- He was born in 1540, in Tavistack, England.
- He died on January 28, 1596 in Portobelo, Panama.
- He defeated the Spanish Armada.
- Took back a large cargo of spices and Spanish treasure to England.
- Became the most renowned seaman of the Elizabethan era.
Impact On Today
- He influenced exploring the world.
- He landed at the state of California and claimed it for Queen Elizabeth I.
- He saved colonists from Roanoke.
- He completed the first circumnavigation in the world.
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