Gavin Menzies


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in London, The United Kingdom
January 01, 1937

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Former British submarine commander and amateur historian.

Menzies is most known for his book "1421: The Year China Discovered the World" which claims that the Chinese admiral Zheng He discovered America in 1421.

In his follow up book "1434" He claims that the European Renaissance was sparked by the Chinese.

Average rating: 3.57 · 14,719 ratings · 1,469 reviews · 5 distinct worksSimilar authors
1421: The Year China Discov...

3.59 avg rating — 12,494 ratings — published 2002 — 44 editions
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1434: The Year a Magnificen...

3.46 avg rating — 1,277 ratings — published 2008 — 32 editions
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The Lost Empire of Atlantis...

3.58 avg rating — 574 ratings — published 2011 — 21 editions
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3.18 avg rating — 369 ratings — published 2013 — 7 editions
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