Ferdinand Magellan's Life

  • Oct 12, 1480

    Magellan's birth

    Magellan was born in Sabrosa, Portugal near Vila Real, in Tras-os-Montes e Alto Douro Province.
  • Period: Oct 12, 1480 to Apr 27, 1521

    Magellan's birth

    Magellan was a Portugese explorer, and he has two things named after him.The things are the "Magellanic Penguin and the "Magellanic clouds."
  • Mar 12, 1505

    Magellan enlisted in the fleet

    Magellan enlisted for the fleet of 22 ships sent to D. Francisco de Almeida as the first viceroy of Portugese India.
  • Oct 12, 1515

    Magellan's employment offer on a Portugese ship

    Magellan got an offer employment as a crew member on a Portugese ship, but he rejected.
  • Oct 29, 1517

    Magellan's experiment idea

    In October 1517 in Seville, Magellan and his partner presented their project to King Charles I. Magellan's project was interesting, since it would open the "spice route" without damaging with neighbouring Portuguese.
  • Mar 22, 1518

    The generous king

    [King Charles the 1st](www.portugal.com/information)On the 22nd of March 1518,King Charles named Magellan and Faleiro Commander of the Order of Santiago.The king granted them.In the link please look for 'King Charles the 1st."
  • Aug 10, 1519

    Departure and crossing the Atlantic

    On 10 August 1519 , the 5 ships under Magellan's command they sailed along South America's east coast and to Brazil.
  • Apr 27, 1521

    Magellan's death

    Magellan died on April 21,1521, and he got killed during the Battle of Mactan in the Phillipines.