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Pretty sure he was the last in a long line of peoples that discovered the Americas... The Vikings and the Chinese amongst many and, of course, the native Indians who crossed the Bering Straits many thousands of years ago.
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It took some time, but the life and times of admiral Michiel de Ruyter are now on film in the epic movie "Michiel de Ruyter", I also found Charles Dance in the role of Charles II very enjoyable. [IMDB]
It says a lot about the importance of Jews of the time, and how much Europeans owe the Jews. I am not Jewish, but they did provide important services, including map making (which is apparently what Christopher Columbus, or Colom, was).