Christopher Columbus was an explorer. By estimating that Asia could be reached, he sailed to the Caribbean (at today's Dominican Republic) in 1492. In1504, he undertook three other voyages in Central and South America. Columbus proved to Europeans that the Atlantic Ocean could be crossed.
Columbus, Christopher: the navigator who officially discovered the Americas as recorded in European and U.S. history, who was a past life of Saint Germain.
Explorer and navigator who made the first recorded European contact with the Americas in 1492. Born in 1451; died 1506.
Genoese captain in service of king and queen of Castile and Aragon; successfully sailed to New World and returned in 1492; initiated European discoveries in Americas. (p. 545)
Columbus was an Italian seafarer commissioned by the Spanish monarchs to establish a western trade route to the Orient. He discovered the New World in 1492 and opened the Western Hemisphere to exploration and settlement from Europe.