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Martín Alonso Pinzón

* 1441 in Palos de la Frontera/Spain
+ 1493 in Palos de la Frontera


Martin Alonso Pinzon

Martín Alonso Pinzón was a Spanish mariner, shipbuilder, navigator and explorer.
He sailed with Christopher Columbus on his first voyage to the New World in 1492, as captain of the Pinta.
His youngest brother Vicente Yáñez Pinzón was captain of the Niña,
and the middle brother Francisco Martín Pinzón was maestre (first mate) of the Pinta.

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