Ferdinand Magellan

By Jordan Allen

Early Life

He was born in Sabrosa, Portugal in 1480. He sailed for Spain later in his life.

He married Maria Cladera Beatriz Barbosa in 1517. They had 2 children together.


In 1517 he sailed to East Africa he found Egyptian ships in battle and got wounded where he would have a limp for the rest of his life.

Route Taken

He found the western sea route to the Spice Islands

He sailed all the way around the world on accident

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He explored from (1516-1521)

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He was the first person to travel completely round the Globe

Ferdinand Characteristics

  • Loyalty
  • Bravery
  • Intellegent

Later in life

He was a soldier on the ship the first time he sailed but after a couple of battles, a amputated leg and 1 eyeball left he became captain of the ship and found the spice islands. He even named the Pacific Ocean after his daughter.
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