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List of Famous Cartographers

List of famous cartographers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top cartographers in the world? This includes the most prominent cartographers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable cartographers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic cartographers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned cartographers.

This list features people like César-François Cassini de Thury and Muhammad al-Idrisi.

From reputable, prominent, and well known cartographers to the lesser known cartographers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the cartographer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous cartographers ever?" and "What are the names of famous cartographers?" then you're in the right place. (30 items)

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    Age: Died at 67 (1452-1519)
    Birthplace: Vinci, Italy
    Profession: Military Engineer, Musician, Scientist, Inventor, Architect + 9 more
    Place Of Death: Amboise, France
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    Age: Died at 81 (1020-1101)
    Birthplace: Quanzhou, China
    Profession: Pharmacologist, Poet, Mineralogist, Diplomat, Scientist + 14 more
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    J. Paul Goode

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    Age: Died at 70 (1862-1932)
    Birthplace: Minnesota, United States of America
    Profession: Geographer, Cartographer
    Schools: University of Pennsylvania, University of Minnesota
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    Age: Died at 82 (1512-1594)
    Birthplace: Rupelmonde, Belgium
    Profession: Scientist, Cartographer
    Schools: Catholic University of Leuven
    Place Of Death: Duisburg, Germany
    Children: Rumold Mercator, Bartholomeus Mercator, Dorothes Mercator, Catharina Mercator, Emerentia Mercator + 1 more
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    David Woodward

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    Age: Died at 62 (1942-2004)
    Birthplace: Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
    Profession: Historian, Cartographer
    Schools: University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Major/Field Of Study: Geography
    Place Of Death: Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
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    Age: Died at 77 (1598-1675)
    Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Profession: Scientist, Cartographer, Astronomer
    Place Of Death: Brussels, Belgium
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