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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Ferdinand Magellan
Magellan took the oath of allegiance in the church of Santa María de la Victoria de Triana in Seville, and received the imperial standard.
The voyage was resumed on 24 August, and on 21 October the fleet reached Cape Virgenes and, with it, the entrance to the long-sought straits.
Magellan wished to subdue the neighbouring Island of Mactan and was killed there, 27 April, by the poisoned arrows of the natives.
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  Ferdinand Magellan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ferdinand Magellan (Portuguese: Fernão de Magalhães, IPA pronunciation: /fɨɾ'nɐ̃ũ dɨ mɐɣɐ'ʎɐ̃ĩʃ/; Spanish: Fernando or Hernando de Magallanes; Spring 1480–April 27, 1521) was a Portuguese maritime explorer who, at the service of Spain, led the first successful attempt to sail around the entire Earth.
Magellan went on his first voyage on the sea at the age of 25 in 1505, when he was sent to India to install Francisco de Almeida as the Portuguese viceroy.
Magellan was killed in the Battle of Mactan against indigenous forces led by Lapu-Lapu on April 27, 1521.
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 Ferdinand Magellan - Wikipedia
Magellan segelte zunächst zu den Kanarischen Inseln, wo er Vorräte aufnahm, und dann zu den Kapverden, wo er Kurs auf Brasilien nahm.
Vor der Durchfahrt stellte Magellan den Kapitänen der anderen Schiffe frei, nach Hause zurückzukehren.
Magellan entdeckte auch den Seeweg westwärts nach Asien.
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 Magellan - MSN Encarta
Magellan set out to reach the East Indies by sailing westward from Europe, which no one was sure could be done.
Magellan was born Fernão de Magalhães to a noble Portuguese family; later the Spanish knew him as Fernando de Magallanes.
The king canceled a promotion Magellan had received for his valor against the Moors and later denied his request for a fleet to prove that the Moluccas could be reached by sailing west.
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 Ferdinand Magellan
Ferdinand Magellan was born in about 1480 in Sabrosa of a noble family, and he spent his years as a court page.
The passage through the Strait of Magellan was too long and difficult to be a practical trade route from Europe to the Moluccas, however, and Spain sold her interests there to Portugal.
Ferdinand Magellan proved to the world and all those who rejected his ideas that one could circumnavigate the world.
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Ferdinand Magellan was born in Northern Portugal 1480.
Ferdinand died by a poison arrow in the foot by Sultan of Macton.
Ferdinand Magellan made the voyage possible because he convinced the teenager king that some of the Spice Islands were in some of the undiscovered world.
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 Ferdinand Magellan
Ferdinand Magellan was born in 1480, and at the age of 10, his parents died.
Magellan waited for 2 weeks for the good news that he was expecting, but when they came back and told him that it was not any good.
Ferdinand Magellan was born in Portugal, and when he first sailed, he served for Portugal.
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 Ferdinand Magellan
Ferdinand Magellan, in Spanish Fernando Magallanes, or Fernã de Magalhães, the first circumnavigator of the globe, was born at Sabrosa in the Villa Real district of the Traz-os-Montes province of Portugal.
Magellan proposed to reach the Spice Islands of the East Indies by the west; for that purpose he hoped to discover a strait at the extreme south of South America, and is said to have declared himself ready to sail southwards to 75 degrees to realize his project.
Magellan's two wills (i) executed at Belem on the 17th of December 1504, on the eve of his departure with Almeida, (ii) executed at Seville on the 24th of August, 1519, just before starting on his voyage round the world, are both of some value for his life.
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 Ferdinand Magellan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ferdinand Magellan (Portuguese: Fernão de Magalhães, IPA pronunciation: /fɨɾ'nɐ̃ũ dɨ mɐɣɐ'ʎɐ̃ĩʃ/; Spanish: Fernando or Hernando de Magallanes; Spring 1480–April 27, 1521) was a Portuguese maritime explorer who, at the service of Spain, led the first successful attempt to sail around the entire Earth.
