Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1527-04-14
Death 1598-06-28
Dutch
Latin, German

Biographical notes:

Epithet: cartographer

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000442.0x0001be

Flemish geographer.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Antwerp, to his nephew, Jacob Cole in London, 1587 Jan. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609746

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Antwerp, to his cousin, Emmanuel van Meteren in London, 1557 Oct. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609747

Ortelius was a Flemish geographer, of German origin, who completed the first modern atlas of the world.

From the description of Correspondence, 1563-1608. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 78440371

From the guide to the Correspondence, 1563-1608., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

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SNAC ID:
741237

Subjects:

  • Atlases
  • Authors and publishers

Occupations:

  • Geographers
  • Cartographer

Places:

  • Aix in Provence, France (as recorded)
  • Stonehenge, Wiltshire (as recorded)
  • Switzerland, Europe (as recorded)
  • Germany, Europe (as recorded)