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Marco Polo
As a teenager, Marco Polo traveled to China (then known as Cathay) with his father and uncle. The trio spent 20 years at the court of Kublai Khan -- this at a time when few Europeans had ever visited that country. Polo eventually returned to Venice and co... More »
Born: c. 1254, Venice, Italy
Died: c. 1324

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Marco Polo was a Venetian merchant traveller. His travels are recorded in Livres des merveilles du monde (Book of the Marvels of the World, also known as The ...

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Mar 12, 2013 ... Discover fascinating facts about the life of Marco Polo and his legendary travels to the ... Marco Polo's famous travelogue was penned in prison.

www.livescience.com/27513-marco-polo.html

Feb 27, 2013 ... Marco Polo was one of the first and most famous Europeans to travel to Asia during the Middle Ages. He traveled farther than any of his ...

www.biography.com/people/marco-polo-9443861

Apr 27, 2017 ... Marco Polo was an explorer and merchant from Venice. He was ... There is no evidence outside his famous book that he traveled so far east.

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Marco Polo was an Italian merchant and explorer, famous for introducing Europeans to China and Central Asia. He inspired future travelers, including ...

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Marco Polo was one of the most important and famous explorers and writers from Europe; however, the details of his early life and person life are hard to ...

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Marco Polo (1254-1324), is probably the most famous Westerner traveled on the Silk Road. He excelled all the other travelers in his determination, his writing, ...

www.lordsandladies.org/marco-polo.htm

Short Biography, Facts and History about the life of Marco Polo and his famous travels to China and his meeting with the Kublai Khan. The role of Marco Polo as  ...

www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/worldhistory/marcopolo.htm

Marco Polo, who traveled extensively in the 13th Century, remains one of history's most famous explorers. A book describing his travels was, for a time, one of ...