Name

The Red Eric

Career

Explorer/Cartographer

Occupation 1

Viking leader

Identifier

Discovered Greenland

Region

NA/North America

Era

Ancient/Medieval (to 1350)

Born

940

Died

990

Text

Viking explorer-leader who sailed west from Norway, island-hopping to Greenland in 982 AD; the father of Lief Ericsson

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