We all know the names of western explorers like Marco Polo, Ferdinand Magellan, Vasco da Gama, Christopher Columbus, and others who have put their names in the history of the ocean and sea exploration.

We are told about Marco Polo and his adventures in China, Vasco da Gama and his success in establishing a sea route from Europe to India through Africa’s Cape of Good Hope, Columbus and how he discovered America et cetera.

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But have you ever been told about the eastern explorers who made history before the others did?

Zheng He

One of the Eastern figures that is of great interest in the world of sea travelers and explorers is the Muslim Admiral from China, Zheng He. He was an explorer who reportedly reached America before Columbus did.

Get to know Zheng He’s full story in the video below…

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