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A POLE, Jan from Kolno, DISCOVERED AMERICA


Polonius3 1,000 | 12,446  
30 Aug 2008 /  #1
America was discovered by Polish seafarer Jan z Kolna several years before Columbus.
ConstantineK 26 | 1,259  
30 Aug 2008 /  #2
Oh my dear, of course it was Pole, that's why so many Poles are living there (simply they are descendants of first Poles, landed on the americans sea shores), and sure enough US national flag is bearing all those red and white lines because of that discovery.
celinski 31 | 1,258  
30 Aug 2008 /  #3
Polands role is found here as they were a big part of freedom and structuring of The United States of America.

polishpioneersinjamestown.org/history.aspx
ConstantineK 26 | 1,259  
30 Aug 2008 /  #4
I know, I know. All these Poles had always liked idle-talks, like 'liberte, egalite...'
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
30 Aug 2008 /  #5
sispain.org/english/history/discover.html

I think u will find that it was Columbus who discovered it

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Discovery_of_America

No mention of ur lad there sonny jim

John Scolvus (also known as Ioannis Scolvenius, Iohannes Scolvus Polonus, German: Johannes Scolnus, Polish: Jan z Kolna) was a semi-legendary sailor c. 1470-80.

It has been claimed that he was among the first Europeans to reach the shores of the Americas prior to Columbus in 1476 as steersman of Didrik Pining, although this view is not supported by genuine evidence.[1]

Wow, I bet that's a bit of a choker 4 ya

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