Ferdinand Magellan, ExplorerBorn: c. 1480Birthplace: Villa Real, PortugalDied: 27 April 1521 (killed in battle)Best Known As: The first guy to circumnavigate the Earth Portugu…ese name: Fernao de Magalhaes Magellan was born in Portugal, but it was under the Spanish flag that he sailed in 1519 with the intention of reaching the Spice Islands by sailing west around South America. After much hardship he succeeded in reaching and then sailing across the Pacific Ocean. Soon thereafter he was killed while trying to subdue the natives on what is now the island of Mactan in the Philippines. After still more hardships, one of his original five ships, Victoria, eventually made it back to Spain. Though Magellan didn't complete the entire circumnavigation, as the expedition's leader he is usually credited with being the first man to circle the globe. Above retrieved from Answers.com Viper1 He Captained the first circumnavigation of the earth.
he died in Philippines and his crew was successful but he was considered a failure.
Yes, he had two, but no one knows how they died. All they know is they died at a very young age.
yess he did he was the messenger for the queen at the time... :)
a person he is an explorer
he was a explorer and was GOING to be the first one to travel round the world but he got killed on a island by the natives there near Australia. He was a famous renaissance ex…plorer during this period of time 155-1650's. He set sail for is big trip in 1519 on the 20th of September. he took five ships with him
October- November 1520.
He had to be a Sailer He has to Navigate And have some leadership
Where "there"? In the Philippines? well he rode a boat from Portugal And ACCIDENTALLY he got into SAMAR where he met LAPU-LAPU in the PHILIPPINES P.S:REMEMBER HE RODE THE …BOAT WEST TO PROVE THE WORLD IS ROUND
At the tip of South America Magellan found a route from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean.