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Martín Alonso Pinzón
* 1441 in Palos de la
+ 1493 in Palos de la Frontera
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.
2017 J. Giesen