Cano, Juan Sebastian de
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.
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