Explorer Ferdinand Magellan Facts

Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan
Ferdinand Magellan

Introduction - Ferdinand Magellan

On September 6th of 1522 a battered ship with a starving crew arrived at Sanlucar de Barrameda in Spain, it is the one remaining ship out of five that left on a voyage three years earlier led by the famous Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan, who was sailing for Spain. It was the first ship to circumnavigate the earth. On this page is a list of interesting facts about Ferdinand Magellan and his famous voyage. Information on this page includes why Magellan did not return from the voyage and how the famous voyage sailed around the world. This information is written for both kids and adults.

Ferdinand Magellan and His Famous Voyage

Interesting Ferdinand Magellan Facts