Ferdinand Magellan Biography

Ferdinand Magellan

Title Desricption
Full Name Fernão de Magalhães
Date of Birth 3 February 1480
Spouse : María Caldera Beatriz Barbosa (m. 1517–1521)
Famous As Explorer
Died 27 April 1521, Mactan, Philippines

In Short

Ferdinand Magellan was a Portuguese explorer who organised the Spanish expedition to the East Indies from 1519 to 1522, resulting in the first circumnavigation of the Earth, completed by Juan Sebastián Elcano.

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