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How Magellan circumnavigated the globe - Ewandro Magalhaes

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On September 6, 1522, the "Victoria" sailed into harbor in southern Spain. The battered vessel and its 18 sailors were all that remained of a fleet that had departed three years before. Yet her voyage was considered a success, for the "Victoria" had achieved something unprecedented – the first circumnavigation of the globe. Ewandro Magalhaes shares the story of Magellan’s journey.

Scurvy was responsible for the deaths of dozens of men during the expedition. What do you know this disease? What simple measures could have been taken to prevent those deaths?

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Ewandro Magalhaes
  • Director Franz Palomares
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Composer Carlos Palomares
  • Associate Producer Jessica Ruby
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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