Leif Erikson or Leif Ericson was an Icelandic explorer and the first known
European to have discovered North America (excluding Greenland), before ...
His claim turns on the fact that Columbus did not reach the American ... Sebastian
Munster's map, published in 1540, the first to show America as a continent. ... and
Afghanistan had sent goods across Eurasia, from Europe to India and China.
Oct 8, 2013 ... Half a millennium before Columbus “discovered” America, those Viking feet may
have been the first European ones to ever have touched North ...
Jan 22, 2013 ... Some people still like to debate who discovered the Americas. ... Columbus was
wrong, and word of a New World had spread throughout Europe. ... now
recognize, neither man was actually the first to discover the Americas.
The first Europeans to arrive in North America -- at least the first for whom there ...
that era were discovered at L'Anse-aux-Meadows in northern Newfoundland, ...
May 19, 2012 ... First, Columbus could not have “discovered” America, as you can't ... obvious that
Columbus was far from the first European to reach the “New ...
Nov 15, 2014 ... Muslims discovered America in 1178, not Christopher Columbus," Erdogan said.
... It should go without saying that the first peoples to "discover" the ... But it still
haunted the imagination of Europeans as they ventured into the ...
I think that European settlers and the Taipa Indian were the first to discover
America. Christopher Columbus didn't even set foot on America. He was in Cuba
Oct 14, 2013 ... America.” And as the patriotic song “Hail Columbia” puts it: “Hail Columbia, ... The
first European child born in the New World was probably not ...
Mar 30, 2011 ... But was he first non-indigenous person to reach the Americas? ... It's certain that
indigenous people discovered America. ... Herjólfsson deserves to be
remembered as the very first European to ever set eyes on the Americas.