Marco Polo

By:Cassidy Meyer

What was life like for Marco Polo?

Marco Polo [1254-1324] was born in Venice,Italy in 1254. In his life he was mostly parentless and was raised by an extended family. He did lots of traveling and made many discoveries along the way.


In Marco's life, he did a lot of traveling. Before he was raised by an extended family, he traveled from Europe to Asia from 1271 to 1295 and stayed in China for 17 years.

Diiferent Facts about Marco Polo

  • He was famous for his heroic venture through the Mongol Empire.
  • Another discovery was a game he made called Marco Polo.
  • When Marco and his father were in China, they were the first people from Europe to ever see paper money.