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Cebu City, Cebú Province, Philippines
 

Antonio Pigafetta

 

—1496 - 1535 —

 
Antonio Pigafetta Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, January 20, 2013
1. Antonio Pigafetta Marker
Inscription.
Patrician of Vicenza, Italy and Knight of Malta chronicler of the Magellan expedition that first circumnavigated the globe from 1519 to 1522. He fought in Mactan and was one of the 22 survivors who returned to Spain. This tribute was erected by the Philippine-Italian Association.
 
Erected 1980 by The Philippine-Italian Association and the Republic of the Philippines.
 
Location. 10° 17.529′ N, 123° 54.347′ E. Marker is in Cebu City, Cebú Province. Marker is on A. Pigafetta Street just south of Fort San Pedro. Touch for map. The memorial statue is southeast of the Plaza Independencia, on the lawn outside the south wall of Fort San Pedro. Marker is in this post office area: Cebu City, Cebú Province 6000, Philippines.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort San Pedro (within shouting distance of this marker); 400 Years of Continuing OAR Presence (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Cross of Magellan (approx. 0.4 kilometers away).
 
Also see . . .
1. "The Death of Magellan, 1521," ... from the diary of Antonio Pigafetta. (Submitted on April 6, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Mariner's Museum: Antonio Pigafetta,
Antonio Pigafetta image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, January 20, 2013
2. Antonio Pigafetta
. (Submitted on April 6, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Venician; "Age of Discovery"; Fort San Pedro; conquistador; Nao Victoria
 
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Fort San Pedro with the Antonio Pigafetta Monument in the background image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, January 20, 2013
3. Fort San Pedro with the Antonio Pigafetta Monument in the background
(white pedestal center,right) - looking east.
Antonio Pigafetta Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, January 20, 2013
4. Antonio Pigafetta Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 6, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 471 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 6, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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