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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 ...

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Apr 28, 2017 ... He was hosted by Kublai Khan at his palace, Xanadu, and traveled throughout much of Asia. Explore Marco Polo's life on Biography.com.

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Find out more about the history of Marco Polo, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com.

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Feb 6, 2017 ... Biography of Marco Polo, including an account of his travels and his stay in China.

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Feb 27, 2013 ... The travels of Marco Polo from Venice to Asia opened up a whole new world to Europeans. The story of his journey influenced mapmakers and ...

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Marco Polo was a merchant and explorer who traveled throughout the Far East and China for much of his life. His stories were the basis for what much of Europe  ...

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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 ...

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Marco Polo was an Italian explorer. His well-documented travels to China were some of the most influential in world history, and did much to kickstart the ...

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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 ...