Ferdinand Magellan Summary

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Encyclopedia Articles (5)

1,550 words, approx. 6 pages
The First Maritime Circumnavigation of the Globe Overview Fewer than three decades after Christopher Columbus (1451-1506) made his voyage to the New World, Ferdinand Magellan (c. 1480-1521) set sail i... Read more
842 words, approx. 3 pages
Ferdinand Magellan 1480-1521 Portuguese Explorer Ferdinand Magellan initiated, organized and led what was to become the first circumnavigation of the globe. Under his leadership, five ships set sail f... Read more
1,810 words, approx. 7 pages
Around the World Beneath the Sea: the Uss Triton Retraces Magellan's Historic Circumnavigation of the Globe Overview The first known submarine was designed, but never built, by William Borne in... Read more
1,002 words, approx. 4 pages
Magellan, Ferdinand (1480-1521) Portuguese mariner, explorer Ferdinand Magellan was the first explorer to lead an expedition that circumnavigated the globe. Like many of his contemporaries, Magellan u... Read more
2,220 words, approx. 8 pages
Ferdinand Magellan Born c.1480, Sabrosa or Pôrto, Portugal Died April 27, 1521, Mactan, Philippines A member of the Portuguese nobility, Ferdinand Magellan was born the son of Rui de Magalhaes... Read more