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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Because of Christopher Columbus, millions of individual souls in the Western Hemisphere were exposed to the Christian religion.
In his diary, Christopher Columbus noted the presence of a mosque on top of a mountain in Cuba."
It was a man named Christopher Columbus. We celebrate Columbus Day on Oct.
London, March 9 (ANI): A Spanish historian has claimed that Christopher Columbus, who opened up the American continents to Europe, was actually called Pedro Scotto, and his family originally hailed from Scotland.
The Portuguese coach drew a bizarre comparison between the player and Christopher Columbus. Real Madrid have made no secret of their desire to recruit Ronaldo, prompting United to consider reporting them to Fifa.
In the mid-1990s, a sunken ship was found in a shallow gulf off the coast of Panama, thought possibly to be the remains of the Vizcaina, one of the ships Christopher Columbus took on his last trip to the New World.
James Collier's CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS (0761422218), Serenity Young's RICHARD FRANCIS BURTON (0761422226), Patricia Calvert's KIT CARSON (0761422234), Dan Elish's EDMUND HILLARY (0761422242), and Steven Otfinoski's HENRY HUDSON (0761422250) each blend color illustrations with plenty of facts about each explorer, his motivations, the politics and culture of the times, and his lasting influence.
The history of the Caribbean islands began long before the arrival of Christopher Columbus and the Europeans.
A luxurious new 11-story building with 67 condominiums on bustling Christopher Columbus Drive is under development in Jersey City.
Christopher Columbus, legendary sailor and explorer.
CHRISTOPHER Columbus discovered Trinidad in 1498 and claimed it on behalf of Spain.
1494 - Christopher Columbus discovered Jamaica while in search of a westward route to the East.
THEY all laughed at Christopher Columbus when he said the world was round.As the song says, who's got the last laugh now?
Each year, the Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation in cooperation with The National Science Foundation hosts the Christopher Columbus Awards.
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