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About Marco Polo
Marco Polo was an Italian merchant and explorer.
He became famous through "The Travels of Marco Polo", a travelogue written by Rustichello da Pisa from stories told by him. Along with his father and his uncle, Niccolò Polo and Maffeo Polo, they made a journey to Asia. They returned after 24 years and they found Venice at war with Genoa. He was imprisoned and told his stories to his cellmate. He was finally released in 1299. His stories inspired explorer Christopher Columbus.
His Personal Life
He was married to Donata Badoer and he had 3 children.
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Marco Polo's Popularity
Marco Polo was a famous Italian merchant and explorer, who was born on September 15, 1254. As a person born on this date, Marco Polo is listed in our database as the 11th most popular celebrity for the day (September 15).
People born on September 15 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Marco Polo is the 225th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Marco Polo's birthday, Marco Polo is the 15th most famous Italian and ranks 1st in famous people born in Venice, Republic of Venice.
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