Zheng He (1371–1433) also known as San Bao (Three Treasures) born in what is now Jinning County, Kunming City of Yunnan Province in 1371. was a Hui-Chinese mariner, explorer, diplomat and fleet admiral. Zheng He was China’s most famous maritime explorer who commanded voyages to Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Middle East and East Africa. His extraordinary ability and vision found brilliant expression in the great achievements of his life, including maritime exploration, foreign diplomacy, and military affairs
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Despite Zheng He is a muslim, his also know as Haji Mahmud Shamsuddin.