Why Is Sir Francis Drake so Famous?

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Sir Francis Drake was famous for successfully sailing around the globe which paved the way for England's expansion into the new world. He also served as a vice-admiral in the English fleet during the sea battles with the Spanish Armada in 1588.
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Sir Francis Drake was famous for being the FIRST captain(as magallen died in phillipines and did not continue the journey but his ship did) to successfully sail around the globe,
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Sir Francis was famous for successfully navigating round the world. Francis Drake was born in Tavistock, Devon.
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