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  • 1. Christopher Columbus is born
  • 2. First journeys as a sailor (teen)
  • 3. Columbus gets married
  • Happily married...
  • In 1451, Christopher Columbus was born in Genoa, Italy to Domenico and Susanna Colombo.
  • 4. Requesting for voyages to Monarchs
  • When Christopher was in his teenages, he went on several journeys around Europe to places like Iceland, on trading ships. This is what inspired him to become an explorer!
  • 5. Spain says yes and sets sail
  • In 1479, Columbus got married to Filipa Perestrelo aged 28.
  • 6. Discovery of America (New World)
  • In 1485, Columbus wanted to make a new voyage (a western route to India) Unfortunately, his idea got rejected by the Monarchs of Portugal, Iceland and the Dutch, so he headed to Spain.
  • NO!
  • After alot of persuasion, the Spanish Monarch say yes to Columbus (1491) and they set sail from the Spanish coast in August 1492. Pinta and Nina (front) and the Santa Maria at the back. He had a crew of around 85-90 men on the Santa Maria.
  • Those are my ships!
  • In October 1492, Columbus landed on the coasts of the Caribbean. However he was so sure that he had found India that he named it the West Indies. Sadly, one of his ships, Santa Maria sank.
  • Land Ahoy!
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