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Waldseemüller, Martin (ca. 1470 bis ca. 1522), deutscher Kartograph, der im Jahre 1507 eine umfassende Weltkarte erstellte,

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Waldseemueller attributes Amerigo Vespucci respect for his discoveries in the new world by showing him prominently with some navigational instruments. This map is the first in wich the "new" continent is called America.