The circumnavigation of the globe in 1519

The circumnavigation of the globe in 1519

Ferdinand Magellan¹  c. 1480 – 27 April 1521) was a Portuguese explorer who organised the Spanish expedition to the East Indies from 1519 to 1522, resulting in the first circumnavigation of the Earth, completed by Juan Sebastián Elcano. You can read more about this event in Global strategy from the following sources

| The WTO report on trends in International Business which begins with a historical analysis of trade developments from pre-industrial times to the present, focusing on the key role that technology and institutions have played in the past| The West Indies & Manila Galleons: the First Global Trade RouteGlobalization, trade, and development: some lessons from history | Globalization: a short history