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 47,119 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Pieter van der Aa is the 9,799th most popular politician (down from 9,147th in 2019), the 436th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 381st in 2019) and the 70th most popular Dutch Politician.

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Among politicians, Pieter van der Aa ranks 9,799 out of 15,710Before him are Georg, Prince of Saxe-Meiningen, Mireya Moscoso, Zara Yaqob, Dirk IV, Count of Holland, Amykos, and Ruslan Khasbulatov. After him are Natsagiin Bagabandi, Manuel Serifo Nhamadjo, Matti Vanhanen, Mikhail Loris-Melikov, Vladislaus II of Opole, and Émile Combes.

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Among people born in 1659, Pieter van der Aa ranks 12Before him are Yamamoto Tsunetomo, Sebastiano Ricci, Adam Ludwig Lewenhaupt, Domenico Gabrielli, Adriaen van der Werff, and Theodore Eustace, Count Palatine of Sulzbach. After him are David Gregory and William Sherard. Among people deceased in 1733, Pieter van der Aa ranks 10Before him are Georg Böhm, Tsarevna Catherine Ivanovna of Russia, Giovanni Girolamo Saccheri, Johann Jakob Scheuchzer, Eberhard Louis, Duke of Württemberg, and John Christian, Count Palatine of Sulzbach. After him are Jakob Hermann and Henrietta Godolphin, 2nd Duchess of Marlborough.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Pieter van der Aa ranks 436 out of 1,209Before him are Jaap Bakema (1914), Fons Rademakers (1920), Corrie ten Boom (1892), Pieter Post (1608), Eduard van Beinum (1900), and Rinus Israël (1942). After him are Henk ten Cate (1954), George Hendrik Breitner (1857), Gottfried van Swieten (1733), Willem Drost (1633), Adrianus Johannes Simonis (1931), and Adriaan Blaauw (1914).

Among POLITICIANS In Netherlands

Among politicians born in Netherlands, Pieter van der Aa ranks 70Before him are Frans Timmermans (1961), Herman Willem Daendels (1762), Joseph Luns (1911), Countess Albertine Agnes of Nassau (1634), Roméo Dallaire (1946), and Edward, Count Palatine of Simmern (1625). After him are Gottfried van Swieten (1733), Barend Biesheuvel (1920), Jelle Zijlstra (1918), Alexander Rueb (1882), Princess Amalia of Nassau-Dietz (1710), and Ernesto Hoost (1965).