Marco Polo

  • Jan 1, 1254

    Marco Polo Date Born

    He was born on the 1st of January, in 1254, in Venice, in Italy.
  • Jan 1, 1271

    Marco Polo's First Voyage

    He left in 1271, with his father Nicolo Polo and his uncle Maffeo Polo, on the 1st of January when he was 17 years old.
  • Jan 1, 1274

    Marco Polo's arrival to China

    Marco, Nicolo and Maffeo arrived at China. They met an emperor. His name was Kublai Khan. He was the emperor of Mongalia and China.
  • Jan 1, 1291

    A life in China

    The Polos lived in China for 17 years to explore through Mongalia and China.
  • Jan 1, 1295

    Going back

    The Polos went back to Venice. It took about 4 years to go back to Venice, in Italy.
  • Jan 1, 1298

    A war

    Venice had a war with the city of Genoa. Marco was under arrest in prison by a Genose. While he was in jail, in Genoa, he wrote the book "Book of Ser Marco Polo."
  • Jan 1, 1299

    Being released

    He was released from jail and returned to Venice in Italy,z where he remained there for the rest of his life.
  • Jan 8, 1324

    Marco Polo Date Died

    He died on the 8th of January, in 1324, in Venice, in Italy.