Christophher columbus was a italian explorer, navigator, coloniser and citizen of the republic of Genoa. Under the auspices of the catholicmonarchs of Spain he completed four voyages across the Atlantic ocean. His first voyage into the Atlantic ocean in 1476 nearly cost him his life.
Christopher Columbus was born 1451 Genoa Italy. died may 20,1506 in Valldolild Spain. Ship's Santa Maria, Pinta and Nina. Children, Diego Columbus, Ferdinand Columbus. his dream was to sail west until he reaches Asia to find gold.