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Bartholomew Columbus

1460 - 1515

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Bartholomew Columbus (Genoese: Bertomê Corombo; Portuguese: Bartolomeu Colombo; Spanish: Bartolomé Colón; Italian: Bartolomeo Colombo; c. 1461 – 1515) was an Italian explorer from Genoa and the younger brother of Christopher Columbus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bartholomew Columbus has received more than 304,416 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Bartholomew Columbus is the 102nd most popular explorer (up from 122nd in 2019), the 1,207th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,424th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Explorer.

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  • 25

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Among EXPLORERS

Among explorers, Bartholomew Columbus ranks 102 out of 405Before him are Fernão Mendes Pinto, Willem Schouten, Mary Kingsley, Cosmas Indicopleustes, Frederick Cook, and Pánfilo de Narváez. After him are Carsten Niebuhr, Sacagawea, Pêro da Covilhã, Martín Alonso Pinzón, Bernal Díaz del Castillo, and João Gonçalves Zarco.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1460, Bartholomew Columbus ranks 6Before him are Vasco da Gama, Juan Ponce de León, Johann Tetzel, Vicente Yáñez Pinzón, and Jacques Lefèvre d'Étaples. After him are Judah Leon Abravanel, Juan de la Cosa, Tristão da Cunha, Lorenzo Costa, Jacopo de' Barbari, and Geertgen tot Sint Jans. Among people deceased in 1515, Bartholomew Columbus ranks 7Before him are Louis XII of France, Afonso de Albuquerque, Meñli I Giray, Aldus Manutius, Alonso de Ojeda, and Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba. After him are Mariotto Albertinelli, Abraham Zacuto, Barbara of Brandenburg, Pietro Lombardo, Barbara Zápolya, and Giovanni Giocondo.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Bartholomew Columbus ranks 1,207 out of 4,668Before him are Mario Del Monaco (1915), Timaeus (-350), Dosso Dossi (1480), Romano Mussolini (1927), Giuseppe Di Stefano (1921), and Louis V, Duke of Bavaria (1315). After him are Ciriaco de' Pizzicolli (1391), Francesco Morosini (1619), Francesco di Giorgio Martini (1439), Ferdinando Carulli (1770), Antonio da Sangallo the Younger (1484), and Melozzo da Forlì (1438).

Among EXPLORERS In Italy

Among explorers born in Italy, Bartholomew Columbus ranks 10Before him are John Cabot (1450), Giovanni da Verrazzano (1485), Giovanni Battista Belzoni (1778), Antonio Pigafetta (1492), Sebastian Cabot (1484), and Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza (1852). After him are Alvise Cadamosto (1432), Lancelotto Malocello (1270), Peter Martyr d'Anghiera (1457), Cristoforo Buondelmonti (1385), Alejandro Malaspina (1754), and Niccolò de' Conti (1395).