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Christopher Columbus - Wikipedia


Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer, navigator, colonizer, and citizen of the Republic ... In 1470, the Columbus family moved to Savona, where Domenico took over a tavern. In the ...... Coi...

Christopher Columbus Biography - Childhood, Life Achievements ...


Christopher Columbus was born in a middle-class family in Genoa which is now a part of Italy. His father, Domenico Colombo was a wool weaver and his mother  ...

Christopher Columbus Facts - Biography - YourDictionary


The Italian navigator Christopher Columbus (1451-1506) was the discoverer of ... future profits and promised his family the hereditary governorship of all lands ...

What was Christopher Columbus' childhood like? | Reference.com


Columbus was born in the Italian republic of Genoa as the son of a wool weaver, ... As the oldest son of Susanna Fontanarossa and Domenico Colombo, Christopher often helped his father with the family's wool-weaving and tavern business.

Christopher Columbus Biography - Columbus Day


As a boy, Christopher joined his father in the family business of wool processing ... accompanied the rest of the family back to Porto Santo, where Felipa's oldest ...

Christopher Columbus - Explorer - Biography.com


Spanish explorer Christopher Columbus is remembered for his 1492 discovery of the 'New World,' and how his legacy of European colonization is a mixed one.

74 Interesting Facts about Christopher Columbus | FactRetriever


Nov 11, 2016 ... Sail through these interesting Columbus facts to discover the power and ... [2]; Christopher Columbus' family was a member of a very small and ...

Christopher Columbus - Bio, Facts, Family | Famous Birthdays


Learn about Christopher Columbus: his birthday, what he did before fame, his family life, fun trivia facts, popularity rankings, and more.

The Life of Christopher Columbus by Edward Everett Hale: Chapter I ...


But there is no doubt that he was baptized "Christopher," and that the family name had ... Christopher Columbus was the oldest son of Dominico Colombo and ...

Garden of Praise: Christopher Columbus Biography


Christopher Columbus was born in Genoa (JEN oh uh), Italy. He was the oldest of five children in his family. His father was a wool weaver. He helped his father ...

Christopher Columbus
Parents: Susanna Fontanarossa and Domenico Colombo
Siblings: had three brothers: Giovanni Pellegrino, Giacomo and Bartholomew Columbus
Children: had two sons: Diego and Fernando
Relationship: was married to Filipa Moniz Perestrelo
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>>