Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus (born between 25 August and 31 October 1451, died 20 May 1506) was an explorer and navigator who completed four voyages across the , opening the way for the widespread European exploration and colonization of the Americas.

Summary

His expeditions, sponsored by the Catholic Monarchs of , were the first European contact with the , , and .

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