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 police were still investigating how these items were washed ashore on Homonhon Island, where Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan landed on March 16, 1521, which led to the discovery of the Philippines.
Lapu-Lapu gathered his men and successfully defeated the Spaniard led by the famous navigator Ferdinand Magellan on April 27, 1561, the bill said.
The production of the colorful inaul fabric is a traditional Maguindanaon craft as old as the Mindanao sultanates already existing even before Ferdinand Magellan arrived in what is now the Visayas on March 16, 1521.
Historians believe that the image of Child Jesus was the baptismal gift of Ferdinand Magellan to Queen Hara Amihan, the wife of local chieftain Rajah Humabon in 1521.
1521: Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan was killed by natives in the Philippines at the Battle of Mactan.
The theory that the earth is flat was ruled out a long time ago when Ferdinand Magellan sailed around the world in the 1500s.
In 1521, Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan was killed by natives in the Philippines.
18 that drew 6 million pilgrims coincided with one of the country's oldest feasts honoring Santo Nino, an image Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan is said to have given to a native queen as baptismal gift in 1521.
In 1520, Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan reached the Pacific Ocean after passing through the South American strait that now bears his name.
In 1520, a Portuguese explorer named Ferdinand Magellan renamed it "Mar Pacifico" because of the calmness of the water at the time.
The clearance for the airing of the advertisement of EQ diapers was recalled due to its insulting depiction of the battle between Lapu-Lapu and Ferdinand Magellan, a Portuguese who landed in the Philippines as a representative of the Spanish colonials, in Cebu, central Philippines in 1521, Mila Marquez, executive director of the Ad Standards Council (ASC) told the Inquirer.
Many navigators, including Ferdinand Magellan who lends his name to the SMC, used it to help find their way across the oceans.