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Christopher Columbus - Wikipedia
22 Oct 2020 at 11:03am
The name Christopher Columbus is the Anglicisation of the Latin Christophorus Columbus.His name in Ligurian is Cristoffa Corombo, in Italian Cristoforo Colombo, and in Spanish Cristbal Coln. He was born between 25 August and 31 October 1451 in the territory of the Republic of Genoa (now part of modern Italy), though the exact location remains disputed.

Christopher Columbus - Voyages, Facts & Legacy - HISTORY
23 Oct 2020 at 12:14pm
The explorer Christopher Columbus made four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean from Spain: in 1492, 1493, 1498 and 1502. His most famous was his first voyage, commanding the ships the Nina, the ...

Christopher Columbus | Biography, Voyages, & Facts ...
21 Oct 2020 at 9:24am
Christopher Columbus, Italian Cristoforo Colombo, Spanish Cristbal Coln, (born between August 26 and October 31?, 1451, Genoa [Italy]?died May 20, 1506, Valladolid, Spain), master navigator and admiral whose four transatlantic voyages (1492?93, 1493?96, 1498?1500, and 1502?04) opened the way for European exploration, exploitation, and colonization of the Americas.

Christopher Columbus - Voyages, Nationality & Facts ...
22 Oct 2020 at 11:13pm
Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer and navigator. In 1492, he sailed across the Atlantic Ocean from Spain in the Santa Maria, with the Pinta and the Nia ships alongside, hoping to find ...

Christopher Columbus: Why he wasn't the hero we learned ...
22 Oct 2020 at 5:08pm
Currier and Ives print of Italian explorer Christopher Columbus (1451-1506), landing in the West Indies on October 11, 1492. (CNN) "In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue."

Was Christopher Columbus a Hero or Villain? - Biography
23 Oct 2020 at 1:15am
From Christopher Columbus to Marco Polo, take a look at these celebrated ? and controversial ? explorers who made groundbreaking discoveries across the globe. By Caroline Redmond Aug 31, 2020

10 Christopher Columbus Facts - ThoughtCo
23 Oct 2020 at 10:12am
Christopher Columbus is an Anglicization of his real name, given to him in Genoa where he was born: Cristoforo Colombo. Other languages have changed his name, too: he is Cristbal Coln in Spanish and Kristoffer Kolumbus in Swedish, for example.

The painful truth about Christopher Columbus ? Raw Story
22 Oct 2020 at 1:41pm
There are many good reasons as to why Columbus Day is such a controversial holiday. Like Andrew Jackson, Christopher Columbus is a historical figure who is celebrated as a mythical hero in the U.S ...

Columbus: the Real Story | Catholic Answers
22 Oct 2020 at 11:49pm
In popular myth, Christopher Columbus is the very symbol of European greed and genocidal imperialism. In reality, he was a dedicated Christian concerned first and foremost with serving God and his fellow man. Peering into the future, Columbus (1451-1506) could not have anticipated the ingratitude and outright contempt shown by modern man toward his discovery and exploration of the New World.

It?s time to stop scapegoating Christopher Columbus
21 Oct 2020 at 11:22pm
Whatever the reason, Christopher Columbus is now the fall guy for the sins of slavery, the exploitation of indigenous peoples, the rape of natural resources and most of the legal, financial and ...

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