Christopher Columbus

  • Sep 1, 1451


    He was born in Genoa,Italy.His mum was Susanna Fontanarossa.
    He was actually named Christoforo Columbo but for some reason he is now called Christopher Columbo.
  • Jan 1, 1467


    Christopher Columbus sailed to Iceland when he was only sixtenn years of age.Imagine how it would feel to be only sixteen years of age!
  • Jan 1, 1476

    Ship sank!

    Christopher Columbus' ship sunk when he was in the battle of portugal when he was only 25 but also he swam ashore when his ship sank.
  • Jan 1, 1477

    New Job

    Christopher Columbus joined his brother to work as a Cartographer. A cartographer is a person who has a science or practice of drawing maps.
  • Jan 1, 1484


    Sadly Christopher failed to make a plan with king of Portugal to travell to Asia. The king of portugal didn't like his plan at first.
  • Feb 1, 1485


    Christopher Columbus moves to Cadiz in Spain opening a bussiness of selling maps and charts.
  • Feb 1, 1486

    First Pension

    Christopher Columbus had his first pension as a Cartographer with his Brother and his plans with Spanish Court again failed.
  • Jan 1, 1487


    He was in service to the Duke of Medina.
  • Feb 1, 1487


    Christopher Columbus gave his plans to King Henry the VII.The plans were about him going to Asia
  • Jan 1, 1491


    Columbus appealed to King Ferdinand About plans.
  • Feb 1, 1491


    A priest called father Perez Interceded.
  • Period: Aug 1, 1492 to Sep 8, 1492

    To Asia

    Christopher has his plans a go to Asia.
  • Nov 22, 1492

    First voyage

    Finally Christopher Columbus received Money and Ships.
    Christopher Columbus received the ships the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria.
    He also received one thousand two hundred sailors split between the three ships provided.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1493 to Jan 1, 1496

    Secound voyage

    His secound voyage began. He travelled to the new world in his secound voyage.He had seventeen ships and 1200 sailors.
  • Oct 1, 1500


    Sadly Christopher Columbus is sent home in chains.
  • Jan 1, 1502

    Fianl voyage

    His final Voyage began.He discovered two places those places were Trinidad and Tabago.
  • Nov 7, 1504


    Christopher Columbus Returns to his Country Spain. Instead of returning to his hometown Italy he returned to Spain.
  • May 20, 1506


    He died at the Spanish Courtat Valladolid.
    Some say he died a sad man but he actually made a route for more european explorers.