Ferdinand Magellan

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Birth

1480

Born in Northern Portugal

Ferdinand Magellan Appointed Royal Page

1493

New Route to India

1498 - 1502

Ferdinand accompanied Vasco da Gama.

Voyage to India

1509

Voyage to Spice Islands

September 20, 1519 - 1522

5 boats with 270 men left.
On;y 18 men returned with 1 ship.

Winter in Port St. Julian

1520 - October 21, 1520

Battle of Mactan

April 27, 1521 - April 29, 1521

Many of Magellan's men were killed in this battle.

Death

April 27, 1521

Died during the Battle of Mactan.