Time since the birth of Marco Polo

Time since the birth of Marco Polo (767 y)

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If Time since the birth of Marco Polo (767 y) was a standard unit ...

  • Time since start of building of the Colosseum (1,947 y)...more would be 2.5 x Time since the birth of Marco Polo
  • Time since the peak of Roman Empire (1,900 y)...more would be 2.5 x Time since the birth of Marco Polo
  • Time since the birth of Dante Alighieri (756 y)...more would be about as big as Time since the birth of Marco Polo
  • Time since the birth of Newton (378 y)...more would be 1/2 of Time since the birth of Marco Polo
  • Lifespan of Galapagos giant tortoise (190 y)...more would be 1/4 of Time since the birth of Marco Polo
  • Time since the publication of Volume 1 of Marx's Das Kapital (154 y)...more would be 1/5 of Time since the birth of Marco Polo
  • Time since the birth of physicist Marie Curie (154 y)...more would be 1/5 of Time since the birth of Marco Polo
  • Time since introduction of the first mass-produced helicopter (Sikorsky R-4) (77 y)...more would be 1/10 of Time since the birth of Marco Polo
  • Period of Halley's Comet's orbit (75.3 y)...more would be 1/10 of Time since the birth of Marco Polo
  • Period of Mars's orbit (1.88 y)...more would be 1/400 of Time since the birth of Marco Polo

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