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Diego Columbus was the 2nd Admiral of the Indies, 2nd Viceroy of the Indies and 3rd Governor of the Indies. He was the firstborn son of Christopher Columbus and wife Filipa Moniz Perestrelo, and was born in 1479/1480 in Porto Santo, Portugal or 1474 in Lisbon, Portugal. He died February 23/February 26, 1526 in La Puebla de Montalbán, Spain. He spent most of his adult life trying to regain the titles and privileges that his father was granted for his explorations and then stripped of in 1500. He was greatly aided in this goal by his marriage to María de Toledo y Rojas, niece of the 2nd Duke of Alba, who was King Ferdinand's cousin.

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Diego Columbus was the 2nd Admiral of the Indies, 2nd Viceroy of the Indies and 3rd Governor of the Indies. He was the firstborn son of Christopher Columbus and wife Filipa Moniz Perestrelo, and was born in 1479/1480 in Porto Santo, Portugal or 1474 in Lisbon, Portugal. He died February 23/February 26, 1526 in La Puebla de Montalbán, Spain. He spent most of his adult life trying to regain the titles and privileges that his father was granted for his explorations and then stripped of in 1500. He was greatly aided in this goal by his marriage to María de Toledo y Rojas, niece of the 2nd Duke of Alba, who was King Ferdinand's cousin. More...

 
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