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Last NameKaempfer    
Given NameEngelbert    
alt. NamesE. K. ;     
MarriageMaria Sophia Wilstach    
Year born1651 in Lemgo, Nordrhein-Westfalen    
Year died1716    
Place of deathSteinhof zu Lieme in Lemgo    
Father's occupationclergyman Johannes Kemper    
RelativesEhristina Drepper (mother) ; Adelheid Pöppelmann (stepmother)    
Country of ActivitySweden    
Worked forFlora Japonica ; Kaempfer: Amoenitatum Exoticarum Persicarum & ulterioris Asiae (1712) ; History of Japan (1727) ; map "Dejima" (Lemgo 1779) ; map "Nagasaki" (before 1716) ; map "Nagasaki" (Amsterdam 1733 / 1740 ?) ; tableau "The Dutch retinue on its journey to Edo (Tokyo) (London 1727) ; map "The Land Route from Nagoya past Mount Fuji to Edo (Tokyo)) (before 1716) ;    
PatronageKing Karl XI of Sweden ; Sir Hans Sloane ; East India Company ; Swedish delegation to court of Shah Sulaiman in Azerbaijan ;    
Techniquesnatural, landscape, botanical, ethnographical, and topographical drawing    
Sample(s)http://img.webme.com/pic/s/songkrangmxhome/kaempferbangkok.jpg ; http://img.webme.com/pic/s/songkrangmxhome/juthia3.jpg    
Archival sourceswww.johanneum-lueneburg.de/index.php?menuid=80&reporeid=457 ; https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Engelbert_Kaempfer    
Published sourcesLothar Weiss: E. K.'s intercultural contacts (2011) ; D. Haberland: Von Lemgo nach Japan. Das ungewöhnliche Leben des E. K. (Bielefeld 1990) ; Walter 1994: plates 74, 76A, 76B, 77, 93B, 98, 99, 103, 104A-G & 105 ;    
otherFurther Places of Activity: Russia, Azerbaijan (1683-4), Persia, India, Siam, and Japan (1683-92).    

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