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Christopher Columbus
  • Name: Christopher Columbus
  • Died: 05/20/1506
  • Born: Before 31 October 1451
  • Occupation: Maritime explorer

Christopher Columbus (/kəˈlʌmbəs/; Ligurian: Cristoffa Corombo; Italian: Cristoforo Colombo; Spanish: Cristóbal Colón; before 31 October 1451? 20 May 1506) was an Italian master navigator who completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean that opened the way for European exploration, exploitation, and colonization of the Americas. His expeditions, sponsored by the Catholic Monarchs of Spain, were the first European contact with the Caribbean, Central America, and South America.

Death Place: Valladolid, Castile

Source: Wikipedia

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