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Adriaan Reland

Dutch scholar

Died when: 41 years 203 days (498 months)
Star Sign: Cancer


Adriaan Reland

Adriaan Reland (also known as Adriaen Reeland/Reelant, Hadrianus Relandus) (17 July 1676, De Rijp, North Holland – 5 February 1718, Utrecht) was a noted Dutch Orientalist scholar, cartographer and philologist.

Even though he never left the Netherlands, he made significant contributions to Middle Eastern and Asian linguistics and cartography, including Persia, Japan and the Holy Lands.

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