Magellan, a portuguese explorer, was the first man to try and sail around the globe magellan was from a wealthy family ferdinand magellan - a man of his time (2-3 day lesson plan, with handouts) american history lesson plans, units, activities, projects for teachers. Ferdinand magellan voyages of discovery - circumnavigation part 1/4 ferdinand magellan voyages of discovery - circumnavigation part 2/4 - duration: 4 videos play all history: magellan. Ferdinand magellan's also had made a lot of discoveries in his age, which was during the 1500s his exploration has also greatly impacted on our present day's knowledge and as an inspiration to today's explorers. Ferdinand magellan, explorer to the pacific region list of survivors of magellan's ship the trinidad magellan's voyage around the world part 1: the story before the voyage.
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. Learn about the explorer ferdinand magellan from answerscom , produced by worldwide media this 2:17 long video tells the story of how magellan found the resources for him to try and sail around the world. Magellan is credited with the first circumnavigation of the globe, although he died before the voyage was completed en route, magellan discovered what is now called the strait of magellan he became the first european to cross the pacific ocean and named south america's tierra del fuego magellan.
History of exploration including san salvador, cuba, hispaniola, the portuguese and india, vespucci and america, balboa and the pacific, the lure of spice, magellan's theory, magellan and elcano, cartier and northwest passage, the northeast passage, willem barents. Ferdinand magellan was the first explorer to lead an expedition that circumnavigated the globe like many of his contemporaries, magellan underestimated the size of the oceans , and thought he could find a faster route to the spice islands by sailing west. 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.
The battle of mactan (cebuano: gubat sa mactan filipino: labanan sa mactan spanish: batalla de mactán) was fought in the philippines on 27 april 1521, prior to spanish colonizationthe warriors of lapu-lapu, a native chieftain of mactan island, overpowered and defeated a spanish force fighting for rajah humabon of cebu, under the command of ferdinand magellan, who was killed in the battle. Ferdinand ii, byname ferdinand the catholic, spanish fernando el católico, (born march 10, 1452, sos, aragon—died jan 23, 1516, madrigalejo, spain), king of aragon and king of castile (as ferdinand v) from 1479, joint sovereign with queen isabella i. With over 7,000 biographies and daily features that highlight newsworthy and compelling points-of-view, we are the digital source for true stories about people that matterferdinand magellan.
Ferdinand magellan was undoubtedly one of the greatest european sailors of his time whose path-breaking voyage contributed immensely to the age of exploration one of his greatest achievements was the crossing of the strait of magellan which was a huge navigational task considering the equipment and knowledge available at the time. 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. 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.
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. Ferdinand magellan was born fernão de magalhães, in the spring of 1480 he was a maritime explorer from portugal, who was the first man to explore the pacific ocean this successful exploration in pursuit of indonesia, made him the first person to circumnavigate the earth. 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.
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 en. Magellan ships short biography of the life of ferdinand magellan - explorer and navigator the following biography information provides basic facts about the life ferdinan d magellan: nationality - portuguese lifespan - 1480 - 1521 family - son of wealthy mayor pedro ruy de magalhaes and of alda de mezquita. 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 though he was killed in the philippines, his ship the victoria continued westward to spain, accomplishing the first circumnavigation of the globe but in some cases, his journey was filled with.