Antonio Pigafetta

(fl. c. 1491—1526)

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Italian mariner, a native of Vicenza who in 1519, after an early career as a seaborne soldier in the Mediterranean, joined the expedition of Magellan in Seville. He was ...

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — World History.

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