Gerardus Mercator

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Noun1.Gerardus Mercator - Flemish geographer who lived in GermanyGerardus Mercator - Flemish geographer who lived in Germany; he invented the Mercator projection of maps of the globe (1512-1594)
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The son of Flemish cartographer Geradus Mercator introduced the word "atlas" when publishing a book of his father's maps.
On display will be a copy of one of the county's oldest maps, from 1595 and produced by one of the greatest map makers of all time, Geradus Mercator.
And there will be a copy of one of the country's oldest maps from 1595 created by top map maker Geradus Mercator.