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Last NameHomem    
Given NameDiogo    
alt. NamesD. H. ;    
Marriage    
Children    
Year born1520 or 1521    
Year died1576    
Place of death    
Father's occupationcartographer and cosmographer Lopo Homem (fl. 1517-1532)    
Relativescartographier André Homem 1560-1586) (brother)    
Education    
Country of ActivityPortugal    
Worked forAtlas de Diego Homen (1561) ; atlas universal ; ˜La œvera descrittione della navigatione di tutta l'Europpa, et parte dell'Affrica et dell'Asia, quali confinano con essa (Rome 1572) ;    
Patronage    
Collaborators    
Techniquesgeographical and topographic drawing ; cartographic map-making, esp. or portolan charts; astronomical & mathematical drawing    
Sample(s)www.uc.pt/fluc/coimbra-marrakech/indexfr/sources/icono/14.JPG?hires ; ..../icono/13.jpg?hires & .../12.jpg ;     
Archival sourceshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diogo_Homem#mediaviewer/File:Diogo_Homem_1563.jpg    
Published sources    
otherDue to a crime of murder, in which he was influcted, he was forced to exile from Portugal, first in England, and then in Venice. It was there that he produced numerous manuscript atlases and charts, many of them of the Mediterranean.    
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