The 1755 earthquake caused D. José to develop a severe case of claustrophobia. The capital was eventually rebuilt at great cost, and an equestrian statue of D. José still dominates Lisboa's main plaza.
Ferdinand Magellan was born to noble parents in Portugal in His parents died when he was a child, and he was sent to be a page to the queen. During this time, he attended school and studied geography, navigation, astronomy and cartography.
Santa Justa Lift, Lisbon / Its most famous lift is created by the Eiffel iron elevator "Elevador da Santa Justa" in Rua da Santa Justa. He connects "Baixa" with the "Bairro Alto". The ticket is the same as for the tram or bus.