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Leif Erikson or Leif Ericson (c. 970 – c. 1020) was a Norse explorer from Iceland. He was the first known European to have set foot on continental North America (excluding Greenland), before Christopher Columbus. According to the Sagas of Icelanders, he established a Norse settlement at Vinland, tentatively identified with the Norse L'Anse aux Meadows on the northern tip of Newfoundland in ...

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Leif Eriksson was the son of Erik the Red, founder of the first European settlement on what is now called Greenland. Around A.D. 1000, Eriksson sailed to Norway, where King Olaf I converted him to ...

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Leif the Mysterious. Although various accounts exist, the differences in their details often make it difficult to separate fact and legend when discussing the life or Norse explorer Leif Eriksson.

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What Did Leif Eriksson Discover? Leif Eriksson, originally of Greenland, is recognized as the first European to reach or discover North America. Eriksson landed on the North American continent on a return trip from Norway to Greenland in approximately the year 1001.

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Exploration was a family business for the expedition’s leader, Leif Eriksson (variations of his last name include Erickson, Ericson, Erikson, Ericsson and Eiriksson). His father, Erik the Red ...

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In the year 1001, the Viking Leif Eriksson, known as “Leif the Lucky,” became the first European to set foot in North America. He spent the winter there and made a camp in an area he called “Vinland” (wine land), after seeing berries he mistook for grapes.

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leif erikson was a norwiegen explorer (c. 970 - c. 1020) who discovered Vinland (Modern day Greenland). Like most Vikings of his period he probably travelled by Viking longship.

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In Brattahlid, which today is known by the Greenlandic name of Qassiarsuk, a bronze statue of Leif Eriksson has been erected as a memorial to his fantastic discoveries in the year 1000 AD.. The statue has been erected at the site in Southern Greenland from where the legendary son of Erik the Red set course towards the uncharted west from his childhood home.

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Leif Ericson was the first European to land in North America. He discovered Vinland (Newfoundland) in the year 1003. This event is the timeline's POD - Lief Ericson returns to Greenland to encourage the settlement of Vinland. In 982, Eiríkr rauði, or Erik the Red, was exiled from Iceland for 3...

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Vinland, Vineland or Winland (Old Norse: Vínland) is the area of coastal North America explored by Norse Vikings, where Leif Erikson first landed in ca. 1000, approximately five centuries prior to the voyages of Christopher Columbus and John Cabot.