Ferdinand Magellan's Journey

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  • Nov 11, 1480

    Birth

    Birth
    The date of his birth is unknow but the year is not.
  • Jan 1, 1490

    Parents Died

    Parents Died
    Only year is known.
    Ferdinand Magellan;s parents died when he was 10 years old.
    Parents: dad, Rui de Magalhães, and mom, Alda de Mesquita.
  • Nov 8, 1495

    Joao's Successor

    Joao's Successor
    Only the year is known.
    Entered the srevice of Manuel, Joao II's successor.
  • Aug 7, 1504

    Volunteer for Indian Voyage

    Volunteer for Indian Voyage
    Only the year is known.
    Enlisted as a volunteer for the Indian Voyage of the first Portuguese Viceroy, in the east, Francisco d' Almeida.
  • Mar 25, 1505

    Sailed With Portugal's fleet

    Sailed With Portugal's fleet
    25 years old, sailing with Francisco d' Almeida, Portugal's first admiral and his fleet. Also Ferdinands first time at sea.
  • Mar 16, 1506

    Injured

    Injured
    Ferdinand was injured at Cancanore.
  • Sep 18, 1511

    Expedition to Conquor Melaka

    Expedition to Conquor Melaka
    Only the year is known.
    Went on an expedition to conquor Melaka.
  • Jun 30, 1512

    Return

    Return
    Only the year is known.
    Ferdinand returned to Portugal.
  • Jul 14, 1512

    Ranked Up

    Ranked Up
    Ferdinand was ranked up to fidalgo escudeiro.
  • Aug 28, 1513

    Wounded

    Wounded
    Ferdinand was wounded subsenquently but the city was taken.
  • Nov 8, 1513

    Another Expedition

    Another Expedition
    Only the year is known.
    Accompanied a Portuguese expedition against Azamor in Morocco.
  • May 15, 1514

    Leavivg fo spain

    Leavivg fo spain
    Ferdinand announced that he was giving his services to Spain.
  • Oct 20, 1517

    Reached Spain

    Reached Spain
    Reached Seville on the 20th of October 1517, and thence went to Valladolid to see Charles V.
  • Mar 22, 1518

    Deal

    Deal
    Magellan and Faleiro, as joint captains-general, signed an agreement with Charles V, which one-twentieth of the profits were to come to them. Also, the government of any lands discovered was vested in them and their heirs, with the title of Adelantados
  • Aug 10, 1519

    Fleet Left Seville

    Fleet Left Seville
    The fleet of five vessels left Seville and dropped down the Guadalquivir to S. Lucar de Barrameda, at the mouth of the river they stayed more than five weeks.
  • Sep 20, 1519

    Armada Put to Sea

    Armada Put to Sea
    The armada put to sea. Of the vessels which were in it, the "Trinidad" was the flagship, and the "Vittoria" the only one which accomplished the circumnavigation.
  • Nov 29, 1519

    South America Sighted

    South America Sighted
    Magellan sighted South America at Cape St. Augustine, near Pernambuco. Then he followed the east coast down to the La Plata estuary, which he examined in the hope of finding a passage at this point.
  • Mar 31, 1520

    Staying For The Winter

    Staying For The Winter
    He arrived at Port St. Julian where he stayed inside for the winter.
  • Aug 24, 1520

    Leaving The Port

    Leaving The Port
    Leaving Port St. Julian.
  • Oct 21, 1520

    Discovery

    Discovery
    He discovered the cape of the Eleven Thousand Virgins, the eastern entrance of the long-sought passage.
  • Mar 6, 1521

    Docked

    Docked
    At last, the Ladrones came in sight. Guam being probably the first port of call. Here the fleet rested, watered, revictualled and refitted.
  • Mar 9, 1521

    Starting Again

    Starting Again
    They started again westward.
  • Apr 27, 1521

    Death

    Death
    Ferdinand died in a war with the locals on the Phillipines. Kille with a poinsned arrow in the foot and a spear throught the heart.