Similarities Between Lindbergh And Christopher Columbus

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly across the whole Atlantic Ocean or discover America? Well that’s what Charles Lindbergh and Christopher Columbus achieved. They achieved the goals of their lives and helped the people of the world entirely and changed everybody’s lives.

I’m sure everyone knows who Christopher Columbus is, of course, he supposedly found America. Born in Genoa, Italy on October 31, 1451 he was the child of Domenico Colombo(father) and Susanna Fontanarossa(mother). He had four other siblings, him being the oldest. In 1476, he traveled to Portugal with his brother, Bartholomew, where he set up their own business. Three years later, he married Felipa Perestrello Moniz. The next year in 1580 Felipa gave birth
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Charles was son to Charles August Lindbergh(father) and Evangeline Lodge Lindbergh born in February 4, 1902, raised on a farm in Detroit, Michigan. He grew up having an advantage in mechanics, joining the United States Army at 18 in 1924. He joined so that he would be an Army Air Service Reserve pilot, he later finished his training in 1925. Earlier in his life, 1919, a hotel owner Named Raymond Orteig offered $25,000 to anybody who could fly from New York to Paris nonstop. While trying to achieve this, several pilots died and still hadn’t been claimed in 1927. So in May 20, 1927, Lindbergh took flight from Roosevelt field in New York to Le Bourget Field near Paris. The trip in total took around 33 hours and 3,600 miles. Later in his life he invented the first official artificial heart. He married a girl named Anne Morrow, and later in 1931 after they had a baby named Charles Lindbergh who was kidnapped and murdered by Bruno Hauptmann, who was later executed in 1936. Before they found Charles, Al Capone, the famous Italian mobster, offered to help Lindbergh and his wife to help find the baby and bring it to safety. And sadly died in his later years on August 26, 1974 due to cancer in his house in Maui, Hawaii. So to sum up his life, he was a very helpful and adventurous man and we wouldn't have some of the things we have today without him. ( Charles Lindbergh
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