John Ogilby
(1600-1676)

Died aged c. 76

John Ogilby (also Ogelby, Oglivie; November 1600 – 4 September 1676) was a Scottish translator, impresario and cartographer. Best known for publishing the first British road atlas, he was also a successful translator, noted for publishing his work in handsome illustrated editions.

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King's Cosmographer of Charles II

Commemorated on 1 plaque

At this Junction the Cornhill Standard used by John Ogilby the King's Cosmographer 1600 - 1676 (plaque not yet erected)

Gracechurch Street, London, United Kingdom where they used the Cornhill Standard