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Pieter van der Aa

1659 - 1733

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Pieter van der Aa (Leiden, 1659 – Leiden, August 1733) was a Dutch publisher best known for preparing maps and atlases, though he also printed pirated editions of foreign bestsellers and illustrated volumes. He also printed many maps that were often out of print, which he reissued. Some of his most popular maps were of the African continent, detailing locations such as Morocco and Madagascar. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pieter van der Aa has received more than 56,169 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Pieter van der Aa is the 6,329th most popular politician (up from 9,783rd in 2019), the 250th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 436th in 2019) and the 36th most popular Dutch Politician.

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Among politicians, Pieter van der Aa ranks 6,329 out of 15,577Before him are Ludwig Fischer, Emperor Go-Reizei, Ange-Félix Patassé, Abdon, Charles-François Lebrun, and Kōichirō Matsuura. After him are Guy Mollet, Lucius Cornelius Scipio Asiaticus, Ali ibn Yusuf, Bohemond IV of Antioch, Pierre Gemayel, and Roman Dmowski.

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Among people born in 1659, Pieter van der Aa ranks 8Before him are Jacob Roggeveen, Georg Ernst Stahl, Henry Every, Yamamoto Tsunetomo, Sebastiano Ricci, and Adam Ludwig Lewenhaupt. After him are Domenico Gabrielli, Adriaen van der Werff, Theodore Eustace, Count Palatine of Sulzbach, David Gregory, William Sherard, and Sophia Elisabet Brenner. Among people deceased in 1733, Pieter van der Aa ranks 7Before him are Augustus II the Strong, François Couperin, Bernard Mandeville, Tsarevna Catherine Ivanovna of Russia, Georg Böhm, and Giovanni Girolamo Saccheri. After him are Eberhard Louis, Duke of Württemberg, Robert de Visée, Johann Jakob Scheuchzer, Nicolas Coustou, John Christian, Count Palatine of Sulzbach, and Princess Sibylle of Saxe-Lauenburg.

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Among people born in Netherlands, Pieter van der Aa ranks 250 out of 1,427Before him are Adriaen van de Velde (1636), Ben Feringa (1951), Jacobus Oud (1890), Jan de Bont (1943), Antonie Pannekoek (1873), and Carel Struycken (1948). After him are Willem Blaeu (1571), Geert Groote (1340), Cornelis van Haarlem (1562), Dick Bruna (1927), Countess Louise Juliana of Nassau (1576), and Balthasar van der Ast (1593).

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