Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Ferdinand Magellan
Ferdinand Magellan
Ferdinand Magellan.
BornFernão de Magalhães
1480
Sabrosa, Portugal
DiedApril 27, 1521
Mactan, Philippines
Explorer. Left Spain in 1519 as commander of the world's first circumnavigation and died during the expedition, which was successfully completed in 1522.

The repository contains one quote from Ferdinand Magellan.

ReligionScience and Technology

The church says the earth is flat, but I know that it is round, for I have seen the shadow on the moon, and I have more faith in a shadow than in the church.