Personal Profile Born: Ma He, 1371, Kunming, Yunnan, Ming Empire (South-West China) Died: 1433 (aged 61-62) or 1435 (aged 63-64) Other Names: Ma He, Ma Sanbao, Cheng Ho Era: Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) Occupation: Admiral, diplomat, explorer, and palace eunuch Early Life (1371-81) A statue of Zheng He and his father in Kunyang, Yunnan, China. Unfortunately,…… Continue reading Zheng He: China’s Admiral of the Seas
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