Adriaan Reland

Adriaan Reland (also known as Adriaen Reeland/Reelant, Hadrianus Relandus) (17 July 1676, De Rijp, North Holland  5 February 1718, Utrecht[1]) was a noted Dutch Orientalist scholar, cartographer and philologist.[2] 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.[3][page needed]

Adriaan Reland 1676 - 1718

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