DNA study to probe where Columbus was born

By Michael Susin and Elena Rodriguez
Updated May 19 2021 - 7:24pm, first published 7:20pm
Scientists will try to read DNA from the remains of Christopher Columbus to identify his origin.

Spanish researchers haver set out to settle the dispute over the true origins of Christopher Columbus after various theories in the past decades claimed the explorer hailed from Portugal or Spain, rather than Italy as most scholars agree.