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Johannes van Walbeeck

bornactivedied
160216341649+
a Dutch navigator and cartographer during a 1620s circumnavigation of the earth, an admiral of the Dutch West India Company. Captured Curaçao in 1634 and later served as first governor of the Netherlands Antilles.
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Jean-Frederic Waldeck

aka: Jean-Frédéric
bornactivedied
1766, Mar 16?1790s-1860s1875, Apr 30
a French antiquarian, cartographer, artist and explorer. Waldeck is remembered primarily for the exploration of Mexico and the publication of many examples of Maya and Aztec sculpture. Unfortunately, errors in his illustrations fostered misconceptions about Mesoamerican civilizations and contributed to Mayanism. In 1838, Waldeck published Voyage pittoresque...
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Nicolaes Witsen

aka: Nicolaas Witsen
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1641, May 81717, Aug 10
a Dutch statesman who was mayor of Amsterdam thirteen times, between 1682-1706. In 1693 he became administrator of the VOC. In 1689 he was extraordinary-ambassador to the English court, and became Fellow of the Royal Society. In his free time he was cartographer, maritime writer, and an authority on shipbuilding. His books on the subject are important source...
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James Wyld

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18121887
a British geographer and map-seller, best known for Wyld's Great Globe. On his father's death in 1836, Wyld became the sole owner of the thriving family mapmaking business based in Charing Cross. His maps, which covered regions as diverse as London and the gold fields of California, were regarded highly, and Wyld himself had an excellent reputation as a mapm...
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