Cristopher Columbus

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Cristopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus was born on October 31, 1451 in Genoa, India.He was a boy who loved the sea, he worked from young sailor.In 1477, he lived in Lisbon, Portugal, he married Felipa Perestrello MuñizBy the time Christopher Columbus lived, everyone thought the earth was flat and that when he reached the Atlantic Ocean was the end.

Christopher Columbus had a secret that maintained well hidden, it was well known by those closest, including the Catholic kings and the Portuguese Kings Alfonso V and his son Joan II.He presented a project to king John II of Portugal to reach that target by sailing not go through another continent (América). In Portugal did not have good reception went to the Court of Castile, where he supported. Christopher Columbus come out from Huelva (Palos de la Frontera)in 1.492, with three boats called the Santa Maria, the Pinta and the Nina.

Christopher Columbus came to America, but he thought he had reached India. He died the May 20, 1506 and the Italian Amerigo Vespucci ended the trip. The name of the continent stood in his honor.


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