Magellan went on his first voyage on the sea at the age of 25 in 1505, when he was sent to India to install Francisco de Almeida as the Portuguese viceroy.
Magellan was killed in the Battle of Mactan against indigenous forces led by Lapu-Lapu on April 27, 1521.
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 Magellan Printout - EnchantedLearning.com
Ferdinand Magellan (1480-1521) was a Portuguese explorer who led the first expedition that sailed around the Earth (1519-1522).
Magellan and his friend the astronomer Ruy de Falero proposed to King Charles V (of Spain) that a westward voyage around the tip of South America would take them to the Moluccas (spice-rich islands) and avoid the Portuguese (with whom they were competing fiercely).
Magellan was killed towards the end of the voyage, in the Philippines, during a battle with the natives.
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Magellan is mentioned as being sent to warn the commander of impending attack by Malays and during the subsequent fighting courageously saved the life of a Portuguese explorer, Francisco Serrão, who later from the Moluccas (Maluku) sent him helpful information about those islands.
Magellan and Faleiro now proposed by sailing west to give practical proof of their claim that the wealth-giving Spice Islands lay west of the line of demarcation--that is, within the Spanish, not the Portuguese, hemisphere.
Magellan, who in 1517 married Beatriz Barbosa, daughter of an important official in Seville, said farewell to his wife and infant son Rodrigo before his ships left Sanlúcar de Barrameda on Sept. 20, 1519, carrying about 270 men, among whom nine countries were represented.
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 Ferdinand Magellan
Magellan was born of a noble family in northern Portugal.
Magellan's men soon became dissatisfied because the food was running short and they were tired of the hardships that they had already endured.
Magellan was cut down by a sword on April 27, 1521, while fighting the enemies of the chief of Cebu on the island of Mactan.
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 Ferdinand Magellan - Cebu Wikipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Magellan was born in Sabrosa (near Vila Real, in the province of Trás-os-Montes of north Portugal) or in Porto.
Magellan was able to communicate with the native peoples because his Malay interpreter could understand their language.
Magellan was killed in the Battle of Mactan, against indigenous forces led by Lapu-Lapu, on April 27, 1521.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Ferdinand Magellan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Antonio Pigafetta, a wealthy tourist who paid to be on the Magellan voyage, provided the only extant eyewitness account of the events culminating in Magellan's death, as follows: The Battle of Mactan was fought in the Philippines on April 27, 1521.
Magellan was born in a stone farmhouse in Sabrosa, near Vila Real, in the province of Trás-dos-Montes of north Portugal.
Magellan died in the Philippines on April 27 in the Battle of Mactan against indigenous forces led by Lapu-Lapu.
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 Ferdinand Magellan - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Ferdinand Magellan (Spring 1480 – April 27, 1521; Portuguese: Fernão de Magalhães; Spanish: Fernando or Hernando de Magallanes) was a Portuguese Comedian who escaped from a mental facility in Portugal.
At the age of 12, Magellan became chief idiot to King John II and Queen Eleonora at the royal court at the capital of Lisbon.
Magellan was killed in the Battle of Mactan, against indigenous forces led by the Mactan Datu, Upal-Upal, on April 27, 1521 when the natives mistook the joke and believed that Magellan preposterously thought the world was three dimensional.
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 Ferdinand Magellan
Magellan had completed the most difficult part of his voyage when he was killed in a campaign against a native king at Mactan Island in the Philippines in 1521.
Magellan announced that, at the age of 36, he was impoverished by eight years of navigating, exploring, and fighting battles for the crown in Africa and the Portuguese Indies.
And Ferdinand Magellan, with his wealth of experience in the Indies, they all agreed, was just the man to carry out their plan.
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 Ferdinand Magellan
He was related to King John II of Portugal, and for this reason he went to the royal courts to work and study astronomy (the study of the stars in relation to the earth), mapmaking and navigation.
Magellan got along with most of the people who lived on the islands, but the leader of the Mactan Island did not like Magellan because he was friendly with Mactan's enemies.
