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Cano, Juan Sebastian de

Born: 1476 AD
Died: 1526 AD
Nationality: Spanish
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1476 – Cano, Juan Sebastian de was born.

         – He was a Spanish navigator, the first to circumnavigate the globe.

         – Under Magellan he commanded the Concepción and after Magellan’s death in the Philippines took command of the expedition.

1522 – From the Philippines to the Molucca islands Cano sailed new waters, arriving in Spain with the Victoria and 18 men on the 6th of September.

1525 – He set out on a second voyage to the Moluccas by Magellan’s route but died while crossing the Pacific.