Waldseemüller, Martin
Waldseemüller, Martin
Learned humanist and celebrated cartographer. A canon of St-Dié in Lorraine (1475-1522)

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  • Martin Waldseemüller — (19th century painting). The title of this article contains the character ü. Where it is unavailable or not desired, the name may be represented as Martin Waldseemueller. Martin Waldseemüller (Latinized Martinus Ilacomylus, Ilacomilus or… …   Wikipedia

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