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26-10-10, 04:04
This article is about 3 years old and I have not been able to find any follow up on it and if it ever resulted in any definite findings?

Search for Christopher Columbus Origin (http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/08/us/08columbus.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1)

Apparently he was able to get several hundred samples from the Ligurian area of Italy and the Catalan area Spain of individuals named Columbo and Colom hoping to find a match with one of the two groups. Apparently Colom is the Catalan version of the name and Columbo the Italian version.

28-10-10, 23:43
A Catalan independence party has been paying for study abroad to show that Columbus was Catalan, the payment is for the etudie result is affirmative. Is just stupid nazi-onale separatist propaganda system.

25-08-14, 21:33
I wonder if any updates are regarding this.
As far as I read his brother and son have been tested, is at least his (or any of his relatives) Y-dna haplogroup known?