Año de nacimiento: 1512

Año de fallecimiento: 1594

Otros nombres utilizados

Kremer, Gerard

Mercator, Gerhard

Cremer, Gerard de

Fuente consultada

Tooley's dictionary of mapmakers, 1999-2004

Mappemonde de Gerard Mercator, 1569 (1842-1862)

Atlantes Neerlandici

Información encontrada

v. I, p. 31 (Gerard Mercator [1512-1594]. He was an expert on the construction of mathematical instruments, as a land surveyor and a cartographer. He also became qualified as a copper engraver)

v. 3, p. 238 (Mercator, Gerard [Gerardo; Gerhard] de Cremer (name latinized to Gerard Mercator) [Cramer; de Cremere; Kremer], the elder (1512-1594). Geographer, astronomer, globemaker, copper engraver, cartographer, land surveyor, mathematician, publisher. He introduced the Mercator Projection and planned a cosmography in 5 volumes)