Christopher Columbus was born somtime before October 31, 1451 in Genoa, Italy. Christopher Columbus(far left) had 4 siblings with the names of Batholomew, Giacomo, Giovanni, Bianchinetta. His parents names were Domenico and Susanna. Christopher Columus never went to school and was self taught.
Christopher Columbus married Filipa Moniz Perestrelo and they had two kids with the names of Diego and Ferdinand. Columbus almost never got to go on his historic trip. He got the king and queen to pay for his trip while he promised he would bring back gold. When Columbus went on his trip he believed he could sail west and find Asia. When he found land he believed he had reached Asia but really had found America.
Christopher Columbus died on May 20, 1506 in Valladolid, Spain. He was one of the most famous European explorers to ever live and his name would go down in history ever.