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Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser

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Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser (occasionally Petrus Theodorus; c. 1540 – 11 September 1596) was a Dutch navigator and celestial cartographer who mapped several constellations on the southern celestial hemisphere. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser has received more than 60,932 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser is the 302nd most popular explorer (down from 250th in 2019), the 3,481st most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,896th in 2019) and the 18th most popular German Explorer.

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Among EXPLORERS

Among explorers, Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser ranks 302 out of 498Before him are Louis Jolliet, Charles Francis Hall, László Almásy, Peter Freuchen, Alexander Gordon Laing, and Fernão de Loronha. After him are Bertrand Piccard, Meriwether Lewis, Gustav Adolf von Götzen, Ludwig Leichhardt, Edward S. Curtis, and Helmer Hanssen.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1540, Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser ranks 25Before him are Simone Peterzano, Sedefkar Mehmed Agha, Hedwig of Brandenburg, Duchess of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Lady Katherine Grey, Philips of Marnix, Lord of Saint-Aldegonde, and Giovanni Artusi. After him are Michael Rohoza, Edmund Campion, Alessandro Striggio, ʽAbd al-Qadir Badayuni, and Hugh O'Neill, Earl of Tyrone.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser ranks 3,481 out of 7,253Before him are Princess Johanna Charlotte of Anhalt-Dessau (1682), Daniel Steibelt (1765), Willibald Pirckheimer (1470), Franz Wilhelm Junghuhn (1809), Hans Meyer (1858), and Siegfried Rauch (1932). After him are Karl Gegenbaur (1826), Franz Tunder (1614), Johann Karl Rodbertus (1805), Edzard I, Count of East Frisia (1462), Werner Peter (1950), and Rudolph, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst (1576).

Among EXPLORERS In Germany

Among explorers born in Germany, Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser ranks 18Before him are Nikolaus Federmann (1505), Carl Peters (1856), Karl Weyprecht (1838), Adolf Lüderitz (1834), Henricus Martellus Germanus (1401), and Robert Hermann Schomburgk (1804). After him are Ludwig Leichhardt (1813), Friedrich Gerhard Rohlfs (1831), Hermann Wissmann (1853), Albert von Le Coq (1860), Theodor von Heuglin (1824), and Johannes Rebmann (1820).