Juan Sebastian de Elcano

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Juan Sebastián de Elcano was born in 1476 and was the captain of the first ship to circumnavigate the globe. Under Ferdinand Magellan he commanded the Concepción, but after Magellan’s death in the Philippines, he took command of the entire expedition. From the Philippines to the Molucca islands Cano sailed new waters, arriving in Spain with the Victoria and 18 men on Sept. 6, 1522. At first he was given all the credit for the trip, but later it was restored to Magellan. Cano died in 1526.[1]

References

  1. http://www.thepirateking.com/bios/cano_juan_sebastian.htm