Websites relating to Admiral Zheng He (Cheng Ho), who took Chinese fleets to the Indian Ocean, and possibly across the Pacific, in the early 15th Century.
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Chinese Mariner Zheng He [Cheng Ho]
Zheng He sailed from China to places in South Pacific, Indian Ocean, Persian Gulf, Africa, and possibly America some 80 years before Columbus.
Explorer from China who 'beat Columbus to America'
An article in the Telegraph announcing a lecture by an amateur historian expounding his theory that when Columbus discovered America in 1492, he was 72 years too late.
International Zheng He Society
Singapore-based organization devoted to the study of Zheng He. Includes downloads, membership information, event overview, Zheng-related news, and related links.
Experts Hope to Emulate Chinese Columbus
From the BBC, Chinese are hoping to emulate an oriental eunuch, who they believe, discovered America 71 years before Columbus. (October 22, 2002)
Chinese Explorer May Redraw Map of History
A report from Xinhuanet concerning the proposal that Chinese explorers found America 72 years before Christopher Columbus. (March 02, 2002)
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