Category:Ferdinand Magellan

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English: Ferdinand Magellan (c. 1480 – 1521) — a Portuguese explorer who found the westward route to Asia.
  • Magellan's expedition of 1519–1522 became the:
  1. first expedition to sail from the Atlantic Ocean into the Pacific Ocean, passage being made via the Strait of Magellan of South America.
  2. first to cross the Pacific Ocean.
  3. first circumnavigation of the Earth, although Magellan himself did not complete the entire voyage, being killed in the Philippines.
Español: Fernando de Magallanes, también conocido como Hernando de Magallanes
Português: Fernão de Magalhães


Ferdinand Magellan 
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Portuguese explorer
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Date of birth1480
Sabrosa
Date of death27 April 1521
Mactan
Country of citizenship
  • Kingdom of Portugal
Occupation
Father
  • Q42293555
Mother
  • Q42293604
Spouse
  • Beatriz Barbosa
Award received
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