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Ferdinand Magellan

Explorer, Military (1480 — 27-Apr-1521)


Laurence Bergreen. Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe. Harper Collins. 2003. 456pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.952)

  7. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.321)

  8. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.634)

  9. The Catholic Encyclopedia (vol.9, pp.526-27)

  10. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.65)

  11. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.437)

  12. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.189)

  13. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.163)

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