Index by Birth Year
* ~ 1254 in Venice
+ 1324 Venice
Marco Polo was an Italian merchant, explorer, and writer, born in the Venice Republic.
His travels are recorded in Book of the Marvels of the World, also known as The Travels of Marco Polo, c. 1300,
a book that described to Europeans the wealth and great size of China, its capital Peking, and other Asian cities and countries.
2018 J. Giesen