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Who were Marco Polo's wife and children?

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Marco Polo was married to Donata Badoer and had three daughters, Fantina, Bellela and Moreta. The couple was married in 1300, and were married for 24 years.

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After returning from China, Marco Polo was a prisoner of war in Genoa. He married Donata Badoer one year after his release from prison. Donata was the daughter of Vitale Badoer, a merchant. The couple was married in the church of San Lorenzo after a brief courtship. Marco was 46 years old at the time and Donata was 25 years old. Marco and his wife were married until his death in 1324 from an illness.

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