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1521
March 6

March 6 — November 6, 1521


Antonio Pigafetta (78)

Antonio Pigafetta (1491 — 1534), Italian chronicler of Ferdinand Magellan's 1519-1522 expedition.

See the Journal of Antonio Pigafetta. Learn more About Antonio Pigafetta and his diary.
March 6

March 6 — November 6, 1521


Francisco Albo (62)

Botswain and navigator from the island of Rhodes. Originally botswain of the Trinidad in Ferdinand Magellan's expedition, he then became pilot of the Victoria under the command of Sebastian de Elcano.

Logbook of Francisco Albo. Learn more About Francisco Albo and his diary.

1564
November 17

November 17, 1564 —


Rodrigo de Espinosa (19)

Assistant pilot in the armada of Legaspi.

Logbook of Rodrigo de Espinosa.

Learn more About Rodrigo de Espinoza and his logbook.

November 21

November 21, 1564 —


Pierre Plin (17)

Pierre Plin (also, Pierre Plun). Pilot in the Legaspi armada of 1564-65.

Logbook of Pierre Plin (also, Pierre Plun). Learn more About Pierre Plin and his diary.

November 21

November 21, 1564 — February 20, 1565


Ésteban Rodriguez de Figueroa (12)

Chief pilot of the ship Capitana in the Legaspi armada of 1565.

Logbook of Estéban Rodriguez. Learn more About Estéban Rodriguez and his logbook.

November 21

November 21, 1564 — February 13, 1565


Jaime Martinez and Diego Martin (8)

Served in the armada of Legaspi.

Logbook of Jaime Martinez and Diego Martin. Learn more About Jaime Martinez and Diego Martin.

1686
May 30

May 30, 1686 — November 2, 1687


William Dampier (8)

(1652 — March, 1715) British ship captain and buccaneer.

Journal of William Dampier. Learn more About William Dampier and his journal.

1762
August 1

August 1 — October 6, 1762


William Draper (14)

(1721 — 1787) British brigadier general, colonial official.

Journal of William Draper. Learn About William Draper and his journal.

September 1

September 1 — October 5, 1762


Manuel Rojo (15)

(September 24, 1708 — January 30, 1764), Archbishop of Manila from 1759; Acting Captain-General of the Philippines from 1761 to the British invasion in 1763.

Journal of Manuel Antonio Rojo del Rio Lafuente y Veiyra. Learn more About Manuel Rojo and his journal.

1772
November 18

November 18, 1772 — March 8, 1773


Julien-Marie Crozet (13)

(November 26, 1728 — September 24, 1782), French sailor, explorer.

Diary of Julien-Marie Crozet. Learn more About Julien-Marie Crozet and his diary.