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Christopher Columbus

by Manuel from Buenos Aires

Biography

Christopher Columbus was a famous sailor born in Genoa between 1451 and 1452. Little by little he became an experienced cartographer. Columbus decided to beat the obstacles and cross the Atlantic Ocean. He wanted to discover a new route between Spain and India. On October twelve, 1942, Columbus and his crew disembarked to America and he described it as an earthly paradise.

Why is a hero?

I think that he is a hero because his project was considered impossible by some experts, but he spite of this, Columbus convinced Isabel of Castilla and Fernando de Aragon (kings of Spain) to support the trip. He realised his dream and made one of the most important discoveries in world history.


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Last edited 7/4/2011 12:00:00 AM

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