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10 facts you might not know about explorer Christopher Columbus From News Shopper Christopher Columbus was not his real name.

He was actually named Cristoforo Colombo when he was born in Genoa, Italy. Those ships we've learned to best deals on burberry identify as the Nia, Pinta and Santa Maria were actually called Santa Clara, Pinta and La Gallega. The crew called La Gallega Marigalante (dirty Mary). Columbus rechristened her Santa online shop burberry Maria. During a 1502 voyage to Central America, Columbus tricked natives by convincing them he'd taken away the moon as a punishment for refusing to trade with him. He had merely consulted an almanac and observed that a lunar eclipse was imminent. Scared natives agreed to trade with him when the eclipse occurred. Even though his accomplishments were great, he was seen as crazy during his life and even spent time in chains. Columbus believed he was guided by the Holy Spirit toward a great burberry blue destiny. At the age of 25 Columbus had survived a shipwreck and six mile swim. He told his son Ferdinand that this was evidence that he was a man of destiny, that God had a plan for him. Some historians claim Columbus was a Portuguese double agent working for King John II, whose objective was to distract Spain from his monopoly of African gold trade and the soon to be opened sea route around Africa to India. He is believed to have been an opium addict. No painter ever captured Columbus on canvas.

Paintings depicting Columbus are works of fiction. Two cities Seville in Spain and Santo Domingo, capital of the Dominican Republic claim to be home to Columbus' remains, each housing what could burberry official online store be his bones in a mausoleum.


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