Magellan was born in 1480 in
Portugal. He was the first sailor to circumnavigate the seas.
Magellan was the first sailor to cross the Pacific Ocean.
He discovered the Philippines
where we was also killed in what is known as the battle of Mactan.
Portuguese adventurer Ferdinand Magellan (1480-1521) was the first explorer to sail around South America to reach the Pacific Ocean.Magellan set off from Spain in 1519, with five ships
and 260 men.He sailed down
to the southern tip of South America and found a passage
through to the Pacific, now called the strait of Magellan.
Magellan thought it would take a few days to cross the Pacific.
In the Philippines, Magellan
was killed in a fight with local people but one of his ships reached Spain in 1522.It was the first boat to sail all the way around the World.
The ships sailed through the Strait of Magellan.
One ship was wrecked and one returned to Spain.
One ship was captured in indonesia, leaving just one ship to sail back to Spain.
As Magellan's ships sailed South the weather turned bad and cold. On top of that, they had not brought enough food.Some of the sailors decided to mutiny and tried to steal three of the ships.Magellan fought back, however, and had the leaders executed.
Magellan was born 1480 in
Portugal and you now that Portugal is n Europe.
Magellan was killed , leaving two ships to continue the voyage.
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