Quotes by Christopher Columbus

About Christopher Columbus:

Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer, navigator, colonizer and citizen of the Republic of Genoa. Under the auspices of the Catholic Monarchs of Spain, he completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean. Those voyages, and his efforts to establish permanent settlements on the island of Hispaniola, initiated the Spanish colonization of the New World.

Author Bio

  • NameChristopher Columbus
  • DescriptionExplorer, navigator, and colonizer
  • AliasesCristoforo Colombo; Cristóbal Colón; Columbus
  • BornNovember 9, 1451
  • DiedMay 19, 1506
  • ProfessionExplorer