Ferdinand magellan latest breaking news, pictures, videos, and special reports from the economic times ferdinand magellan blogs, comments and archive news on economictimescom. Fernão de magalhães, d 1521 (ferdinand magellan) magellan was desperate and depressed, confounded by the distance and amount of time they had spent sailing. Ferdinand magellan believed he could sail west to asia from spain when he set out in five ships in 1519 the result was the discovery of the pacific ocean six years before, the spanish explorer. The noun ferdinand magellan has 1 sense: 1 portuguese navigator in the service of spain he commanded an expedition that was the first to circumnavigate the world (1480-1521.
Portuguese explorer ferdinand magellan led the expedition to the east indies from 1519 to 1522 resulting in the first circumnavigation of the earth a short time. 1-12 of 194 results for books: ferdinand magellan ferdinand magellan historical time period ancient medieval renaissance 16th century 17th century 18th. Ferdinand magellan - a man of his time (2-3 day lesson plan, with handouts) what motivates people to explore around the world magellan 1519, 3 lessons overviews and.
Ferdinand magellan was among the first few explorers who crossed every single time meridian on the globe he was also the first european to access the pacific ocean via the strait of magellan, a route dared for the first time and thus, appropriately named after him. Introduction ferdinand magellan is known for circumnavigating - sailing around - the world from spain he sailed around south america, discovering the strait of magellan, and across the pacific. Portuguese navigator ferdinand magellan sets sail from spain in an effort to find a western sea route to the rich spice islands of indonesia in command of five ships and 270 men, magellan sailed.
Ferdinand magellan was a portuguese navigator and captain who led the first expedition that successfully circled the globe it was at this time that serious. The battle of mactan (cebuano: under the command of ferdinand magellan, when they wounded him, he turned back many times to see whether we were all in the. Ferdinand magellan's remaining crew return to spain more than 5 times the armament of magellan's ships, and brunei disdained cloves, which were to prove more. Ferdinand magellan was born to noble parents in portugal in 1480 his parents died when he was a child, and he was sent to be a page to the queen during this time, he attended school and studied geography, navigation, astronomy and cartography.
Ferdinand magellan - fernão de magalhães, was a portuguese explorer he was born in northern portugal, and served king charles i of spain in search of a westward. 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 [. Over the edge of the world: magellan's terrifying circumnavigation new york times book review ferdinand magellan's daring circumnavigation of the globe in the.
Ferdinand magellan (/ m parr, charles m (1953), so noble a captain: the life and times of ferdinand magellan, new york: crowell, isbn. Monument of ferdinand magellan in punta arenas in chile the statue looks towards the strait of magellan antonio pigafetta's journal is the main source for much of what is known about magellan and elcano's voyage.
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 for the queen, at age 10. 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 (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.