Gerardus Mercator: astrology, horoscope, natal chart
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| ||Born:||March 5, 1512, 5:09 AM|
|Sun: ||24°13' Pisces||AS: ||16°16' Aquarius
|Moon:||22°19' Libra||MC: ||11°11' Sagittarius|
|Dominants: ||Aquarius, Sagittarius, Pisces|
Mars, Neptune, Venus
Houses 1, 12, 10 / Air, Fire / Mutable
|Numerology: ||Birthpath 8|
|Popularity: ||7,859 clicks, 2,428th man, 4,168th celebrity|
Biography of Gerardus Mercator
Gerardus Mercator (March 5, 1512 (birth time source: Astrodatabank) – December 2, 1594) was a Flemish cartographer. He was born in Rupelmonde in East Flanders in the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation to parents from Gangelt in the Duchy of Jülich (modern Germany). He lived since 1552 in Duisburg. He is remembered for the Mercator chart named after him.
Life and works
Mercator was born Gheert Cremer (or Gerard de Cremere) in the Flemish town of Rupelmonde. "Mercator" is the Latinized form of his name. It means "merchant". He was educated in 's-Hertogenbosch by the famous humanist Macropedius and at the University of Louvain. Despite his fame as a cartographer, Mercator's main source of income came through his craftmanship of mathematical instruments. He returned to Leuven and worke...
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