Sir Francis Drake

(d. 1596)

Sir Francis Drake's date of birth is unknown, however he was born near Tavistock, Devonshire, in England.

These two maps show the area of American that Drake discovered when he circumnavigated the globe. The map on the right shows Whale Cove on the coast of Oregon, and the map below shows a map Drake made of the area.


Important Facts About Sir Francis Drake

1997, Tzouanakis Elementary School
Greencastle, IN, United States
Special Thanks to Brian Dixon, Bonner Scholar Program, DePauw University