Ferdinand Magellan

Early Explorer


Ferdinand Magellan famous for first to circumnavigate the globe.

Early life

Born in 1480 in Portugal his family was very wealthy and served as a page in the royal court.

Reasons for exploration

King Charles v of Spain who agreed to fund for his voyage he wanted to circle the world.


He set sail in 1519 and traveled in Spain on boat

he found the Spice land.


He died in April 27 1521 in Cebu Philippians first to Circumnavigate the globe.
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He circumnavigate the world.

Monday, Dec. 15th 1519 at 9pm