Ferdinand Magellan was born in Sabrosa, Portugal in 1480 into a noble family. After serving as a court page for two years his advantage spirit led him to a career as an explore.
Magellan set out to discover a western sea rout to the spice islands.
He did not complete his voyage to get around the world because he died at war but 1 of his ships and 18 crew members made it all the way around the world to complete the voyage.
Ferdinand Magellan died on April 27, 1521.
Ferdinand Magellan was none for going completely around the world even though he did not make it all the way.