List of cartographers

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

Before 1400[edit]

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

15th century[edit]

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

16th century[edit]

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

17th century[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

Abraham Bradley's U.S. postal route map of 1804
Moule's map of the hundreds of Monmouthshire, c. 1831
A 1912 map of the Russian Empire by Yuly Shokalsky

20th century[edit]

See also[edit]


  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. ^ Emanuel Bowen
  5. ^ "Venezuela with the Southern Part of New Andalusia". World Digital Library. 1612–1699. Retrieved 25 October 2013.
  6. ^ John Senex
  7. ^ "La Jamaique". Archived from the original on 1 October 2009.
  8. ^ Gibson, John. "A Correct Map of the Island of Jamaica". Archived from the original on 6 October 2011.
  9. ^ "López de Vargas Machuca, Tomás, 1731-1802".
  10. ^ "Pierre-Gilles Chanlaire (1758–1817)". Retrieved 23 October 2020.
  11. ^ "Map of Sweden". World Digital Library. Retrieved 20 January 2013.
  12. ^ Kitchen Map 1755
  13. ^ "Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1902". World Digital Library. 1902. Retrieved 3 June 2013.
  14. ^ "The Women Who Shaped the World". Future Maps. Retrieved 3 July 2019.