Gerardus Mercator

1512 - 1594

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Gerardus Mercator was a Flemish map-maker and geographer who is best known for the map projection which bears his name.
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List of References (16 books/articles)

A Poster of Gerard Mercator

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Honours awarded to Gerard Mercator
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Lunar featuresCrater Mercator and Rupes Mercator


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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
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  1. The Galileo Project
  2. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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