Ferdinand Magellan is known to be the first man to sail around the world.
Shown above is the route Magellan took to sail around the world. Ferdinand was born in Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal in 1480. Both his parents died when he was young. He grow up to be a sailer and started sailing and got good at it quickly. He won battles and saved ships. He did not make it all the way around the world he was killed on April , 27 1521.