Christopher Columbus

Sailer of the Atlantic Ocean

Let's find out about his background!

  • He was born 1451,Genoa, Italy. He died May 20, 1506, Valladolid, Spain. His full name is Cristoforo Colombo. His spouse name is Filipa Moniz Perestrelo. Their children are Diego Columbus, Ferdinand Columbus. His parents are Domenico Colombo, Susanna Fontanarossa. He was born into a middle class family of Weavers in Genoa. When his wife was giving birth to their son she passed way.

Some of his achievements and discoveries

He sailed across the Atlantic Ocean. While he was sailing he found some trade routes along the Atlantic Ocean. Found some Americans but he was not the first to find them. Was the first European explorer who discovered Cuba, Central America, the Bahamas, the northern coast of South America, and Hispaniola. When we was sailing he convinced Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand of Spain to support him for his sail.

Christopher Colubus Impact on World OR World Today

Columbus was the first to reach the new world. He also traded between Europe and America. Enabled exchanged of his ideas.

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