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Christopher Columbus


Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer, navigator, and colonist who completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean under the auspices of the Catholic Monarchs of Spain. He led the first European expeditions to the Caribbean, Central America, and South America, initiating the permanent European colonization of the Americas.


  • Personal 

  • Quest for Asia 

  • Voyages 

  • {{anchor|Accusations of tyranny}} Accusations of tyranny 

  • Later life 

  • Illness and death 

  • Commemoration 

  • Legacy 

  • Physical appearance