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Siro Polo Padolecchia da Ponte, Descendant of Marco Polo, Visited the Museum

We were proud and delighted to host Prof. Siro Polo Padolecchia at the Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot.

Siro Polo Padolecchia, born in Venice in an ancient noble family, is the last living descendant of Marco Polo. Former Ambassador of Italy at the  United Nations, he assisted maaplilim to arrive to Israel after World War II.

Prof. Siro Polo Padolecchia and Dan Tadmor (The Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot, December 2018)

Prof. Siro Polo Padolecchia and Dan Tadmor (The Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot, December 2018)

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