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Last NameWeigel    
Given NameChristoph    
alt. NamesC. W. ; Weigel the Elder ;     
MarriageN. N. (1xxx- after 1725)    
Year born1654 in Redwitz, Bohemia    
Year died1725     
Place of deathNuremberg    
Father's occupation    
Relativesart dealer, publisher, and engraver ->Johann Christoph Weigel (1661-1726) (brother) ;    
Educationtaught by instrument maker Erhart Weigel (cousin) ; engraving by Andreas Wolfgang and later b Matthäus Küsel (1621-1683), Augsburg    
Country of ActivityGermany    
Worked formap "Ducatus Würtembergiae" (1718) ; Discus chronologicus, early 1720s;     
Collaboratorsgeographer and cartographer Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724), Nuremberg ; parson Johannes Majer (1641-1712) ;    
Techniquescartographical drawing and engraving    
Archival sourceshttps://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christoph_Weigel_der_%C3%84ltere    
Published sourcesADB 41 1896: 464f. ; Grees 2002: 39 ; Nagler XXI 1851 ; Rosenberg & Grafton 2010: 105;     
otheractive in Augsburg, Nuremberg, and Frankfurt am Main.    

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