Was Magellan The First Person To Circumnavigate The Globe?
The Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan is often credited as being the first person to have circumnavigated the globe, but the reality of his journey is a bit more complicated.
Henry Worsley, British Explorer, Dies Crossing Antarctic 30 Miles Short Of Goal
British explorer Henry Worsley has died attempting to be the first person to cross the Antarctic unaided, in an epic charity mission inspired by Ernest Shackleton. The 55-year-old former British Army ...
Magellan Reaches The Pacific - Nov 28 1520
On this day in History, Magellan reaches the Pacific on Nov 28, 1520. After sailing through the dangerous straits below South America that now bear his name, Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan en...
The Fantastic Story of a Kidnapped Transylvanian Girl
Born Florence von Szasz in Transylvania she was kidnapped and raised in a harem in the Ottoman Empire, then put up for auction in 1859 where Sam Baker, a wealthy English adventurer and explorer, who h...
6 Explorers Who Disappeared — HISTORY Lists
For every Christopher Columbus or Vasco da Gama, there were other adventurers who were seemingly swallowed by the vastness of the oceans, jungles and deserts they tried to explore. Many of these vanis...
Sherpas, Fate and the Dangerous Business of Everest
For decades Sherpas have tempted fate on Mount Everest for their clients' goals and the survival of their families. Those risks came into stark focus on April 18, when a falling mass of ice killed 16 ...
Here Are NASA's Plans to Send a Submarine to Titan
If we're ever going to explore the only celestial body in our solar system with surface bodies of liquid, we're going to need a sea-worthy vehicle. Luckily, NASA is all over the niche space submarine ...
Exploration
Artwork and map animation help illustrate the exciting voyages of Prince Henry the Navigator, Díaz, Columbus, Vasco da Gama, Magellan, Ponce de León, Balboa,...
Max de Esteban
Max de Esteban is a fine-art photographer. Max was born in Barcelona, Spain. Holds a Graduate degree from UPC, a Master from Stanford University and a PhD from URL. He is a Fulbright Alumni.His work ...
Jaume Vicens i Vives
Jaume Vicens Vives (6 June 1910 in Girona, Spain – 28 June 1960 in Lyon, France) was a Spanish historian, and is considered, along with Pierre Vilar, one of top influential Catalan historians of...
Jaume Vicens i Vives - Wikipedia
Was Magellan The First Person To Circumnavigate The Globe?
The Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan is often credited as being the first person to have circumnavigated the globe, but the reality of his journey is a bit more complicated.
Moon Ribas
Moon Ribas (24 May 1985) is a Catalan choreographer, dancer and cyborg activist best known for developing and attaching an online seismic sensor to her elbow that allows her to feel earthquakes throug...
Moon Ribas - Wikipedia
Pilar López Júlvez
Pilar López Júlvez (4 June 1912, San Sebastián – 25 March 2008, Madrid) was a Spanish choreographer and ballerina.Encarnación López Júlvez, known as La Argentinita, was her sister.
Bartolomé Sureda y Miserol
Bartolomé Sureda y Miserol (1769–1850) was a Spanish artisan. He served as director of the Real Fabrica de Porcelana del Buen Retiro, the Real Fabrica de Pano in Guadalajara, the Real Fabrica de Loza ...
Bartolomé Sureda y Miserol - Wikipedia
La Terremoto de Alcorcón
La Terremoto de Alcorcón (in English, The Earthquake of Alcorcon), is a Spanish singer. Born in Madrid, Spain, her real name is Pepa Charro. She grew up in Alcorcón and studied languages. She went to...
List of Spanish artists
This is a list of notable Spanish artists born after 1800.For artists born before this year, see List of Spanish artists (born 1300–1500) and List of Spanish artists (born 1500–1800)
Miguel Blasco
Miguel Blasco is a musical producer and songwriter. Born in Spain.When he was 16 years old, he joined his first rock band and moved to Ibiza in 1963 through the first years of the musical movement cal...
Elena Ochoa Foster
Elena Ochoa, Lady Foster of Thames Bank (born 1958) is a publisher and an art curator, and formerly a professor of psychopathology.
For more than twenty years, Ochoa held the position of Professo...
Concha Langa
Concepción Langa Nuño was born in Seville, Spain. She is a historian specializing in art history, media history and the Spanish Civil War and is a member of the faculty of Geography and History at the...
José Cabrero Arnal
José Cabrero Arnal or C. Arnal (September 7, 1909 in Barcelona—September 7, 1982 in Antibes, France) was a Catalan-Spanish cartoonist, who became a naturalized French citizen.During his youth in...