Marco Polo


Born
in Venice, Italy
September 01, 1254

Died
December 24, 1323

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Marco Polo was supposedly born in the Venetian Republic, in what is now Venice, Italy. There are also stories and various documents which point to his ancestry originating in Korčula, Croatia.

He was a well known trader and an explorer. He recorded his adventures in a book published as "The Travels of Marco Polo". The original copies of his works are lost.

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