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1

What was his goal?

To circumnavigate the globe.

2

Where did he get his ships?

The Spanish King Charles V gave them 5 ships, the Trinidad, Concepción, Victoria, Santiago and San Antonio and a crew of 248 men and boys.

3

What happened when they reached the bottom of South America?

At the Tierra del Fuego islands, the Santiago had been destroyed in a storm and the San Antonio had turned back.

4

How did he die?

He was killed in a battle in the Philippines against natives.

5

Who replaced him?

Sebastian del Cano who sailed them on to the Spice Islands where they landed in November 1521.

6

What happened to the Concepción and the Trinidad?

The Concepción was divided between the other two boats. After that, the Trinidad was captured by Portugese. Only the Victoria remained.

7

How many crew survived?

18 landed in Seville on the Trinidad led by Sebastian del Cano on November 8th 1522.

8

How do we know so much about Magellan?

One of his crew members Antonio Pigafetta kept a diary of the voyage.