Dec 16, 1480
BirthFerdinand Magellan was born in 1480.
Period: Dec 16, 1480 to Dec 16, 1521
Magellans lifespanMagellan lived from 1480 to 1521. He died at 41 years old.
Dec 16, 1492
The motiveIn 1492 Christopher columbus sails across the Atlantic ocean inspireing 12 year old Magellan to sail further, past North America, to find a trading rout with Aisa.
Sep 20, 1519
Setting SailMagellan finally sets of to a 3 year journey 1519.
Oct 16, 1519
FinanceMagellan finally convinced King Charles the 1 to finance his trip to find a nevw trading rout to Aisa in 1519. At this point Magellan was 39 years old.
Dec 18, 1519
RioThree months after setting sail, Magellan lands at Rio De Janeiro. There he stocked up on new supplies and started around South America.
Oct 21, 1520
The tip1520, Magellan sailed throught the tip of south america. He sailed throught the strait now known as Magellan strait.
Apr 27, 1521
Death!521, nearing the end of his journey, Magellans ship landed in the Philipenes at an Island called Cilapulapu. There, he got caught in afight and was killed in action.