEdit

Moule's map of the hundreds of Monmouthshire, c. 1831
A 1912 map of the Russian Empire by Yuly Shokalsky

20th centuryEdit

21st centuryEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Hubert Cancik and Helmuth Schneider (ed.): "Marinus", Brill's New Pauly, Brill, 2010: M. of Tyre (Μαρῖνος; Marînos), Greek geographer, 2nd century AD
  2. ^ "General Depiction of the Empty Plains (in Common Parlance, the Ukraine) Together with its Neighboring Provinces". World Digital Library. Retrieved 20 January 2013.
  3. ^ Borschak, Elie. "Beauplan, Guillaume Le Vasseur de". Internet Encyclopedia of Ukraine. Retrieved 20 January 2013.
  4. ^ "Venezuela with the Southern Part of New Andalusia". World Digital Library. 1612–1699. Retrieved 2013-10-25.
  5. ^ John Senex
  6. ^ Emanuel Bowen
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 1 October 2009. Retrieved 26 September 2009.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 6 October 2011. Retrieved 4 October 2011.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
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  11. ^ "Map of Sweden". World Digital Library. Retrieved 20 January 2013.
  12. ^ Kitchen Map 1755
  13. ^ "Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1902". World Digital Library. 1902. Retrieved 2013-06-03.