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Columbus, christopher (1451-1506), italian spanish navigator who sailed west across the atlantic biographical facts on columbus vary from author to author. Christopher columbus b 1451 -- d 1506 a d internet resources for his life and times introduction one of the more maligned men of history, christopher. Introduction to irving's sources read his preface from the beginning of a history of the life and voyages of christopher columbus, volume 1.
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