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Karlsefni Thorfinn
(980– after 1007)

Karlsefni Thorfinn (980– after 1007)

Thorfinn Karlsefni was an Icelandic explorer who circa 1010 AD led an attempt to settle Vinland with three ships and 160 settlers. Among the settlers was Freydís Eiríksdóttir, half-sister (but according to Grœnlendinga saga she was a full sister) of Leif Eriksson. Karlsefni's wife gave birth to a boy in Vinland, known as Snorri... More...


Iceland, 1939, Statue of Thorfinn Karlsefni

Iceland, 1939, Statue of Thorfinn Karlsefni

Iceland, 1939/1947, Statue of Thorfinn Karlsefni

Iceland, 1943, Statue of Thorfinn Karlsefni

Iceland, 1945, Statue of Thorfinn Karlsefni

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