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Philippines History: From Magellan’s Discovery to Independence

Although the Portuguese had already landed in Mindanao, the discoverer of the Philippines is considered Magellan, who arrived there from the east during the first voyage of circumnavigation of the globe (March 16, 1521) and called them “islands of San Lazzaro”. In 1542 Ruy López de Villalobos landed in Mindanao and Leyte and baptized them… Read More »