Ferdinand Magellan

By: Jonathan Kim

Reasons for Exploration

Magellan had heard about Christopher Columbus´s Voyages. He wanted more than anything to become the famous explorer who finally found a shorter way to Asia with all of its spices, silk, and jewels. Magellan has the permission to search for a shorter route to Asia. To find a strait way to spice Islands.

Accomplishments

Found a strait way to spice Islands. He was the first one to completly sail around the world. Magellan also the first to navigate the present day Strait of Magellan connecting the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans.