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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 and ...

Marco Polo - Journalist, Explorer - Biography.com


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.

Marco Polo - Exploration - HISTORY.com


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 year ...

Marco Polo | Italian explorer | Britannica.com


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 ...

11 Things You May Not Know About Marco Polo - History Lists


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 ...

Italians furious as Croatia lays claim to Marco Polo - Telegraph


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: Facts, Biography & Travels - Live Science


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.

What Are Some Marco Polo Quick Facts? - Biography - YourDictionary


Facts About Marco Polo. Marco Polo was an Italian merchant adventurer. He was born in Venice. His birthday was in 1254. The exact date of his birth has been ...

Marco Polo and His Travels - Silkroad Foundation


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 ...

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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 ...

Marco Polo was born c. 1254 in Venice, Italy.
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>>