Ferdinand Magellan
(1479-1521)

Fernão de Magalhães por Charles Legrand
Fernão de Magalhães por Charles Legrand Ferdinand Magellan Foto: Charles Legrand (primeira metade do século XIX) / Public Domain
Ferdinand Magellan
Ferdinand Magellan Half-length portrait of a bearded Ferdinand Magellan (circa 1480-1521) facing front. Foto: Unknown author / Public Domain
Ferdinand Magellan (Retouched)
Ferdinand Magellan (Retouched) An anonymous portrait of Ferdinand Magellan, 16th or 17th century (The Mariner's Museum Collection, Newport News, VA) Foto: Unknown author / Public Domain

Portuguese explorer in the service of Spain – Ferdinand Magellan was born in Ponte da Barca (Municipality and town of Portugal) on November 30th, 1479 and died in Mactan (Island in the Philippines) on April 27th, 1521 at the age of 41. Today Ferdinand Magellan would be 544 years old.

Age

how old was Ferdinand Magellan when he died?

41

Ferdinand Magellan died in 1521 at the age of 41.


Biographical data

Birthday November 30th, 1479 (Sunday)
Place of Birth Ponte da Barca
Municipality and town of Portugal
Death Date April 27th, 1521 (Wednesday)
Death place Mactan
Island in the Philippines
Birth sign (Zodiac) Sagittarius (The Centaur/Archer) ♐
Chinese Zodiac Pig 豬

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Birthday

When was Ferdinand Magellan born?

Ferdinand Magellan was born on November 30th, 1479.

Death

When did Ferdinand Magellan die?

Ferdinand Magellan died on April 27th, 1521 at the age of 41 in Mactan (Island in the Philippines). Today Ferdinand Magellan would be 544 years old.

Place of Birth

Where was Ferdinand Magellan born?

Ponte da Barca (Municipality and town of Portugal).

Death place

Where did Ferdinand Magellan die?

Mactan (Island in the Philippines).

Zodiac

What is the zodiac sign of Ferdinand Magellan?

Ferdinand Magellan was born in the zodiac sign Sagittarius (The Centaur/Archer).

Chinese Zodiac

Which Chinese zodiac sign does Ferdinand Magellan have?

Ferdinand Magellan was born in 1479 in the year of the Chinese zodiac Pig.

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