christopher columbus

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In History
  • Oct 31, 1451

    birth

    he was born in the Republic of Genoa, Italy.
    he fathers name was domenico colombo and his mothers maidain name was susanna fontanarossa.
    Christopher Columbus had three younger brothers called Bartolomeo, Giovanni Pellegrino, and Giacomo. He also had a sister called Bianchinetta
  • Aug 15, 1470

    family moves

    The family moved to Savona and Christopher Columbus travelled the seas as a pirate, or Privateer, attacking ships belonging to the Moors
  • Aug 15, 1476

    first voyages

    olumbus first went to sea as a teenager, participating in several trading voyages in the Mediterranean and Aegean seas.
  • Aug 15, 1477

    Christopher Columbus joined his brother Bartholomew in Lisbon

    Christopher Columbus joined his brother Bartholomew in Lisbon to work as a cartographer
  • Aug 15, 1479

    gets married

  • Aug 15, 1480

    haves first child

    Christopher Columbus and Felipa have a son called Diego Colon
  • Aug 15, 1486

    2nd marridge

    Columbus meets Dona Beatriz Enriquez de Arana from Cordova in Spain who he marries
  • Aug 15, 1491

    refused money

  • Aug 15, 1492

    gets money for ships

    King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain finally agree to act as patrons to Christopher Columbus and provide money and ships
  • May 20, 1506

    columbus dies

    Christopher Columbus dies at the Spanish court at Valladolid