Pierre Duval (geographer)

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Pierre Duval (1618–1683) was a French geographer.

Pierre Duval was born in Abbeville. He was the nephew and pupil of the geographer Nicolas Sanson. Encouraged by Louis XIV to move to Paris, he later became Geographe Ordinaire du Roy.[1]


  1. ^ Richard L. Betz (2007). The mapping of Africa: a cartobibliography of printed maps of the African continent to 1700. Hes & de Graaf. p. 319. ISBN 978-90-6194-489-8. Retrieved 13 May 2013.