Biographical entry Verbiest, Ferdinand
- Cartographer and Astronomer
Ferdinand Verbiest, of Flemish origin, was part of the successful Jesuit mission to China in the early seventeenth century. He was made President of the Astronomical Board and produced text-books on astronomy and a world map for the Chinese Emperor.
National Library of Australia Pictures Collection
- Ferdinand Verbiest - Records, 1670 - 1674, MAP RM 3499/1-2; National Library of Australia Pictures Collection. Details
Created: 20 October 1993, Last modified: 8 February 2010
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