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Ferdinand Magellan From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigation Jump to search "Magellan" redirects here. For the railcar, see Ferdinand Magellan (railcar) . For other uses, see Magellan (disambiguation) . Ferdinand Magellan Ferdinand Magellan, in a 16/17th century anonymous portrait Born Fernão de Magalhães c. 1480 Sabrosa , Kingdom of Portugal Died 27 April 1521 (aged 40–41) Chiefdom of Mactan (now Lapu-Lapu, Philippines ) Nationality Portuguese Known for The first circumnavigation of the Earth Signature
Ferdinand Magellan ( /m l n/ əˈɡɛ ə [1] or /m d l n/ əˈ ʒɛ ə ; [2] Portuguese : Fernão de Magalhães , IPA: [f n w d m j ] ɨɾˈ ɐ̃ ɨ ɐɣɐˈʎɐ̃ ʃ ; Spanish: Fernando de Magallanes , IPA: [fe ɾ nando ðe ma a anes] ˈ ɣ ˈʎ ; c. 1480 – 27 April 1521) 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, which was completed by Juan Sebastián Elcano . Born around 1480 into a family of minor Portuguese nobility , Magellan became a skilled

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