Magellan, ferdinand (1480-1521) portuguese mariner, explorer ferdinand magellan was the first explorer to lead an expedition that circumnavigated the globe. Here are some facts about ferdinand magellan ferdinand magellan was a portuguese explorer, who lived from about 1480 until 1521 his exact birthplace in northern portugal is not known magellan is famous for being the first person to sail from the atlantic ocean into the pacific ocean, and for. Age of atlantic exploration: ferdinand magellan was a portuguese explorer and the first to sail around south america and around the world find this pin and more on ferdinand magellan by mikemeer. Erected a stone cross to mark the, at the time, easternmost point of portuguese exploration ferdinand magellan: date (s) of exploration: 1519-1521: nation of representation first to travel from atlantic ocean around africa to pacific ocean magellan himself died before reaching. Ferdinand magellan (1480-1521) was a portuguese explorer who is credited with masterminding the first expedition to circumnavigate the world.
Ferdinand magellan was the first person to lead an expedition across the pacific ocean he became one of the first individuals to cross all of the meridians of the globe. Ferdinand magellan ferdinand magellan is another explorer, mariner and navigator who was born in portugal, in 1480 magellan first served the portuguese king manual and spent eight years exploring the. Start studying ap world history key terms 16 learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards ferdinand magellan (1480-1521) spanish explorer who conquered the incas in what is now peru and founded the city of lima. Ferdinand magellan by kelly hashway when we think of explorers, one of the first names that but there are many other explorers who did great things, one being ferdinand magellan magellan was a portuguese sailor who proved it was possible to sail around the globe. In 1519, portuguese explorer ferdinand magellan took five ships and 200 men on an epic journey around the world on behalf of spain follow the world's first circumnavigation by sail through a dramatic passage of disease, starvation, and death young readers will learn about the ancient spice. Posts about ferdinand magellan written by east indies, english explorers, european explorers 15th century, exploitation of colonies, ferdinand magellan, ferdinand v, francisco bartholomeu dias and vasco da gama were the first portuguese explorers to round africa's cape of good hope.
Exploration of the pacific this article includes a list of references later, portuguese explorer ferdinand magellan sailed the pacific east to west on a castilian (spanish) expedition of world circumnavigation starting in 1519 magellan called the ocean pac fico. Ferdinand magellan who was the first explorer to circumnavigate the globe and cross the pacific ocean this is one of the greatest portuguese explorers to ever sail the ocean ferdinand magellan was born in about 1480 in sabrosa of a noble family. Ferdinand magellan definition, ferdinand, c1480-1521, portuguese navigator: discoverer of the straits of magellan 1520 and the philippines 1521 see more.
Ferdinand magellan (1480 - 27 april 1521) was a portuguese explorer he became the first european to sail the pacific ocean, and the first to sail around the world. In search of fame and fortune, portuguese explorer ferdinand magellan (c 1480-1521) set out from spain in 1519 with a fleet of five ships to discover a western sea route to the spice islands. Ferdinand magellan biography explorer navigator portuguese name: fernao de magalhaes magellan was born in portugal, but it was under the spanish flag that he sailed in 1519 with the intention of reaching the spice islands by sailing west around south america. Ferdinand magellan: ferdinand magellan, portuguese navigator and explorer who sailed under the flags of both portugal and spain from spain he sailed around south america, discovering the strait of magellan, and across the pacific though he was killed in the philippines, one of his ships.
Ferdinand magellan was a portuguese explorer who sailed for the spanish crown and who in 1519 organized and set off on an expedition that would mark the first european circumnavigation of the globe. While in the service of spain, the portuguese explorer ferdinand magellan led the first european voyage of discovery to circumnavigate (travel around) the globe.
Portuguese explorer ferdinand magellan set out from spain in 1519 with a fleet of five ships to discover a western sea route to the spice islands. Historical events in the life of ferdinand magellan 1519-09-20 spanish expedition led by portuguese navigator ferdinand magellan sets off on the 1st successful circumnavigation of the globe (magellan killed on route. In lisbon, the belem district is one the most picturesque areas in portugal's capital many great portuguese explorers, such as bartholomeu dias, who rounded the cape of good hope, vasco de gama, who discovered the sea route to india, and even ferdinand magellan started their voyages of.