What nationality was Christopher Columbus?

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Columbus was born in the Republic of Genoa. His name in Italian is Cristo­foro Colombo, his father's name was Domeni­co, and his brothers were named Bar­tolomeo, Giovanni Pel­le­gri­no and Giacomo.

Answers distribution

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flagSpain
77%
11%
8%
0%
36
flagSwitzerland
76%
11%
11%
0%
26
flagItaly
71%
12%
16%
0%
49
flagBelgium
68%
13%
13%
0%
29
flagFinland
65%
18%
15%
0%
32
flagFrance
57%
18%
22%
0%
54
flagthe United Kingdom
51%
22%
23%
1%
537
flagthe United States
51%
20%
23%
3%
502
flagGermany
51%
20%
24%
2%
292
flagAustria
51%
19%
19%
9%
31
flagthe Netherlands
50%
23%
24%
1%
81
flagSweden
50%
20%
29%
0%
34
flagPoland
48%
19%
28%
2%
17218
flagDenmark
48%
25%
25%
0%
27
flagCanada
47%
18%
26%
7%
53
flagRepublic of Ireland
43%
22%
31%
1%
66
flagAustralia
40%
33%
25%
0%
27
flagNorway
35%
16%
48%
0%
31
flagUnknown
32%
29%
34%
3%
859
flagIndia
32%
14%
45%
7%
64

Gender

men48%
women42%
Italian
48%
42%
Spanish
21%
21%
Portuguese
27%
33%
French
2%
3%

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