Ferdinand Magellan

About Ferdinand Magellan

Birth Day: May 19, 1480
Birth Place: Sabrosa, Portugal

Ferdinand Magellan

Ferdinand Magellan was born on May 19, 1480 in Sabrosa, Portugal. Famous Portuguese explorer who sought a westerly route for spices. He planned the first successful expedition to circumnavigate the world.
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As per our current Database, Ferdinand Magellan has been died on Apr 27, 1521 (age 40).

🎂 Ferdinand Magellan - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Ferdinand Magellan die, Ferdinand Magellan was 40 years old.

Popular As Ferdinand Magellan
Occupation Explorer
Age 40 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born May 19, 1480 (Sabrosa, Portugal)
Birthday May 19
Town/City Sabrosa, Portugal
Nationality Portugal

🌙 Zodiac

Ferdinand Magellan’s zodiac sign is Taurus. According to astrologers, Taurus is practical and well-grounded, the sign harvests the fruits of labor. They feel the need to always be surrounded by love and beauty, turned to the material world, hedonism, and physical pleasures. People born with their Sun in Taurus are sensual and tactile, considering touch and taste the most important of all senses. Stable and conservative, this is one of the most reliable signs of the zodiac, ready to endure and stick to their choices until they reach the point of personal satisfaction.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Ferdinand Magellan was born in the Year of the Rat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rat are quick-witted, clever, charming, sharp and funny. They have excellent taste, are a good friend and are generous and loyal to others considered part of its pack. Motivated by money, can be greedy, is ever curious, seeks knowledge and welcomes challenges. Compatible with Dragon or Monkey.

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Famous Portuguese Explorer who sought a westerly route for spices. He planned the first successful expedition to circumnavigate the world.

Before Fame

Due to his family's heritage, he became the page to the Portuguese royal court after his parents' death.


He was the first Explorer to sail from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean.

Family Life

He had two children with his wife, the daughter of his friend Diogo Barbosa.

Associated With

He went out on his voyage shortly after Christopher Columbus discovered the Americas.

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