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...
May 20, 1506
The name Christopher Columbus is the Anglicisation of the Latin Christophorus
Columbus. His name in Italian is Cristoforo Colombo, ...
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.
Oct 12, 2015 ... While many schoolbooks present Christopher Columbus as the famous Italian
explorer who discovered America, history has painted a much ...
They first landed on an island Columbus
named San Salvador: there is some debate today as to which Caribbean island it was. Columbus
returned to the New World in May of 1498. Many places still bear his name and Columbus
Day is still celebrated, but he is once again a ... More »
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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.
Jan 14, 2016 ... Christopher Columbus, Italian Cristoforo Colombo, Spanish Cristóbal Colón (
born between August 26 and October 31?, 1451, Genoa ...
Kids learn about the biography and life of explorer Christopher Columbus. He
discovered the Americas for Spain.
A brief biographical overview of Christopher Columbus, the explorer who
discovered North America for Europe.