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Ferdinand Magellan
Updated: 6/15/2018
Ferdinand Magellan
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Ferdinand Magellan was a Portuguese explorer who sailed for both Portugal and Spain during the Age of Exploration. Magellan sought to find a Western trade route to the Spice Islands. Although Magellan was killed in the Philippines, his voyage was credited as the first circumnavigation of the planet.

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  • Ferdinand Magellan (1480-1521) Ferdinand Magellan was a Portuguese explorer who sailed for both Portugal and Spain during the Age of Exploration. Magellan sought to find a Western trade route to the Spice Islands. Although Magellan was killed in the Philippines, his voyage was credited as the first circumnavigation of the planet.
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