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: Giovanni Pellegrino (? - ?), Giacomo (also called Diego) (? - ?), Bianchinetta Columbus (? - ?), 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.