Magellan is known as the first man to sail all the way around the world.
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 Ferdinand Magellan
Magellan was born the son of Pedro Ruy de Magalhaes and Alda de Mezquita in Sabrosa, Portugal in 1480.
Magellan proposed to the Spanish king an expedition to find a passage through the New World to this ocean and to sail west to the Moluccas, thus proving that the Spice Islands lay on the Spanish side of the line of demarcation.
Magellan took the oath of allegiance in the church of Santa Maria de la Victoria de Triana in Seville, and received the imperial standard.
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Magellan had studied enough charts and stories to know that other explorers had probed the South American coast, and he was sure there existed an opening through the land mass that stretched from the North Pole south to the vast ocean Balboa saw at Panama in 1513.
Magellan and his men were excited with hope that this might be the passage west to the Orient.
Magellan was adamant: "We must by Providence search for the passageway until we find it or perish." On October 21, they found a beautiful horseshoe-shaped bay which they named the Cape of the Eleven Thousand Virgins.
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 Ferdinand Magellan
Magellan was born the son of Pedro Ruy de Magalhaes and Alda de Mezquita in Sabrosa, Portugal in 1480.
Magellan proposed to the Spanish king an expedition to find a passage through the New World to this ocean and to sail west to the Moluccas, thus proving that the Spice Islands lay on the Spanish side of the line of demarcation.
Magellan took the oath of allegiance in the church of Santa Maria de la Victoria de Triana in Seville, and received the imperial standard.
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 European Explorers: Ferdinand Magellan
Ferdinand Magellan was born in the spring of 1480, probably in Oporto, Portugal.
Ferdinand Magellan was one of the greatest explorers of the Renaissance Period.
Ferdinand de Magellan was born about 1470 of noble parents, and probably spent his boyhood as a page of the Queen of Portugal.
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I sailed with Ferdinand Magellan and kept a log of the journey.
P: Ferdinand Magellan was the commander of the first voyage to sail around the world.
P: Magellan was born in 1480 in Portugal.
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 Ferdinand Magellan (Ferdinand Magellan Kimdir? - Ferdinand Magellan Hakkında) - MsXLabs
Magellan Boğazını ilk defa bulan ünlü Portekizli gemici.
Buradaki nehirler vasıtasıyla batıya geçmek isteyen Magellan bir geçit bulamayacağını anlayınca Latin Amerika'nın güneyine doğru yelken açtı.
Magellan Boğazına giren filo, bu boğazdan büyük sıkıntılardan sonra çıkabildi.
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 Magellan: 1519-1522
Ferdinand Magellan set out from Spain on this voyage with five ships, but the voyage was more difficult than expected.
Magellan convinced the king that this voyage would be useful to show that the Spice Islands were property of Spain, not Portugal.
Magellan believed he had found the Spice Islands and exclaimed, "Montevideo," that is, "I see a mountain"; but it was only the large delta of the Rio de la Plata.
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 Ferdinand Magellan information - Search.com
Magellan was born in Sabrosa, near Vila Real in the province of Trás-os-Montes, Portugal.
Maps of the Magellan Straits and a brief hisory of Ferdinand Magellan.
Ferdinand Magellan was the first European to reach Tierra del Fuego on South America's southern tip.
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 European Explorers: Ferdinand Magellan
Ferdinand Magellan, a European explorer in the 15th-16th centuries, died while trying to find a western sea route to the "Spice Islands" in Asia.
Ferdinand Magellan was born in the spring of 1480, probably in Oporto, Portugal.
Ferdinand de Magellan was born about 1470 of noble parents, and probably spent his boyhood as a page of the Queen of Portugal.
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 Magellan
Magellan was accused of illegal trade with the Islamic Moors and have also been given a poor report by the Viceroy of India.
Magellan reached Seville in 1517, and from there went to Valladolid to see Charles I. He became a Spanish National and began to acquire great influence in Seville.
Magellan's expedition was the first to circumnavigate the globe and the first to navigate the strait in South America connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.
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