Christopher Columbus (/ k ə ˈ l ʌ m b ə s /; Latin: Christophorus Columbus; Ligurian: Cristoffa Corombo; Italian: Cristoforo Colombo; Spanish: Cristóbal Colón; between 25 August and 31 October 1451 – 20 May 1506) was an Italian explorer and navigator who completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean, opening the way for European exploration and colonization of the Americas.
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Christopher Columbus (1451–1506) was a Genoese trader, explorer, and navigator. He was born in Genoa, Italy, in the year 1451. "Christopher Columbus" is the English version of Columbus's name. His real name in Italian was Cristoforo Colombo. In 1492 Columbus landed on an island of the Bahamas, the first European to do so. His initial goal was ...
Christopher Columbus and the New World of His Discovery. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1906. (ed., Different version available) Young, Alexander Bell Filson, Christopher Columbus and the New World of His Discovery; a Narrative, with a Note on the Navigation of Columbus's First Voyage by the Earl of Dunraven, v. 2.
- 1492, 1493, 1498, 1502
- European rediscovery and colonization of the Americas
- The Americas
- Christopher Columbus and Castilian crew (among others)
Chris Columbus Columbus at New York Comic Con in 2012 Born Chris Joseph Columbus (1958-09-10) September 10, 1958 (age 62) Spangler, Pennsylvania, U.S. Education John F. Kennedy High School Alma mater New York University Occupation Filmmaker Years active 1984–present Notable work Full list Spouse(s) Monica Devereux (m. 1983) Children 4 Chris Joseph Columbus (born September 10, 1958) is an ...
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Columbus Day is a national holiday in many countries of the Americas and elsewhere which officially celebrates the anniversary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the Americas on October 12, 1492 (Julian Calendar; it would have been October 21, 1492, on the Gregorian Proleptic Calendar, which extends the Gregorian Calendar to dates prior to its adoption in 1582).
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- October 12 (actual/traditional); second Monday in October (observed in the United States)
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- Various countries in the Americas, Italy, Spain, various Little Italys around the world.
Christopher Columbus's journal (Diario) is a diary and logbook written by Christopher Columbus about his first voyage.The journal covers events from 3 August 1492, when Columbus departed from Palos de la Frontera, to 15 March 1493 and includes a prologue addressing the sovereigns.
- 3 August 1492 - 15 March 1493
Christopher Columbus, Italian Cristoforo Colombo, Spanish Cristóbal Colón, (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.
- The Age of Discovery. During the 15th and 16th centuries, leaders of several European nations sponsored expeditions abroad in the hope that explorers would find great wealth and vast undiscovered lands.
- Christopher Columbus: Early Life. Christopher Columbus, the son of a wool merchant, is believed to have been born in Genoa, Italy, in 1451. When he was still a teenager, he got a job on a merchant ship.
- The First Voyage. At the end of the 15th century, it was nearly impossible to reach Asia from Europe by land. The route was long and arduous, and encounters with hostile armies were difficult to avoid.
- Niña, Pinta and Santa Maria. On August 3, 1492, Columbus and his crew set sail from Spain in three ships: the Niña, the Pinta and the Santa Maria. On October 12, the ships made landfall—not in the East Indies, as Columbus assumed, but on one of the Bahamian islands, likely San Salvador.
Excerpts from the log of Christopher Columbus's first voyage; The Letter of Columbus to Luis de Sant Angel Announcing His Discovery; Columbus Monuments Pages (overview of monuments for Columbus all over the world) "But for Columbus There Would Be No America", Tiziano Thomas Dossena, Bridgepugliausa.it, 2012; Vezi și