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Christopher Columbus


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

Death of Christopher Columbus | History Today


The death of Columbus. Lithograph by L. Prang & Co., 1893.The discoverer of the Americas had a strong sense of divine intervention in his life. In his thirties ...

Christopher Columbus dies - May 20, 1506 - HISTORY.com


May 20, 1989 ... On this day in History, Christopher Columbus dies on May 20, 1506. ... at the airport in Cairo, Egypt, killing 124 people on this day in 1965.

How did Christopher Columbus die? | Reference.com


Christopher Columbus died in 1506 from Reiter's Syndrome, an illness caused ... No one is sure how old Columbus was at the time of his death, but historians ...

8 Myths and Atrocities About Christopher Columbus and Columbus ...


Oct 14, 2013 ... After several months in the Caribbean, on January 13, 1493 two Natives were murdered during trading. Columbus, who had otherwise ...

Christopher Columbus: The Untold Story - Understanding Prejudice


Many people are surprised to learn that Christopher Columbus and his men .... even from ships before crew members landed to kill Indians and take slaves. [12].

Columbus Day: What Illness did Christopher Columbus Battle?


Oct 9, 2011 ... Famous explorer Christopher Columbus, whom the U.S. celebrates today with ... A South Carolina mom allegedly killed her 17-month-old daughter by ... Columbus died of a heart attack caused by the disease, according to a ...

Columbus was a mass killer and father of the slave trade ...


Oct 12, 2015 ... Christopher Columbus is a polarizing historical figure whose life has ... Christopher Columbus was an immensely talented mariner who .... Irish man who killed wife and three sons left two notes at scene of murder-suicide ...

Christopher Columbus: Hero or Murderer?

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In school, children are taught that Christopher Columbus was a national hero. ... they were forced to endure; Columbus also terrorized, tortured, and killed them.

How many people died because of Christopher Columbus (either ...


Under his direct leadership & responsibility (as Captain and then as Governor) several hundred thousand, and probably over a million people were killed in a ...

Christopher Columbus died on May 20, 1506.
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>>