Errera, Carlo

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ERRERA, CARLO (1867–1936), Italian geographer and historian of exploration. Errera, who was born in Trieste, and originally trained as a geographer, became interested in the Italian explorers and cartographers of the 15th and 16th centuries, and produced numerous monographs on their activities. These detailed analyses were synthesized in L'Epocadelle grandi scoperte geografiche (1902, 19263). An "Irredentist" with a particular interest in the Adriatic region, Errera wrote a number of books and pamphlets on this subject. He was vice president of the Italian National Research Council.

[Frank D. Grande]