Cristobal Colon


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Noun1.Cristobal Colon - Italian navigator who discovered the New World in the service of Spain while looking for a route to China (1451-1506)Cristobal Colon - Italian navigator who discovered the New World in the service of Spain while looking for a route to China (1451-1506)
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Rosa asserts that, "the man we call Christopher Columbus was actually named Cristobal Colon and an Italian publication printed in Rome, April 1493, is responsible for modifying the explorer's name to 'Columbo' and spreading that wrong name worldwide."
The ships will be docking at the ports of Don Diego, Almirante, Cristobal Colon and Sans Souci in Santo Domingo, as well as others in La Romana, Puerto Plata and Samana.
It is no secret amongst historians that Christopher Columbus hid his true identity and changed his birth name to the pseudonym of Cristobal Colon.