Short Biography of Ferdinand Magellan
Date of Birth: Born in 1480
Place of Birth : Saborosa in Villa Real, Province of Traz os Montes in Portugal
Parents: Father - Mayor Pedro Ruy de Magalhaes
Mother: Alda de Mezquita.
Background Facts, Information & Ancestry : Came from a wealthy family who had strong connections with the Portuguese court
1480 Born at Saborosa in Villa Real, Province of Traz os Montes in Portugal
Well tutored at home and then spent his early years at the Portuguese court