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The Adventure


By: Erin

From: International School of Düsseldorf
Published on: June 7, 2017

Ferdinand Magellan was born in Porto Portugal in 1480. Ferdinand Magellan sailed under both the flags Portugal and Spain. He was first man to successfully circumnavigate the world also proving that the world is not flat. He sailed around South America from Spain, discovering the Strait of Magellan, and across the Pacific Ocean. Ferdinand Magellan died on April 27th 1521 in Mactan, Philippines. Even though he was killed in the Philippines, one of his ships continued west to Spain and accomplished the first circumnavigation of the Earth. The man that completed the journey was by the Basque navigator Juan Sebastián elCano

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Genre: Biographies and Memoirs, Fiction, Non-fiction
Tagged with: Adventure, Exploring, Historical fiction, history, travel
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