Category:Ferdinand Magellan

English: Ferdinand Magellan (c. 1480 – 1521) — a Portuguese explorer who found the westward route to Asia.
  • Magellan's expedition of 1519–1522 became the:
  1. first expedition to sail from the Atlantic Ocean into the Pacific Ocean, passage being made via the Strait of Magellan of South America.
  2. first to cross the Pacific Ocean.
  3. first circumnavigation of the Earth, although Magellan himself did not complete the entire voyage, being killed in the Philippines.
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