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Antonio Pigafetta

1492 - 1531

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Antonio Pigafetta (Italian: [anˈtɔːnjo piɡaˈfetta]; c. 1491 – c. 1531) was an Italian scholar and explorer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antonio Pigafetta has received more than 606,568 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Antonio Pigafetta is the 41st most popular explorer (down from 38th in 2019), the 539th most popular biography from Italy (down from 522nd in 2019) and the 5th most popular Italian Explorer.

Antonio Pigafetta is most famous for being the first person to document the Magellan expedition.

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Among EXPLORERS

Among explorers, Antonio Pigafetta ranks 41 out of 405Before him are Giovanni da Pian del Carpine, Pytheas, Jan van Riebeeck, Louis Antoine de Bougainville, Ingólfr Arnarson, and Martin Behaim. After him are Giovanni da Verrazzano, Jacob Roggeveen, Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen, Zhang Qian, Robert Falcon Scott, and Henry Hudson.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1492, Antonio Pigafetta ranks 4Before him are Marguerite de Navarre, Lorenzo de' Medici, Duke of Urbino, and Pietro Aretino. After him are Juan Luis Vives, Bernal Díaz del Castillo, Andrea Alciato, Elizabeth Tudor, Adam Ries, and John II, Count Palatine of Simmern. Among people deceased in 1531, Antonio Pigafetta ranks 2Before him is Huldrych Zwingli. After him are Louise of Savoy, Hans Burgkmair, Tilman Riemenschneider, Gerónimo de Aguilar, Johannes Oecolampadius, Pedro Arias Dávila, and Vallabha.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Antonio Pigafetta ranks 539 out of 4,088Before him are Pope Soter (120), Simonetta Vespucci (1453), Alberto Ascari (1918), Gaius Julius Caesar (-135), Publius Cornelius Scipio (-260), and Pope Stephen III (720). After him are Pope Marinus I (830), Fra Bartolomeo (1472), Baldassare Castiglione (1478), Giuseppe Peano (1858), Libius Severus (420), and Tancred, Prince of Galilee (1072).

Among EXPLORERS In Italy

Among explorers born in Italy, Antonio Pigafetta ranks 5Before him are Marco Polo (1254), Christopher Columbus (1451), Amerigo Vespucci (1454), and John Cabot (1450). After him are Giovanni da Verrazzano (1485), Giovanni Battista Belzoni (1778), Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza (1852), Sebastian Cabot (1484), Alvise Cadamosto (1432), Bartholomew Columbus (1460), and Niccolò de' Conti (1395).