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Was Christopher Columbus' country Protestant or Catholic?
He sailed for Spain, ruled by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella at that time.
Christopher Columbus sailed for Spain, as his voyages were funded by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella. But he was Italian by birth, technically Genoan since a united Ital…y did not yet exist.
Spain, Queen Isabella specifically.
he was from Italy but Spain sponsored his sailing
The historical records indicate that Christopher Columbus was born in Genoa, - maybe Santa Margarita. At the time of his birth Genoa was an independent state in what is modern… Northwest Italy. ------------------------------------------------- Recently arguments have been made that he was actually from Spain and not Italy. The factors cited in support of this are that:- He wrote in Spanish and not Italian, He was married to a wealthy Spanish woman ( if he had actually been a poor Italian sail maker that wouldn't have happened) and the DNA of his son points to Spanish ethnicity. These speculations are however still not generally accepted.
Genoa, Italy. That is where Christopher Columbus is country of origin is.
He sailed from Spain and landed on San Salvador.
Columbus was born in Italy and on his voyage to America, as well as his other three main voyages, left from Spain
South and North America
separate voyages to the Caribbean from 1492 to 1504, he remained convinced that he had found the lands that Marco Polo reached in his overland travels to China at the end of t…he 13th century.