|Birth Day||August 7, 1779|
|Age||240 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Aug 18, 1841 (age 62)|
At age 15, he joined the French Navy.
He was founding member of the Paris Geographical Society.
He had three brothers and served with one on an early expedition.
Ferdinand Magellan was the first to circumnavigate the globe, and his experience helped him to do the same.