Ferdinand magellan led the first european circumnavigation of the globe, confirming the earth was round and much bigger than scholars of the day anticipated magellan was killed during the voyage, but it was completed by his crew magellan was born as minor nobility, exposing him to stories of. Ferdinand magellan (1480 – 27 april 1521) was born in portugal in 1480, but would sail under the spanish flaghis expedition would become the first to circumnavigate the earth, although he did not complete the voyage along the way he discovered new islands, water passageways and a new sea route to asia. These voyages, professor wu noted, came a few decades before most of the famous european voyages of discovery known to all western school children: christopher columbus, in 1492 vasco da gama, in 1498 and ferdinand magellan, in 1521.
Christopher columbus: early life christopher columbus, the son of a wool merchant, was born in genoa, italy, in about 1451 when he was still a teenager, he got a job on a merchant ship. Ferdinand magellan is credited with discovering a route into the pacific ocean which was named the strait of magellan in his honor there is a remarkable similarity between the careers of the so-called christopher columbus and ferdinand magellan maps were top secret during the age of discovery. Christopher colombus and ferdinand magellan ferdinand magellan voyages of discovery exploring the world christopher columbus and the new world - duration:. The historical figure ferdinand magellan was a portuguese explorer who remains famous for the first circumnavigation of the earth, proving that the earth is round this contributed to the european age of discovery, as one of the goals of maritime exploration was the finding of an alternative route to the east christopher columbus, an.
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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. This could include explorers such as marco polo, ferdinand magellan, lewis and clark, the crew of apollo 11, or any individual who, in the name of human advancement, took a risk to discover something new. Ferdinand magellan was born about 1480 to a noble family in portugal inspired by the voyages of christopher columbus, vasco núñez de balboa and other explorers, magellan had devised a plan. Letter from columbus to ferdinand and isabella concerning the colonization and commerce of española letter of dr chanca on the second voyage of columbus narrative of the third voyage of columbus as contained in las casas's history.
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. A biography of the life of ferdinand magellan, the portuguese explorer who is credited with circumnavigating the earth possibly even those conducted by christopher columbus intrepid explorers of the age of discovery begin exploring the age of exploration the truth about christopher columbus's life. Answer all the questions below: topic 1 1 what important discovery did vasco da gama make was the first explorer to sail around the tip of africa and reach india 2 what important discovery did ferdinand magellan make.
The age of exploration started in the renaissance christopher columbus found a new world amerigo vespucci discovered that it's another island the people that was in the age was christopher columbus, vasco da gama, pedro álvares cabral, john cabot, juan ponce de leon, amerigo vespucci, and ferdinand magellan america was named after amerigo vespucci christopher columbus was born. Ferdinand magellan was born in 1480 in sabrosa, portugal to rui de magalhaes and alda de mesquita because his family had ties to the royal family, magellan became a page to the portuguese queen after his parents' untimely deaths in 1490. 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.
Columbus, magellan and vespucci 1 christopher columbus fun facts to musi c after making his discovery, columbus was eager to return home to spain and claim his riches only the pinta and the nina were able to return to spain, however, as the santa maria wrecked off the coast of hispaniola fun facts about christopher. Ferdinand magellan and his discovery of the philippines fernão magalhaes was born in portugal around 1480, the son of the mayor of his native town his interest in the nautical sciences started when he studied in the court of portugal. 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. It then presents the exploits, lives and contributions of the following explorers: vasco da gama, christopher columbus and ferdinand magellan a word version of the solution is attached for easy download and printing.