Alessandro Malaspina

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Birthday
5, 1754
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Apr 9, 1810 (55)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
5, 1754
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Apr 9, 1810 (55)

About

Spanish naval officer who was commissioned to sail around the world.

Before Fame

He distinguished himself early on in naval service.

Trivia

After his circumnavigation of the globe, he sailed on a five year expedition to explore the west coast of Alaska.

Family Life

His family ruled a small Tuscan municipality.

Associated With

He was one of the leading figures of the Age of Exploration, much like Captain James Cook .