List of cartographers

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Cartography is the study of map making and cartographers are map makers.

Before 1400

Modern rendering of Anaximander's 6th century BC world map
Ptolemy's 150 AD world map (as redrawn in the 15th century)

15th century

First world map of Piri Reis.
Martin Behaim's 1492 world map

16th century

Battista Agnese's 1544 world map
Jodocus Hondius' Leo Belgicus (1611)
Gerardus Mercator's 1587 world map

17th century

Willem Blaeu and Johannes Blaeu's 1606–26 world map
Herman Moll's A new map of the whole world with the trade winds (1736)
Frederik de Wit's 1670 world map

18th century

Jacques-Nicolas Bellin: Carte réduite de l'océan septentrional..., from: L'hydrographie françoise, Paris 1766
Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville: Troisième partie de la carte d'Asie, contenant la Sibérie, et quelques autres parties de la Tartarie, Paris (1753)
Plan du Jardin & Vue des Maisons de Chiswick, 1736, by John Rocque V&A Museum no. E.352-1944

19th century

Moule's map of the hundreds of Monmouthshire, c. 1831
A 1912 map of the Russian Empire by Yuly Shokalsky

20th century

21st century

See also


  1. Hubert Cancik and Helmuth Schneider (ed.): "Marinus", Brill's New Pauly, Brill, 2010:

    M. of Tyre (Μαρῖνος; Marînos), Greek geographer, 2nd century AD

  2. "General Depiction of the Empty Plains (in Common Parlance, the Ukraine) Together with its Neighboring Provinces". World Digital Library. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  3. Borschak, Elie. "Beauplan, Guillaume Le Vasseur de". Internet Encyclopedia of Ukraine. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  4. "Venezuela with the Southern Part of New Andalusia". World Digital Library. 1612–1699. Retrieved 2013-10-25. 
  5. John Senex
  6. Emanuel Bowen
  10. "Map of Sweden". World Digital Library. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  11. Kitchen Map 1755
  12. "Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1902". World Digital Library. 1902. Retrieved 2013-06-03.