Christopher Columbus

Christopher was born on 1451 to Domenico Colombo (1418 - 1497) and Susanna Fontanarossa (1435 - 1489).
He was born in Genoa.
He died on 20.05.1506 as 55 years old in Valladolid.
Siblings: G. (? - ?), G. (? - ?), B. (? - ?), Bartolomeo Colombo (1460 - 1515).

Christopher Columbus (Italian: Cristoforo Colombo) was an Italian explorer, navigator, and colonizer. Born in 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 settlements on the island of Hispaniola initiated the permanent European colonization of the New World.

Origin of the name Christopher - From the Late Greek name Χριστοφορος (Christophoros) meaning "bearing Christ", derived from Χριστος..


wife Filipa Moniz Perestrelo

Filipa Moniz Perestrelo was born on 1455 to Bartolomeu Perestrelo (1400 - 1457) and I. (? - ?).
She died on 15.06.1485, at the age of 30.
Children: Diego Columbus (1479 - 01.02.1527).
Descendants: children (2nd generation): 1, grandchildren (3rd generation): 6, 4th generation: 5, 5th generation: 2, total: 14

wife Beatriz Enríquez de Arana

Beatriz Enríquez de Arana was 16 years younger than Christopher.
Date of birth: 1467
She died on 20.05.1521 as 54 years old in Córdoba Province.
Children: Fernando Colombo (15.08.1488 - 12.07.1539).
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