Christopher Columbus

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Italian navigator who discovered the New World in the service of Spain while looking for a route to China (1451-1506)

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ITEM: The Atlantic observed on this year's Columbus Day that "few famous figures in American history are as divisive as Christopher Columbus.
ADVENTURER: The statue of Christopher Columbus at the Palm House in Sefton park.
Situated along Jersey City's Christopher Columbus Drive, the property extends from Brunswick Street southeast across Monmouth Street to Varick Street.
They already did the same with Christopher Columbus, and it now seems they want to naturalise Cristiano Ronaldo," added the man who is widely expected to take over from Ferguson at the helm one day.
the Western Hemisphere, which Europeans believed had been "discovered" by Christopher Columbus
The Welsh prince who supposedly sailed to America - twice - more than 300 years before Christopher Columbus, may have been trying to prove the world was round, according to a new book.
1506: Christopher Columbus, Genoese explorer, died in Valladolid, Spain.
In reply to GH of Gosforth who reckons I'm a crackpot for saying NASA didn't send three men to the moon and compared my views to the views of people who said Christopher Columbus said the world was round.
Although Christopher Columbus, the host city's namesake, inspired the thinking behind the conference's theme, attendees will not have the famous explorer's travel headaches.
From the old worlds of Christopher Columbus and the Conquistadors to the new world of cocoa lattes and double mochaccinos, hot chocolate has come full circle.
The girls placed first in the Christopher Columbus Awards competition, which challenges kids to use science and technology to effect positive change in their communities.
Each kingdom claimed the Moluccas lay on its side of the Line of Tordesillas, which Christopher Columbus had projected for Queen Isabel of Castile.
Watch out Christopher Columbus, the world's explorers are rapidly making a myth out of the "discovery" of America US.
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