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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voyages_of_Christopher_Columbus

In 1492, a Spanish-based transatlantic maritime expedition led by Christopher Columbus ... The search for a westward route to Asia continued in 1513 when Vasco ... to sail out west into the Atlantic, search for a western route to India, and return. ... Where Columbus did differ from the generally accepted view of his time was ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_Columbus

Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer, navigator, and colonizer. Born in the Republic of ... In the same year, Christopher was on a Genoese ship hired in the service of René of Anjou to support his .... and grant Columbus one year's time to sail out into the Atlantic, search for a western route to the Orient, and return.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chronology_of_European_exploration_of_Asia

This is a chronology of the early European exploration of Asia. Contents. [hide]. 1 First wave of .... 3) When Marco Polo visited China, the northern part was ruled by the Mongol ... 1492: Christopher Columbus sets sail in search of western route to Asia. ... de Tovar, Simão de Miranda, Pero de Ataíde did the entire trip to India.

www.wired.com/2011/08/0803columbus-sets-sail-trade-route

Aug 3, 2011 ... 1492: Christopher Columbus, sailing for the Spanish crown, weighs anchor ... When the last Moorish stronghold fell at Granada, Spain was feeling expansive. ... He never did find that alternate route around the Muslims, but on ...

www.rmg.co.uk/discover/explore/Christopher-columbus-0

Explorer Christopher Columbus (1451–1506) is famed for his 1492 ... In actual fact, Columbus did not actually discover North America, but he was the first ... Columbus wanted to find a new route to India, China, Japan and the Spice Islands. .... Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year · Exhibitions & events · Opening ...

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/columbus-sets-sail

From the Spanish port of Palos, Italian explorer Christopher Columbus sets sail in ... the Pinta, and the Nina—on a journey to find a western sea route to China, India, ... scope of what he did achieve: He had discovered for Europe the New World, .... On this day in 1949, after a damaging three-year battle to win both players ...

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/columbus-lands-in-south-america

Italian explorer Christopher Columbus sets foot on the American mainland ... with the possibility of pioneering a western sea route to Cathay (China), India, ... North America sits on the globe (they did not yet know that the Pacific Ocean existed). ... to finance a fourth voyage, in which he was to search for the earthly paradise ...

www.the-map-as-history.com/maps/10-age_of_discovery.php

A few years later, Vasco de Gama reached India by sailing around Southern Africa. ... Age of Discovery, New World, Magellan's voyage, Christopher Columbus, Vasco da ... However, this maritime exploit by a few hundred men did not lead to ... of Castile who provided the funds for his plan to sail to Asia by a western route.

www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Christopher_Columbus

Feb 20, 2017 ... Columbus first presented his plan for a western route to the Indies to the court of Portugal in 1485. .... However, in his last year, Amerigo Vespucci (1454-1512) lived in ... Christopher Columbus, to the above-mentioned countries of India, .... Nevertheless, Columbus made a fourth voyage, nominally in search ...