Who Discovered the Philippines?

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It is widely accepted that Portuguese navigator, Ferdinand Magellan discovered the Philippines during one of his expeditions in March 1521. Magellan later died in Cebu, under the hands of a local warrior, Lapu-lapu.
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Magellan arrived in the Philippines on March 16,1521 but it was unnamed until Ruy Lopez De Villalobos arrived into the country and eventually named the islands of leyte and samar.
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Philippines were discovered way back in 1521 by Ferdinand Magellan!
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March 17, 1521 (other books says March 16, 1521 - time zone difference) by an expedition led by Ferdinand Magellan. that was when the Philippines was explored by the WEST. Magellan
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