A biography of the life of ferdinand magellan, the portuguese explorer who is credited with circumnavigating the earth. Ferdinand magellan was a portuguese explorer who led the first expedition that circumnavigated the earth by sailing from the atlantic ocean to the pacific ocean he is also known for naming the pacific ocean magellan was born in portugal around 1480 as a student, he studied navigation and. Magellan, ferdinand (1480-1521), portuguese-born spanish explorer and navigator, leader of the first expedition to circumnavigate, or sail completely around, the world he was born in northern portugal.
Sail into the life of explorer ferdinand magellan on biographycom magellan led the first expedition to successfully circumnavigate the world despite huge setbacks and magellan's death. The magellan expedition • also known as magellan-delcano circumnavigation • the first voyage around the world in human history it was a spanish expedition that sailed from seville in 1519 under the command of ferdinand magellan. Ferdinand magellan (/ m the five hundredth anniversary of magellan's expedition and so noble a captain: the life and times of ferdinand magellan. Explorer ferdinand magellan, with the support of king charles v of spain, set out to circumnavigate the globe he assembled a fleet of ships and despite huge setbacks, his own death included.
Spanish expeditions to the philippines the magellan expedition ferdinand magellan , a portuguese in the service of the spanish crown, was looking for a westward route to the to the spice islands of indonesia. The circumnavigation voyage of ferdinand magellan greatly impacted our modern world socially, environmentally and economically ferdinand magellan's also had made a lot of discoveries in his age, which was during the 1500s. Ferdinand magellan was a portuguese explorer who led the first sailing expedition to circumnavigate the globe magellan also is said to have named the pacific ocean mar pacifico, which translates to peaceful sea. Magellan - in 1517 ferdinand magellan proposed to king charles i of spain for a fully funded expedition to find a western sea route to the molaccan islands. Ferdinand magellan is credited with discovering a route into the pacific ocean which was named the strait of magellan in his honor the death of magellan at the.
The grandson of king ferdinand and queen isabella, who had funded columbus' expedition to the new world in 1492, received magellan's petition with the same favor shown by his grandparents. Ferdinand magellan voyages of discovery - circumnavigation part 1/4 weestenna loading unsubscribe from weestenna magellan - bbc documentary squirrly001 super killer. Above: the route ferdinand magellan took on his expedition to the 'spice islands' in the year 1519, ferdinand hired 237 men and five ships and sailed west in search of the spice islands on his expedition to the spice islands, ferdinand sailed from the atlantic ocean to the pacific ocean. Legendary explorers: the life and legacy of ferdinand magellan chronicles magellan's life and his historic expedition, analyzing the aftermath of his expeditions and his legacy along with pictures of important people, places, and events in his life, you will learn about magellan like you never have before, in no time at all.
Early life and first voyages ferdinand magellan was born in villa real or oporto, portugal in 1480, of noble parentage magellan's death the expedition. Fernão de magalhães, d 1521 (ferdinand magellan) expedition (1519-1522): five ships (trinidad, death of magellan on the philippine island of mactan. This biography introduces young readers to the life of brave portuguese sea captain ferdinand magellan, who confirmed that the earth is round and introduced the pacific ocean to europeans while sailing for king charles i of spain.
Ferdinand magellan was the leader of the first expedition to circumnavigate the real world he was the first european to sail across the pacific ocean and discovered a route by which ships could sail a complete circle around the world. The historical figure ferdinand magellan was a portuguese the life and adventures of marco polo following magellan's death, the two newly elected expedition. The life of ferdinand magellan on this expedition ferdinand got badly wounded from a gunshot he also had a disagreement with a commanding officer and left. Ferdinand magellan (a short biography) initial life: magellan was born in sabrosa, portugal on 27th of april, 1521 after his parents' death when he was ten, he.