ABOUT HIMChristopher Columbus explored far away lands. He was born in 1451 in Genoa. He became a sailor at age 15. Christopher wanted to sail to Asia to get gold and others things like that.
He started to sail west because he thought that he could get there faster.
Columbus asked the king and queen of England to pay for his voyage, and they let him. He started to sail west and rain in to Amiricia. He found some ''Indians'' and took them prisoners as slaves. He made 3 more trips in seek of slaves and gold before he died in 1506.