Ferdinand Magellan

Early Explorer


My research is all about Ferdinand Magellan. He was the first to Circumnavigate the globe

Early life

He started exploring in 1480 in Portugal. He grew up in a wealthy family. He was a page in the royal court when he was 12 years old. He enjoyed sailing for Portugal.

Reason for exploration

The reason he set sail is because he tried to find the shorter path to Asia. King V from spain paid for his trip


In September 1519 He set sail at Portugal. Magellan sailed by ship. Finally he found what he was looking for the faster way to Asia.


He changed the world by finding the shorter path to Asia. He died in April,27,1521 he died at Mac -tan Philippines.
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