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Identify Martin Alonso Pinzon the captain of the Pinta and his brother Vicente Yanex Pinzon ?

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Asked by truth exposed, 21 Oct '12 12:17 pm
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Martn Alonso Pinzon, Spanish navigator and explorer. He sailed with Christopher Columbus on his first voyage to the New World in 1492, as captain of the Pinta.
Pinzon was born in a family of Spanish ship owners. He was the brother of Vicente Yanez Pinzon, and part-owner of the Nina and the Pinta. Vicente was pilot on the Nina.
Pinzon suggested to Columbus a change of course for their voyage on October 7, 1492. His suggestion brought the fleet into the Bahamas on October 12, 1492. During the voyage to the Americas Pinzon often disobeyed the orders of Columbus. Pinzn became separated from Columbus in Cuba on November 21, 1492. He probably sailed off on his own trying to make individual discoveries and to find treasures
Answered by aflatoon, 22 Oct '12 09:24 am

 
  
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"In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue..." So we were taught in primary school. But, did you know that the captains of two of the three small Spanish ships comprising Columbus's fleet were in fact Muslim?

Martin Alonso Pinzon the captain of the Pinta and his brother Vicente Yanex Pinzon the captain of the Nina helped organize Columbus' voyages which introduced Europeans to the New World. The Pinzon brothers were in fact Muslims related to Abuzayan Muhammad III, a Moroccan Sultan.

I note this because American Muslims are often mispercieved as foreigners unwilling to assimilate. Yet, a survey of modern Islamic history and early American religious history reveals a uniquely different reality: the presence of Muslims in what would become the United States of America dates back to the earliest arrivals of Europeans in the Americas.

Some Muslims, such as Estevanico de Dorantes, arrived here as explorers. Originally from Morocco, in the 1550's Estevanico was the first Muslim and th ...more
Answered by jameel ahmed, 21 Oct '12 01:13 pm

 
  
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Martn Alonso Pinzn, (Palos de la Frontera, Huelva; c. 1441 c. 1493) was a Spanish mariner, shipbuilder, navigator and explorer, oldest of the Pinzn
Vicente Yez Pinzn (Palos de la Frontera, Spain, c. 1462 after 1514) was a Spanish navigator, explorer, and conquistador, the youngest of the Pinzn
Answered by ambuj kumar, 21 Oct '12 12:20 pm

 
  
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