Marco Polo was a Venetian merchant traveller whose travels are recorded in
Livres des ... Marco Polo was born in 1254 in Venice Republic. His exact date
Jul 8, 2014 ... Marco Polo was born in 1254, in Venice, Italy. He traveled extensively with his
family, journeying from Europe to Asia from 1271 to 1295.
Apr 24, 2011 ... Inaugurating the museum this month, Mr Mesic described Marco Polo as a "world
explorer, born in Croatia, who opened up China to Europe".
Marco Polo was born around 1254 into a prosperous merchant family in the
Italian city-state of Venice. His father, Niccolò, and his uncle Maffeo had left the
Mar 12, 2013 ... A few months before Marco Polo was born in 1254, his father Niccolo and uncle
Maffeo left Italy on a trading excursion to Asia. The brothers ...
Marco Polo (1254 - 1324) was a medieval Venetian merchant, though he is more
... Significantly, Polo is reputed to have been born in Korcula itself, although ...
Feb 23, 2016 ... Marco Polo, (born c. 1254, Venice [Italy]—died January 8, 1324, Venice)
Venetian merchant and adventurer, who traveled from Europe to Asia ...
Niccolo and Maffeo had established a trading outpost on the island of Curzola, off
the coast of Dalmatia; it is not certain whether Marco Polo was born there or in ...
Born: c. 1254. Venice Died: January 8, 1324. Venice Venetian explorer and writer
. The traveler and writer Marco Polo left Venice for Cathay (now China) in 1271 ...
Feb 27, 2013 ... Marco Polo was born around 1254 into a wealthy Venetian merchant family,
though the actual date and location of his birth are unknown.