Gerardus mercator (born 5 march 1512 in rupelmonde, county of flanders (in modern belgium), died 2 december 1594 in duisburg, united duchies of jülich. Biographies of mercator gerardus and more mercator gerardus biography. Gerardus mercator (rupelmonde, 5 ožujka 1512 – duisburg, 2 prosinca 1594), kartograf iz francuske i svetog rimskog carstva rođen je u rupelmondeu u grofoviji. Gerardus mercator (5 march 1512 – 2 december 1594) was a 16th-century german-flemish cartographer, geographer and cosmographer he was renowned for creating the. Media in category maps by gerardus mercator the following 162 files are in this category, out of 162 total.
Gerhard mercator (gerhard kremer o cremere, llamado gerardus o gerardo mercator rupelmonde, flandes, 1512 - duisburgo, alemania, 1594) cartógrafo flamenco. Even if you've never seen gerardus mercator, you've almost certainly seen his work his mercator projection map, invented in 1569, was the primary map that navigators. There is some reason to confuse nicolaus mercator with gerardus mercator since nicolaus also worked on gerardus's map projection biography in aubrey's brief lives. Read this article to learn information about gerardus mercator gerardus mercator a biography of flemish cartography gerardus mercator share. The world of gerard mercator is a masterful biography of one of the men most responsible for the modern a biography of the great british explorer c m doughty.
Biography of geradrus mercator nationality flemish gender male occupation cartographer one of the world's foremost figures in cartography, gerardus mercator. The birth of gerardus mercator by richard cavendish in 1552 mercator moved to duisburg in the duchy of cleves in germany, where he enjoyed the favour of the duke. Gerardus mercator was a famous flemish cartographer during the renaissance period this biography profiles his childhood, life, work, achievements and timeline.
Gerard mercator's parents were hubert and emerentia kremer hubert kremer worked the land and also was a cobbler, that is a shoemaker hubert and emerentia were. 500th anniversary of gerardus mercator atlas atlas 1595 a biography of mercator, as well as 107 cards, 102 of which were engraved by mercator himself.
Travel writer nicholas crane has written a biography of gerard mercator, 'prince of geographers' close skip to main content switch to the us edition. Gerardus mercator, also called gerhard kremer, and born gérard de crémère (1512 – 1594), was a flemish geographer and mathematician he explored flanders and.
Gerardus mercator (5 march 1512 – 2 the belgian jean van raemdonck published a biography of mercator as the flemish geographer mercator, gerardus.
Gerardus mercator was a flemish map-maker and geographer who is best known for the map projection which bears his name go to the full mactutor biography. Gerardus mercator — ‘when i saw that moses’ version of the genesis of the world did not fit sufficiently in many ways with aristotle and the rest of the. Mercator, gerardus [gerhard kremer] 1 dates born: mercator dedicated his 1540 map of flanders to charles v and later other items biography | chronology. Gerardus mercator (5 march 1512 – 2 december 1594) was a 16th-century german-flemish cartographer , geographer and cosmographer he was renowned for creating the. Definition of mercator in the audioenglishorg dictionary meaning of mercator who is/who was mercator proper usage and pronunciation (in phonetic transcription) of. Gerardus mercator: gerardus mercator, flemish cartographer whose most important innovation was a map, embodying what was later known as the mercator projection, on.