Ferdinand Magellan


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Noun1.Ferdinand Magellan - Portuguese navigator in the service of SpainFerdinand Magellan - Portuguese navigator in the service of Spain; he commanded an expedition that was the first to circumnavigate the world (1480-1521)
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The National Quincentennial Committee (NQC) considered this city on Mactan Island as the focal place for celebrating 500 years of victory over the Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan, a ranking official of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) said Thursday.
Ferdinand Magellan set off from Spain 500 years ago on an epoch-making voyage to sail all the way around the globe for the first time.
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Remember the old story about Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan when he landed in the Far East?
A beautiful book in the series Little Guides to Great Lives,introducing children to Ferdinand Magellan's epic journey around the globe.
The Philippines has also set March 16, 2021 as the Philippine National Day to commemorate the 500th anniversary of Ferdinand Magellan's arrival in the Philippine islands.
Every Filipino schoolboy knows by heart that Ferdinand Magellan "discovered" the Philippines.
The open forum allowed the audience to ask about Ocampo's insights, which ranged from Ferdinand Magellan's arrival in the Philippines, to its historical territorial borders.
1521: Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan was killed by natives in the Philippines at the Battle of Mactan.
"The Philippines [was named so] because it was discovered by [Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan using the money of King Philip II].
The term Patagonia comes from the Portuguese word patagA[sup.3]n which means "land of the big feet." It was named by Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan, who saw big footprints when he came ashore in 1520.