Sebastian Cabot

1484 - 1557

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Sebastian Cabot (Italian and Venetian: Sebastiano Caboto, Italian: [sebaˈstjaːno kaˈbɔːto]; Spanish: Sebastián Caboto, Gaboto or Cabot; c. 1474 – c. December 1557) was a Venetian explorer, likely born in the Venetian Republic and a Venetian citizen. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sebastian Cabot has received more than 19,466 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Sebastian Cabot is the 80th most popular explorer (down from 75th in 2019), the 1,065th most popular biography from Italy (down from 963rd in 2019) and the 9th most popular Italian Explorer.

Sebastian Cabot is most famous for being a navigator and explorer for England. He was the first person to map the North American coast and explore Canada.

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Among explorers, Sebastian Cabot ranks 80 out of 405Before him are Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, Benjamin of Tudela, Francisco Vázquez de Coronado, Frederick Cook, Willem Janszoon, and Yaqut al-Hamawi. After him are Charles Marie de La Condamine, Ármin Vámbéry, Calamity Jane, Lope de Aguirre, Diego Columbus, and Pánfilo de Narváez.

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Among people born in 1484, Sebastian Cabot ranks 5Before him are Huldrych Zwingli, Bartolomé de las Casas, Hans Baldung, and Anne of Foix-Candale. After him are Julius Caesar Scaliger, Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Matteo Bandello, Joachim I Nestor, Elector of Brandenburg, Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk, Michele Sanmicheli, and George, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach. Among people deceased in 1557, Sebastian Cabot ranks 9Before him are Niccolò Fontana Tartaglia, Pontormo, John III of Portugal, Bona Sforza, Olaus Magnus, and Mikael Agricola. After him are Lautaro, Emperor Go-Nara, Giovanni Francesco Straparola, Albert Alcibiades, Margrave of Brandenburg-Kulmbach, Ferrante Gonzaga, and John II, Count Palatine of Simmern.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Sebastian Cabot ranks 1,065 out of 4,088Before him are Valerius Maximus (-100), Guido Cavalcanti (1258), Aurelia Cotta (-120), Giuseppe Guarneri (1698), Claudia Felicitas of Austria (1653), and Antonio Tabucchi (1943). After him are Giovanni Battista Re (1934), Riccardo Muti (1941), Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli (1700), Drusus Julius Caesar (-13), Pietro Cavallini (1240), and Charles Felix of Sardinia (1765).

Among EXPLORERS In Italy

Among explorers born in Italy, Sebastian Cabot ranks 9Before him are Amerigo Vespucci (1454), John Cabot (1450), Antonio Pigafetta (1492), Giovanni da Verrazzano (1485), Giovanni Battista Belzoni (1778), and Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza (1852). After him are Alvise Cadamosto (1432), Bartholomew Columbus (1460), Niccolò de' Conti (1395), Alejandro Malaspina (1754), Cristoforo Buondelmonti (1385), and Eusebio Kino (1645).