German explorer and geographer remembered for creating the Erdapfel, the oldest surviving terrestrial world. He was an associate of Ruler John II of Portugal’s Council on Navigation and it is thought to possess aided in the finding from the Straits of Magellan. He relocated to Flanders in 1477, where he worked well for clothing merchant Jorius vehicle Dorpp. His popular Erdapfel continues to be preserved in the German Country wide Museum and it is significant to be the first world tilted to spin at the right angle. He wedded D. Joana de Macedo in 1486. He was familiar with Italian explorer Christopher Columbus during his amount of time in the courtroom of Ruler John II of Portugal.