Leif Erikson Quiz

Leif Erikson is well known as the viking who crossed the Atlantic to discover the Americas. Below are a number of questions about his life.
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His full name
Leif Erikson
Where he was born (Country)
Icelandic Commonwealth
Year born
970
His dad (Hint: First Norse settlement in Greenland)
Erik the Red
His "foster father"
Tyrker
His mother
Thjodhild
Year he (accidentally) discovered America (5 year buffer)
999
Part of Canada he arrived at
Newfoundland
What did he called that place
Vinland
Year died
1020
Where he died ("Country")
Greenland
What was the first city with a statue of Leif in
Boston
Painter who painted "Leif Erikson discovers America" (1893)
Christian Krohg
When is Leif Erikson Day
9 October
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