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Christopher Columbus sailed from Spain across the Atlantic Ocean in 1492, landing in the "new world" of the Americas and gaining lasting fame. Using ships and money provided by Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabella of Castille, Columbus sailed west i... More »
Born: 1451, Genoa, Italy
Died: May 20, 1506

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Christopher Columbus ( c. 1451 – 20 May 1506) was an Italian explorer, navigator, and colonizer. Born in the Republic of Genoa, under the auspices of the ...

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May 2, 2017 ... Spanish explorer Christopher Columbus is remembered for his 1492 discovery of the 'New World,' and how his legacy of European ...

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The explorer Christopher Columbus made four trips across the Atlantic Ocean from Spain: in 1492, 1493, 1498 and 1502. He was determined to find a direct ...

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Christopher Columbus: between August 26 and October 31?, 1451 Genoa [Italy] May 20, 1506 Valladolid, Spain master navigator and admiral whose four ...

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Though he didn't produce much profit for the monarchs of Spain, Columbus opened a path to the new world for all of Europe.

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Christopher Columbus was born in 1951 in Sydney, Australia. His home was on the sea and Christopher longed to become an explorer and sailor. However, as ...

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Discover facts about Christopher Columbus - 'the man who discovered America'. How did his voyages change the course of world history?

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Kids learn about the biography and life of explorer Christopher Columbus. He discovered the Americas for Spain.

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Oct 8, 2015 ... Christopher Columbus wasn't Italian? Kris Lane, professor of colonial Latin American history at Tulane University, busts five myths about the ...