Andres Deurdaneta

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Birthday
30, 1498
Birthplace
Spain
Death Date
Jun 3, 1568 (69)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
30, 1498
Birthplace
Spain
Death Date
Jun 3, 1568 (69)

About

Augustinian friar and explorer who journeyed across the Pacific Ocean from the Philippines to Acapulco, a way which was eventually named Urdaneta's Route.

Before Fame

He spent the years of 1526 to 1534 in the Spice Islands.

Trivia

He wrote an account of his voyages, one of which is kept in the archives of the Council of the Indies.

Family Life

He was an orphan in his earlier years.

Associated With

He and film actor Antonio Banderas were both born in Spain.