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Last NameAa    
Given NamePieter    
alt. NamesP. v. d. A. ;     
Marriage1: daughter of the parson Johannes Pechlinus, Elisabeth Pechlinus (16xx-1xxx) in 1685 ; 2: Anna Maria Croessen (16xx-1xxx) in 1697    
Children    
Year born1659 in Leiden    
Year died1733    
Place of deathLeiden    
Father's occupationstone cutter / stonemason Boudewijn Pietersz. van der Aa (16xx-1xxx) from Holsteyn    
RelativesAnnetgen Hillebrant Poortemullers (16xx-1xxx) (mother) ; book printer Boudewijn (1xxx-1xxx) (brother) ; ...    
Education    
Country of ActivityNetherlands    
Worked fortheologian and biblical scholar Jean Leclerc (= Johannes Clericus) (1657-1736) ; classical scholar Jakob Gronovius (1645-1716) ; classical scholar and critic Johann Georg Graevius (= Grava / Greffe) (1632-1703) ; physician and plant collector Paul Hermann (1646-1695): Paradisus Batavus (1698) ; map of Japan (1706/07) ; map "The Harbours of Hirado and Nagasaki" (Leiden 1714?) ;    
Patronage    
Collaboratorswith his two brothers ;    
Techniquescartographical and topographical engraving    
Sample(s)https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pieter_van_der_Aa#/media/File:William_Adams_1707_map_of_Japan.jpg ;    
Archival sourceshttps://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pieter_van_der_Aa ;    
Published sourcesWalter 1994: plates 59, 60, 96 & 113 ; Nouvelle biographie générale, vol. 1 (1852), column 1f. ; Nieuw Nederlandsch Biografisch Woordenboek (NNBW), 1st vol. (1911): 7f. ;    
otherFurther Relative: engraver Hillebrand van der Aa (1659 / 1660- c. 1721/1722).    
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