Christopher Columbus 1451-1506
World. Or the End of It.
Etching c. 1892
The Family of Christopher Columbus
Christopher's father was
Colombo. His mother was Susanna Fontanarossa.
Columbus married Felipa
Perestrello e Moniz (result: son Diego) and, after Felipa's death,
he joined up with Beatriz Enríquez de Harana of Córdoba (result: son
The Voyages of Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus made it four times across the
And here are the maps of his voyages:
ROUTES OF COLUMBUS
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America - Discovery
And this one from EB:
Map of the
Voyages of Columbus
Columbus' Impact on
Christopher Columbus is credited with
discovering the New World. Though the
had discovered it long before he did, this time around someone came
with a business plan.
Thus, Columbus' voyages led the way to
a new beginning for some, and to the end for the ones who had called
the New World their home since ages.
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See also the