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.

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flagSwitzerland
80%
10%
10%
0%
30
flagSpain
77%
11%
8%
0%
36
flagItaly
73%
11%
15%
0%
52
flagBelgium
68%
13%
13%
0%
29
flagFinland
65%
18%
15%
0%
32
flagFrance
56%
20%
21%
0%
55
flagthe Netherlands
55%
21%
22%
1%
89
flagthe United Kingdom
51%
22%
24%
1%
560
flagthe United States
51%
20%
23%
4%
523
flagGermany
51%
20%
24%
2%
301
flagSweden
51%
20%
28%
0%
35
flagCanada
50%
17%
25%
6%
58
flagAustria
50%
23%
17%
8%
34
flagPoland
48%
19%
28%
2%
17812
flagDenmark
46%
26%
26%
0%
30
flagRepublic of Ireland
43%
22%
31%
1%
66
flagAustralia
39%
32%
28%
0%
28
flagNorway
35%
16%
48%
0%
31
flagIndia
33%
13%
44%
7%
65
flagUnknown
32%
29%
34%
3%
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men49%
women42%
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49%
42%
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20%
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27%
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2%
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