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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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    about... profession: Cartographer
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    Ahmad ibn Mājid

    about... birthplace: Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
    profession: Navigator, Sailor, Cartographer, Astronomer
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    about... age: Died at 72 (1872-1944)
    birthplace: Rome, Italy
    profession: Geographer, Writer, Cartographer
    institution: University of Rome La Sapienza
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    about... age: Died at 85 (1450-1535)
    birthplace: Przemyśl, Poland
    profession: Cartographer
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    about... age: Died at 70 (1714-1784)
    birthplace: Thury-sous-Clermont, France
    profession: Cartographer, Astronomer
    place of death: Paris, France
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    David Woodward

    about... age: Died at 62 (1942-2004)
    birthplace: Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
    profession: Historian, Cartographer
    institution: University of Wisconsin-Madison
    cause of death: Cancer
    place of death: Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
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