Bauzá, Felipe (1764–1834), hydrographer, was born in Palma, Majorca, in the Spanish Balearic Islands. He entered the Spanish navy at the age of fifteen, and experienced active service as he rose through the ranks. His career as a hydrographer began under Tofiño y Varela...
Rotz, Jean (b. c. 1505, d. in or after 1560), hydrographer, was born in Dieppe. His father, David Ross, was one of a number of Scotsmen who went to Dieppe to seek a living. His mother was French, probably Dieppoise, and he was known in ...