Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World.Christopher Columbus
For the execution of the voyage to the Indies, I did not make use of intelligence, mathematics or maps.Christopher Columbus
No one should fear to undertake any task in the name of our Saviour, if it is just and if the intention is purely for His holy service.Christopher Columbus
Stood off and on during the night, determining not to come to anchor till morning, fearing to meet with shoals continued our course in the morning and as the island was found to be six or seven leagues distant, and the tide was against us, it was noon when we arrived there.Christopher Columbus
These people are very unskilled in arms... with 50 men they could all be subjected and made to do all that one wished.Christopher Columbus
Tomorrow morning before we depart, I intend to land and see what can be found in the neighborhood.Christopher Columbus
was a famous Italian explorer,
who was born on
October 31, 1450. As a person born on this date, Christopher Columbus is listed in our database as the 1st
most popular celebrity for the day (October 31).
People born on October 31
fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion.
Christopher Columbus is the 16th most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to Christopher Columbus' birthday, Christopher Columbus is the 2nd most famous Italian.
In general, Christopher Columbus ranks as the 235th
most popular famous person, and the 1st most popular explorer of all time.
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