This Day in Geography: April 14

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Listed here are significant events relating to geography that occurred on April 14. To suggest an event, please fill out the ‘This Day in Geography’ form.

1527

  • Abraham Ortelius, Flemish/Netherlandish geographer and cartographer is born.  Ortelius is the creator of Theatrum Orbis Terrarium, the first modern atlas ever created.

    Abraham Ortelius by Peter Paul Rubens, 1632.
    Abraham Ortelius by Peter Paul Rubens, 1632.


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