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Ferdinand Magellan

Ferdinand Magellan

Biography Ferdinand Magellan (1480 - 1521)

Portuguese explorer

Died on 27 apr 1521
Origin country Portugal
Quotes by Ferdinand Magellan

Magellan's expedition of 1519-1522 became the first sailing expedition from the Atlantic Ocean into the Pacific Ocean and the first to cross the Pacific.
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