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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

Marco Polo - Wikipedia

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Marco Polo was a Venetian merchant traveller and citizen of the Venice Republic whose travels are recorded in Livres des merveilles du monde (Book of the ...

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

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Mar 12, 2013 ... Marco Polo's famous travelogue was penned in prison. Marco Polo is remembered thanks to a colorful and popular narrative about his ...

Marco Polo - Exploration - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of Marco Polo, including videos, interesting articles, ... among others, had already been there—he became famous for his travels ...

Marco Polo: Facts, Biography & Travels - Live Science

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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 ...

Marco Polo - Journalist, Explorer - Biography.com

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Jul 8, 2014 ... 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.

Marco Polo and His Travels - Silkroad Foundation

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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, ...

Marco Polo Facts & Biography | Famous Explorers

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Jul 8, 2013 ... Marco Polo was an Italian merchant and explorer, famous for introducing Europeans to China and Central Asia. He inspired future travelers, ...

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

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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 ...

Marco Polo – Silk Road Traveler and Explorer - Travel China Guide

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Marco Polo, a traveler and explorer, visited China in the Yuan Dynasty. His book, The Travels of Marco Polo, depicts Chinese politics, economy & culture in detail. ... Famous Travelers · Ban Chao · Ban Yong and Fu Jiezi; Marco Polo ...