Carl Diercke

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Carl Diercke.
Diercke-Commemorative plaque in Kyritz

Carl Diercke (born 15 September 1842 in Kyritz, Ostprignitz; died 7 March 1913 in Berlin) was a German cartographer.

Life[edit]

From 1863 to 1865, Diercke studied in Berlin. In 1875, Diercke started German geography atlas Diercke. Diercke was the first in the world to develop a world atlas without leaving his birth country[1]

In 1871, he married Hermine Marie Ottilie Lucas.

Literature[edit]

  • Jürgen Espenhorst, Erhard Kümpel: Diercke, ein Atlas für Generationen. Hintergründe, Geschichte und bibliographische Angaben bis 1955. Pangaea-Verlag, Schwerte 1999, ISBN 3-930401-50-9.
Cover of  22. edition Diercke-Schulatlas

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Company Diercke