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was born in 1451 in Genoa, Italy became a sailor at the age of 14 1476 - settled in Portugal studied geography and navigation dreamed of reaching the Indies by sailing west
His three ships the Pinta, the Niña and the Santa Maria sailed from Palos, Spain, on August 3, 1492.
October 12, 1492 – island San Salvatore August 3, 1492 -the Pinta, Niña, and Santa Maria set sail from Palos, Spain. January 18, 1493 – started to sail back to Spain March 15, 1493 – the Niña and the Pinta retuned back to Spain
They offered food, but had only a little gold. Columbus was disappointed not to find Asian treasures.