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date: 13 October 2019

Blaeu, Joannes or Johann or Giovannilocked


Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born 1596, in Amsterdam; died December 1673, in Amsterdam.

Cartographer, geographer, print publisher.

Joannes Blaeu studied law at the university of Leiden, and then collaborated with his brother Cornelius (born c. 1610, died between 1644 and 1648) on the cartographical task embarked on by his father Willem Blaeu. In ...

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