francis drake, Think globally act locally.
It is believed he was born between 1540 and 1544 nobody knows for sure the exact date. The records show he was 22 years old when he obtained his first command in 1566. Francis Drake was the oldest of 12 children from Edmund Drake and Mary Mylwaye Drake.He was involved in piracy and illicit slave trading before he was chosen in 1577 to be leader of an expedition intended to pass around South America
Fracis Drake circumnavigated the globe in 1577-1578. Drake successfully completed the journey and was knighted by Queen Elizabeth I upon his triumphant return. He later saw action in the English defeat of the Spanish Armada.He had also planned attack for the town of Nombre de Dios With two ships and a crew of 73 men he had captured the town.
He showed us new places that he had discovered so our world seemed bigger than what it actually was. Without him we wouldn't have known the different raises that are out there. Fracis drake was a smart young man who had died by fever of sea.