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>> · More images »

Christopher Columbus

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Christopher Columbus - National Maritime Museum

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Christopher Columbus

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