Ferdinand Magellan

Magellan attempts to find a shorter route to Asia

Magellan's first voyage

Ferdinand Magellan was born in the spring time of 1480, in Northern Portugal.Ferdinand Magellan started his voyage three years ago 1519. He set sail with five ships and more than 260 men. Magellan wanted be a famous explorer more than anything. he had heard about the recent famous explorer Christopher Columbus who had found a shorter route to Asia. King Charles V king of Spain supported magellan and gave him the tools he needed for his voyage.