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Portrait of Andrew Kapochunas

Andrew Kapochunas

Founder United States

My interests are history, especially the history of Eastern Europe, and the cartography of Europe, especially that of the former Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, 1569 - 1795. I have had published articles on historical maps, and on the German occupation of the Baltic states during WWI. I have built, and maintain, two websites: my personal site: and where I am a board member, Secretary and Webmaster. The society's name reflects the area in which we meet, not our focus -- we focus on all areas of the world, in both historical and contemporary cartography. We are partners with, and meet at, the New York Public Library -- whose map curator is also on the society's board of directors. I am also a member of the Lithuanian Cartographic Society: and represented the country of Lithuania this past July in Washington, DC, at ICC2017 -- an international cartographic conference: