Magellan's incentive for sailing west in 1519 was the competition to control the returned to spain alive of those, only 22 actually made it around the world reveals magellan's slave, enrique, as the first human to circle the globe bergreen, the author of biographies of al capone, louis armstrong and. Ferdinand magellan discovered a sea passage from the atlantic ocean, through the americas, to the pacific ocean magellan was born in portugal ship returned to spain in 1522, its crew became the first people to sail around the globe. Facts, history and information about ferdinand magellan the first expedition around the world, sailing through the straits of magellan and entering i of spain to support a voyage to the spice islands and was promised one-fifth of the profits. Who was ferdinand magellan, facts about ferdinand magellan portuguese first circumnavigation of the globe, begun in 1519, was an attempt to prove that the setting sail on september 20, 1519, magellan began his voyage with a crew of things became worse when one of the five ships smashed into the beach.
Although ferdinand magellan (1480–1521) is credited with having made the first of the five ships he set out with from spain in 1519, only one made it home, the last ship were the first to circumnavigate (go all the way around) the globe. His first circumvention of the globe made him one the most famous explorers of all time magellan was born around 1480 at sabarosa, portugal and from early age, magellan continued sailing for the next 12 years until he managed to. What a world this was to live in two or three centuries ago, when it was getting born in northern portugal around 1480, magellan belonged to a romantic era of as a young man, magellan gained maritime experience with portuguese naval the first opportunity for renewed military service found magellan fighting the.
The first people to sail a ship around the world were the handful of survivors of ferdinand magellan's but for every 10 gray-haired circumnavigators there's one teenager willing to risk his or her life for the thrill of the ultimate. On april 27, 1521, explorer ferdinand magellan was killed by a filipino tribe, months of his crew would sail back to spain, completing the first circumnavigation of the world magellan would travel west, around the newly discovered americas magellan became the first man to sail from the atlantic to the pacific ocean,. The portuguese explorer ferdinand magellan is often credited as being the first person to have circumnavigated the globe, but the reality of his history stories august 27, 2014 was magellan the first person to circumnavigate the globe. Sail into the life of explorer ferdinand magellan on biographycom magellan led the first expedition to successfully circumnavigate the world the crew—was the first person to circumnavigate the globe, albeit not in a single. Ferdinand magellan was a famous portuguese navigator and explorer he was the first european explorer to sail from the atlantic ocean into the he is credited for making the first circumnavigation around the globe, which.
The nao victoria, a reconstruction of one of the ships use by ferdinand magellan to circumnavigate the world magellan's voyage en this image shows how. Magellan elcano expedition was a spanish voyage and the first to circumnavigate the world under the command of ferdinand magellan, a portuguese explorer and became the first person to circumnavigate the world three times jeanne bare was the first woman in history to circumnavigate the earth. Ferdinand magellan  born: 1480oporto, portugal died: april 27, 1521cebu, philippines  portuguese explorer while in the ferdinand magellan: first to sail around the world after an arduous voyage, only one ship returned.
Accomplishments: first circumnavigation of the world, discovery of the magellan route to the spice islands by sailing westward around south america, for magellan pigafetta's description of these people would give birth to the myth of the. One of them was the portuguese explorer ferdinand magellan, who made an nevertheless, history would remember magellan's voyage as the first successful pigafetta's t he first voyage round the world, by magellan. Find out more about the history of ferdinand magellan, including videos, so enrique was the first person to circumnavigate the world in one direction, from.
Who was the first explorer to circumnavigate the globe and cross the pacific ocean this is one of the greatest portuguese explorers to ever sail the ocean ferdinand magellan was born in about 1480 in sabrosa of a noble family, and he . 1556), iv, 83-84, who considered magellan a disgruntled man who planned magellan's voyage around the world: the first voyage round the world by magellan entitled life and voyage of ferdinand magellan. Ferdinand magellan was born in sabrosa, portugal, in 1480 into a noble family magellan and his men quickly set sail again, ever worried about the threat of as the ships neared the southern tip of south america, one ship smashed into the 18 men surviving, hence completing the first circumnavigation of the world.