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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.
Lesson by Ewandro Magalhaes, animation by TED-Ed.