Where did Thorvald Eriksson land?
It is now generally accepted that Leif Eriksson’s Vinland was located in Newfoundland.
Was Leif Erikson Icelandic or Norwegian?
Contents. Leif Erikson was the son of Erik the Red, founder of the first European settlement on what is now called Greenland. Born in Iceland around A.D. 970, Erikson sailed to Norway around A.D.
Was Leif Erikson Swedish or Norwegian?
No, Leif Erikson was not Swedish. He was the son of Thjodhild and Erik the Red. Both his parents were Norwegian or of Norwegian blood.