The name ferdinand magellan might ring a few bells for you even if you don’t know who he is, you will most likely recognize the name in fact, he is one of the defining figures of history, and made one of the most important discoveries of all time when a voyage he led circumnavigated the globe. Ferdinand magellan led the first expedition to sail all the way around the world he also discovered a passage from the atlantic ocean to the pacific ocean that is today called the straits of magellan ferdinand magellan was born in 1480 in northern portugal he grew up in a wealthy family and. Dominating the plaza de armas is the statue of ferdinand magellan different tributes are on each of the four sides of the plinth on top is portugese explorer magellan, first person to circumnavigate the world, gazing out to the straits of magellan which he visited. A guam commission is being proposed for the 500th anniversary of portuguese explorer ferdinand magellan's trip around the world, which includes his stopover on guam and the mariana islands in.
Ferdinand magellan was born in sabrosa, portugal, in 1480 into a noble family after serving as a court page for two years, his adventurous spirit led him to a career as an explorer in 1506, magellan went to the spice islands (indonesia) to participate in several military and exploratory expeditions. Ferdinand magellan (c 1480-1521) was an early explorer of the new world he was one of the first individuals to cross all the meridians of the globe, sailing to the pacific through the south. This great explorers video explains the life and adventures of ferdinand magellan (english name), one of the most ambitious explorers of all times his most famous adventure was his perilous and daring expedition to the spice islands.
Ferdinand magellan this portuguese explorer was born on october 12, 1492 in southern spain it is an amazing coincidence that he eventually became a world explorer, because that is the day christopher columbus first landed in el salvador, thus discovering a new world. Ferdinand magellan (/ m antonio pigafetta's journal is the main source for much of what is known about magellan and elcano's voyage parr, charles m (1953), so noble a captain: the life and times of ferdinand magellan, new york: crowell,. Ferdinand magellan traveled more than 42,000 miles and led the first successful expedition to circumnavigate the earth according to new world encyclopedia, the exact distance he traveled around the world was 14,460 leagues (43,400 miles or 69,800 kilometers), which took him a little longer than. Ferdinand magellan is a famous explorer that was the captain of the first ship to travel around the world ferdinand magellan's voyage early life first voyage the first time that he had ever explored was a long time ago. Early life of ferdinand magellan ferdinand magellan was born in 1480, in sobrosa, portugal during the first decade of the 16th century, when magellan was in his 20s, he was a crew member on a number of expeditions to india and the spice islands.
For years they had not fingered the soft, aromatic crumb for years they had not known the flavours of the wine, the meat and the fruit of their homeland, wrote stefan zweig at the end of his account of magellan's voyage. Ferdinand magellan his place in history as the navigator who discovered a western route to india a strait with is name the strait of magellan is the passage with approximate 600 kilometers at the southern part of south american. Ferdinand magellan was born in portugal, either in the city of porto or in sabrosa, circa 1480 his parents were members of the portuguese nobility and after their deaths, magellan became a page. Ferdinand was wounded in several battles while on these trips, and was injured badly enough in one battle, which took place in morocco, that he walked with a limp for the rest of his life, according to historycom. Victoria (or nao victoria, as well as vittoria) was a spanish carrack and the first ship to successfully circumnavigate the world victoria was part of a spanish expedition commanded by the portuguese explorer ferdinand magellan , and after his death during the voyage, by juan sebastián elcano.
Fernão magalhães (ferdinand magellan is an anglicized version of his name) was born in approximately 1480 in the small portuguese town of villa de sabroza as the son of the mayor, he led a privileged childhood, and at an early age, he went to the royal court in lisbon to serve as page to the queen. This quiz is about ferdinand magellan and his voyage around the world which most scholars consider as the greatest navigational feat in history. Ferdinand magellan, a portuguese navigator, sailed west from spain in the early 16th century in hopes of finding a western shipping route to indonesia's spice islands with five ships and more than 250 men, he reached brazil, where he looked along the coast of south america for a strait leading to. Ferdinand magellan : travel with the great explorers - marie powell watch this video and write down some of the information you have learnt on the difficulties ferdinand magellan faced on his voyage to circumnavigate the globe what were the results of his discoveries ferdinand magellan the life and legacy of ferdinand magellan ebook. 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.
An interesting historical statue in memory of ferdinand magellan who discovered the passage way used to this day by shipping his voyage continued across the pacific until his death in the philippines. Ferdinand magellan died in 1521 during the battle of mactanfighting some rival filipino groups he died about 1 year beforethe last of his ships made it home. Burgan starts his book with an overview of magellan's voyage the rest of the book follows magellan's voyage in chronological order including a table of contents, glossary, did you know page, important dates in magellan's life page, important people page, want ot know more page and an index.
Ferdinand magellan's voyage round the world, 1519-1522 ce ferdinand de magellan was born about 1470 of noble parents, and probably spent his boyhood as a page of the queen of portugal as a young man he was in the east india service, then in morocco. Ferdinand magellan’s family in porto was of portuguese minor or secondary level nobility his father, rodrigo de magalhaes, served as a much-respected chamberlain of the king as a page in the portuguese king’s court, young magellan was introduced to rui de faleiro, an old famous navigator who sailed with vasco de gama. Ferdinand magellan (c 1480-1521) was born in sabrosa, portugal, to a family of minor portuguese nobility at age 12 ferdinand magellan (fernão de magalhães in portuguese and fernando de magallanes in spanish) and his brother diogo traveled to lisbon to serve as pages at queen leonora's court.