Christopher Columbus

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Christopher Columbus was an explorer, colonizer, and navigator, born in the Republic of Genoa, in what is today northwestern Italy. Wikipedia
Born: 1451, Genoa
Died: May 20, 1506, Valladolid
Full name: Cristoforo Colombo
Spouse: Filipa Moniz Perestrelo (m. 1479–1484)
Children: Diego Colón, Ferdinand Columbus
Siblings: Bartholomew Columbus, Giacomo Columbus, Bianchinetta Columbus, Giovanni Pellegrino Columbus

Christopher Columbus - Mini Biography

Horrible Histories - Christopher Columbus

Published on Apr 22, 2012
Christopher Columbus discovers the Caribbean islands in 1492, but he was a little confused.
From Horrible Histories (Series 4, Episode 6).
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