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Martin Waldseemuller

Born: 1475
Birthplace: Radolfzell, Germany
Died: 1522
Location of death: Saint-Die, Lorraine, France
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Cartographer

Nationality: Germany
Executive summary: Put America on the map

German cartographer who produced the first map and globe to use the word America.

Author of books:
Cosmographiae Introductio (1507)

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