Which European was the first to discover America?

Bjarni Herjólfsson
Marco Polo
Christopher Columbus
Amerigo Vespucci
Bjarni was heading to Greenland to visit his father in 986, when he drifted south and found himself near the coast of today Canada. Despite his crew eagerness, he refused to land and only attested the discovery of a land full of trees and hills.
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