Ferdinand Magellan and Leonardo De Vinci.

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Leonardo Da Vinci and Ferdinand Magellan

Leonardo Da Vinci and Ferdinand Magellan lived in lives that were both very similar and different to each other. First off, Da Vinci was a famous scientist, inventor, and artist while Magellan was known as a famous explorer who wanted to sail around the world. Da Vinci was born into an average family, while Magellan was born into a noble one. Both of these men helped the world in their different ways. One sailed the earth while the other made new things. Although their differences have both helped in different ways, they are both inventors of doing new things and making new things in order to provide this world with many more ideas. There is very little known of the education that Magellan received during his childhood. We do know that he participated in the Portuguese court. Da Vinci however got a filled education for a young child.

He was exposed to books, painting, and his fathers workshop. He was educated at home by his father who taught he what he needed to know to be an artist ad inventor. In addition, the Duke of Milan kept him busy by reaching new achievements scientifically and artistically. He painted and sculpted to ensure his job.

Ferdinand Magellan accomplished his first significant feat at age 12 when he was 12 years old and participated in the Portuguese court. At age 26, he traveled on his first expedition to the East Indies. Leonardo Da Vinci accomplished his first feat at age 30. This is when he provided a service for the Duke of Milan, painting, sculpting, and designing within the Dukes court. He studied flying objects, nature, geometry, and mechanics. Discovery and new ideas

It seemed like every few years both Magellan and Da Vinci would come...