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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

Christopher Columbus - Wikipedia

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Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer, navigator, colonizer, and citizen of the Republic of Genoa. Under the auspices of the Catholic Monarchs of Spain, ...

Christopher Columbus - Explorer - Biography.com

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Famed Italian explorer Christopher Columbus discovered the "New World" of the Americas on an expedition sponsored by King Ferdinand of Spain in 1492.

Christopher Columbus - Exploration - HISTORY.com

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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 ...

Christopher Columbus | Italian explorer | Britannica.com

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Jan 14, 2016 ... Christopher Columbus, Italian Cristoforo Colombo, Spanish Cristóbal Colón ( born between August 26 and October 31?, 1451, Genoa ...

DEACTIVATED All About Christopher Columbus (1451-1506 ...

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Learn about Christopher Columbus's early life, his famous journey, and his later voyages in this biography of the Italian mariner.

Explorers for Kids: Christopher Columbus - Ducksters

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

All About Explorers | Christopher Columbus

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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 ...

Christopher Columbus Discovers America, 1492

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An eyewitness account of Columbus's first landfall in the New World.

Christopher Columbus: Explorer - EnchantedLearning.com

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Christopher Columbus: Explorer. Christopher Columbus (1451-1506) was an Italian explorer who realized that the world was round and sailed across the ...