Name

Vesconte de Maggiolo

Career

Explorer/Cartographer

Occupation 1

Genoses cartographer

Identifier

First map of North American east coast

Region

NA/North America

Era

Europe's Reconnaissance (1351-1640)

Text

Text Genoese cartographer who, in 1527, produced the first map to take into account Verrazzano's explorations of 1524. Map was housed in Biblioteca Ambrosiana in Milan, Italy, until destroyed by aerial bombing in 1944.

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