Ferdinand Magellan

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Portuguese navigator in the service of Spain

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Fernao Magalhaes to the Portuguese, he was known as Fernando de Magallanes to the Spaniards and Ferdinand Magellan to the English.
Seeking riches in the New World, the monarchs of Iberia funded the great voyages of Christopher Columbus and Ferdinand Magellan.
HEARTS v AUCHINLECK TALBOT Today, Tynecastle, 3pm HE comes from a country that gave us Ferdinand Magellan and Vasco Da Gama but even navigating the globe must seem like a sunset sail for Paulo Sergio.
Olsen wraps up the hour with an introduction to Ferdinand Magellan, the Portugese explorer who was the first European to sail from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean through what became known as the Strait of Magellan.
Along the way, he relates the experiences of past adventurers including Bruce Chatwin, James Cook, Charles Darwin, Ferdinand Magellan, Allen Gardiner, and Joshua Slocum.
Latham was forced to negotiate a small gap between Crazy Days and Mister Carter under a furlong from the finish, but managed to execute the manoeuvre beautifully aboard Ger Lyons-trained geldingJohnny Murtagh, , w h o encouraged Latham to leave South Africa for Ireland, took the riding honours courtesy of a double on the Aidan O'Brien-trained pair Emperor Hadrian and Ferdinand Magellan.
To deliver this strategy, Truman developed a new rhetorical style--speaking extemporaneously from the back of his train, the Ferdinand Magellan.
1520: Ferdinand Magellan sailed through the straits at the tip of South America.
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In 1521, the Spaniards, led by Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan, discovered the islands.
PORTUGUESE explorer Ferdinand Magellan was beaten by more than 300 years in crossing the Pacific, it is claimed.
Chronicling Corregidor's story from when Ferdinand Magellan claimed the Philippines for Spain to modern developments after World War II, Corregidor in Peace and War is peppered throughout with more than 150 illustrations, including an amazing gallery of black-and-white and color photography.
There is a lot of fun to be had with sports figures, because these are the modern-day gladiators, these superhuman people and celebrities who perform these feats that we look up to because we could never do them, but then to humanize them and look at their flaws is more fun,'' says Davidson, who has mixed the faux filings from those sports figures above into his book, along with hunger-strike tips from Gandhi, the ``explo-rants'' of Ferdinand Magellan and Malcolm X's frustration that mistyped pornography URLs keep forwarding people to his site.
Today schoolchildren are taught that Christopher Columbus and Ferdinand Magellan discovered the roundness of the Earth.
He argues that, before Portugese explorer Ferdinand Magellan ever set sail in the Pacific, human settlement and, in some cases, overpopulation on many Pacific islands disrupted the ecological chain, sending some island societies into collapse.