Christopher Columbus during his lifetime

Christopher Columbus

The only known existing Portrait of Christopher Columbus during his lifetime by Spanish artist Pedro Berruguete.


Posthumous portrait of Christopher Columbus by Sebastiano del Piombo, 1519

Born prior to October 31, 1451 in Genoa, Republic of Genoa (Italy)
Died on or about May 20, 1506 (age 54), in Valladolid, Crown of Castile (Spain)






Bartolomé de las Casas (Bishop Emeritus of Chiapas)

Born about 1484, in Seville, Kingdom of Seville, Castile
Died on July 18, 1566 (age 81–82), in Madrid, Kingdom of Toledo, Castile
Buried at Basilica of Our Lady of Atocha