Statue of Jehuda Cresques

Statue in Palma

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Jehuda Cresques or Jafudà Cresques, Jaume Riba, Cresques lo Juheu, Cresques the Jew (1360-1410) was a Catalan cartographer, and probably the man who coordinated the discoveries of the Portuguese naval school at Sagres in the early 15th century. He was son of en:Abraham Cresques, a famous Jewish cartographer, he was born in Majorca in present-day Spain. Together he and his father were the probable authors of the famous Catalan Atlas of 1375.

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Visiting Statue of Jehuda Cresques

Address: Carrer de la Pelleteria, 1, 07001 Palma, Illes Balears, Spain
Duration: 20 minutes

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