Ferdinand Magellan (1480 - April 27, 1521) was a Portuguese explorer. He was the first European to lead an expedition across the Pacific Ocean.

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Belem Belem Tower - left there to his voyages on behalf of the Portuguese king
Churches and Convents of Goa conquered 1505
Cidade Velha visited 1519
Melaka and George Town conquered 1511
Peninsula Valdes visited 1520
Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Songo Mnara conquered 1505


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