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1451: Columbus is born in Genoa, the son of a prosperous wool merchant and weaver.
1476: Columbus swims ashore after his ship is sunk in a battle with pirates off Portugal.
1477-1484: As a master mariner, Columbus makes merchant voyages as far as Iceland and Guinea.

Christopher Columbus - Wikipedia

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Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer, navigator, colonizer, and citizen of the Republic .... Washington Irving's 1828 biography of Columbus popularized the idea that Columbus had difficu...

Christopher Columbus - Exploration - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of Christopher Columbus, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...

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When Columbus made landfall in the Caribbean, he believed it to be Asia--his intended destination.

Christopher Columbus - Explorer - Biography.com

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Nov 16, 2016 ... Spanish explorer Christopher Columbus is remembered for his 1492 discovery of the 'New World,' and how his legacy of European ...

Christopher Columbus Discovers America, 1492

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An eyewitness account of Columbus's first landfall in the New World. ... " Christopher Columbus Discovers America, 1492," EyeWitness to History, ...

Christopher Columbus | Italian explorer | Britannica.com

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Last Updated: 1-14-2016 See Article History. Alternative Titles: Cristóbal Colón, Cristoforo Colombo. Christopher Columbus. Italian explorer. Also known as.

BBC - History - Christopher Columbus

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Discover facts about Christopher Columbus - 'the man who discovered America'. How did his voyages change the course of world history?

Christopher Columbus Biography | Famous Explorers - Live Science

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Oct 5, 2012 ... Christopher Columbus was an intrepid, driven ocean explorer who found the Americas while looking for an ocean route to Asia; his discovery is ...

Christopher Columbus - United States History

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The role of Christopher Columbus in the history of the United States of America.