Zheng He (1371–1433 or 1435), originally named Ma He, was a Hui court eunuch, mariner, explorer, diplomat, and fleet admiral during China's early Ming dynasty.
Zheng He, Wade-Giles romanization Cheng Ho, original name Ma Sanbao, later Ma He (born c. 1371, Kunyang, near Kunming, Yunnan province, China—died 1433, Calicut ...
Biography of Zheng He, the famous Muslim eunuch admiral of Ming China's treasure fleet, who lead one of the greatest armadas in human history on seven ...
Zheng He was all but forgotten to Chinese history until his story was rediscovered and documented in a popular 1909 book by the Chinese scholar, Liang Qihao.
Zheng He, originally named Ma He, was born into a Muslim family just beyond the borders of China (later Yunnan Province in the southwestern part of China) in 1371.
Admiral Zheng He (1371-1433) The Early Years. Zheng He (also known as Cheng Ho) was born in what is now Jinning County, Kunming City of Yunnan Province in 1371, the ...
Zheng He as a Chinese Muslim. Zheng He travelled to Mecca, though he did not perform the pilgrimage itself. The government of the People's Republic of China uses him ...
Zheng He sailed from China to places in South Pacific, Indian Ocean, Persian Gulf, Africa, and possibly America some 80 years before Columbus.
Six More Missions Zheng He would continue to sail on additional missions over the rest of his life. He traveled to many far away places, going all the way to the ...
China's Great Armada, Admiral Zheng He - Six centuries ago a towering eunuch named Zheng He commanded the Ming dynasty's fleet of immense trading vessels on ...