Marco Polo vs Ralph Lauren

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Chairman, Ralph Lauren Corporation
Net worth 2018
$6.32 Billion
Miscellaneous
Industry
Fashion and Retail
Venice
Residence
The Bronx
Italian
Country
United States
BirthDay
14/10/1939
January 9, 1324
Died On
Height
1.68 m
Children
3
Education
Diploma, High School; Drop Out, City University of New York City College
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TIMELINE
2013

Many historians speculate that this famous 13th century explorer and traveller did not actually travel to China because in his book he does not mention the Great Wall of China, chopsticks or any Chinese characters

1972

Published in 1972, the book ‘Invisible cities’, written by Italo Calvino was based on the cities Marco Polo claimed to have visited and also his experiences in China

1323

By 1323, he became very sick and bedridden and the following year he died at the age of 70 in Venice

1300

In 1300, he wedded Donata Badoer, who was the daughter of Vitale Badoer, a prosperous merchant

1271

In 1271, he along with his father, Niccol� Polo and uncle, Maffeo Polo commenced expedition to Asia

1269

In 1269, he met his father, Niccol� Polo for the first time, after Niccol� returned from his trading voyage

1260

It is generally believed by the historians that he was born in Venice, ItalyIn 1260, while his father and Uncle Maffeo Polo were trading in Constantinople, his mother passed way and he lived with his aunt and uncle