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Last NameApian    
Given NamePeter    
alt. NamesP. A. ; Peter Bennewitz / Bienewitz ;    
MarriageKatharina    
Childrenmathematician and medic Philipp Apian (1531-1589)    
Year born1495 in Leisnig, Saxony    
Year died1552    
Place of deathIngolstadt an der Donau, Bavaria    
Father's occupationshoe maker Martin Bennewitz / Bienewitz (1xxx-1xxx) ;    
Relatives    
Educationuniversities of Leipzig and Vienna, student of astronomer Georg Tannstetter = Collimitius (1482-1535)    
Country of ActivityGermany    
Worked formap "Northern hemisphere with movable parts" (Landshut c. 1524) ;    
PatronageCharles V, Holy Roman Emperor (1500-1558) and his brothers Georg, Gregor, and Niclas    
Collaborators    
Techniquescartographical and astronomical map-making, drawing, and engraving    
Sample(s)https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Apian#/media/File:Astronomicum_Caesareum_MET_DT5527.jpg    
Archival sourceshttps://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Apian    
Published sourcesWalter 1994: plate 4 ;    
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