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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 in alphabetical order 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 items 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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    Profession: Cartographer
    Agathodaemon : see more

  2. 2

    Ahmad ibn Mājid

    Birthplace: Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
    Profession: Navigator, Sailor, Cartographer, Astronomer
    Born: 1421
    Ahmad ibn Mājid : see more

  3. 3

    Age: Died at 72 (1872-1944)
    Birthplace: Rome, Italy
    Profession: Geographer, Writer, Cartographer
    Institution: University of Rome La Sapienza
    Died: 1944
    Born: 1872
    Arnaldo Faustini : see more

  4. 4

    Age: Died at 85 (1450-1535)
    Birthplace: Przemyśl, Poland
    Profession: Cartographer
    Died: 1535
    Born: 1450
    Bernard Wapowski : see more

  5. 5

    Age: Died at 70 (1714-1784)
    Birthplace: Thury-sous-Clermont, France
    Profession: Cartographer, Astronomer
    Died: 1784
    Place Of Death: Paris, France
    Born: 1714
    César-François Cassini de Thury : see more

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