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Ferdinand Magellan (1480 -1521) was a Portuguese explorer and served King Charles I of Spain. Magellan's expedition of 1519–1522 became the first expedition to sail from the Atlantic Ocean into the Pacific Ocean (then named "peaceful sea" by Magellan and the first to cross the Pacific. It also completed the first circumnavigation of the Earth, although Magellan himself did not complete the entire voyage, being killed during the Battle of Mactan in the Philippines

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11 Things From Philippine History Everyone Pictures Incorrectly: http://www.filipiknow.net/things-from-philippine-history-everyone-pictures-incorrectly/

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Ferdinand Magellan...Magellan's expedition of 1519–1522 became the first expedition to sail from the Atlantic Ocean into the Pacific Ocean (then named "peaceful sea" by Magellan; the passage being made via the Strait of Magellan), and the first to cross the Pacific. It also completed the first circumnavigation of the Earth, although Magellan himself did not complete the entire voyage, being killed during the Battle of Mactan in the Philippines.

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Memorial to the navigator Ferdinand Magellan at the site of the Battle of Mactan on Mactan Island, Cebu, Philippines on April 27, 1521.

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