Joan Blaeu

1596 - 1673

Photo of Joan Blaeu

Icon of person Joan Blaeu

Joan Blaeu (23 September 1596 – 21 December 1673) was a Dutch cartographer born in Alkmaar, the son of cartographer Willem Blaeu. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joan Blaeu has received more than 98,248 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Joan Blaeu is the 5,242nd most popular politician (up from 5,408th in 2019), the 217th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 223rd in 2019) and the 29th most popular Dutch Politician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 98k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 67.53

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.81

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.04

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Joan Blaeus by language


Among politicians, Joan Blaeu ranks 5,242 out of 15,710Before him are Hassan I of Morocco, Hussein-Ali Montazeri, Zhang Xianzhong, Walter Warlimont, Guillaume Henri Dufour, and Roland Bonaparte. After him are Christian Wulff, Magdalena of France, Drypetis, Izumo no Okuni, Charles II, Duke of Savoy, and Wolfgang Kapp.

Most Popular Politicians in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1596, Joan Blaeu ranks 11Before him are Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia, Pieter Claesz, Jan van Goyen, Nicola Amati, Baldassare Longhena, and Emperor Go-Mizunoo. After him are Andreas Cellarius, Johan Banér, Peter Mogila, Constantijn Huygens, Jacob van Campen, and Jean Bolland. Among people deceased in 1673, Joan Blaeu ranks 8Before him are Charles de Batz de Castelmore d'Artagnan, Margaret Theresa of Spain, Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki, Salvator Rosa, Semyon Dezhnev, and Regnier de Graaf. After him are Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Barent Fabritius, and Robert Moray.

Others Born in 1596

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1673

Go to all Rankings

In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Joan Blaeu ranks 217 out of 1,209Before him are Adriaen de Vries (1556), Matilda of Frisia (1024), Wim Suurbier (1945), Saskia Sassen (1947), Erwin Koeman (1961), and Tiësto (1969). After him are Johannes Heesters (1903), Philips Wouwerman (1619), Corry Brokken (1932), Willem Mengelberg (1871), Gerard 't Hooft (1946), and Gerard van Swieten (1700).

Among POLITICIANS In Netherlands

Among politicians born in Netherlands, Joan Blaeu ranks 29Before him are Margaret of Bavaria (1363), Philip William, Prince of Orange (1554), Pim Fortuyn (1948), Princess Sophie of the Netherlands (1824), Abraham Kuyper (1837), and Willem Drees (1886). After him are William II, Duke of Bavaria (1365), Hendrik Verwoerd (1901), Alexander, Prince of Orange (1851), Countess Louise Henriette of Nassau (1627), Anton Mussert (1894), and Jaap de Hoop Scheffer (1948).