The world was created in 5343 BCE, and would last 7000 years



Christopher Columbus : explorer, navigator, and colonizer
Columbus claimed that the world was created in 5343 BCE, and would last 7000 years. Assuming no year zero, that means the end would come in 1658.


Tom McIver, The End of the World: An Annotated Bibliography. McFarlane & Co., Jefferson NC, 1999.